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Company Profile - Unilever


One of the world's leading consumer goods companies, we make and market products in the foods, home and personal care sectors across the world. In fact brands such as Dove, Magnum, Hellmann's, Persil and Lynx are used by over half the families in the world every day.

Our mission is to add vitality to life – and we do this by helping people feel good, look good and get more out of life. But although we're very successful, we can't be complacent. And we work hard to develop new products, improve established brands and pioneer more creative and flexible ways of working.

Career Opportunities

The Unilever Graduate Leadership Programme is designed to help you reach senior management as soon as possible. You'll join one of our UK operating companies in your chosen career area and you'll have a real job with key deliverables and responsibilities from the outset. The following will give you a taste of what to expect:

  • Your first two years usually comprise four placements and you will need to be mobile to get the breadth of experience required.
  • Excellent training covering leadership development, general business and professional skills.
  • Full support to gain Chartered status or relevant professional qualifications. Our accredited training programmes include CIMA, IMechE, IChemE and IEE.
  • A strong support network including a buddy, mentor and your HR Contact, as well as ongoing coaching from your line manager.

Training and Development

Our high-quality training programmes will help you develop the expertise and personal qualities you'll need in order to achieve your career goals. There's a vast range of opportunities at Unilever, you just have to seize them. You'll be limited only by your own ambitions and desire to succeed.

What we look for

We want people with the potential to lead our business. So we're as interested in your personal qualities as we are in your degree.

Being passionate about business, inspired by profit, competition and customer satisfaction are all important characteristics, as is integrity together with ambition and entrepreneurial spirit.

How to apply

Take a look at our range of schemes on the panel to the right. Select one for further information and details of how to apply.

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