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Unilever IT Manager Job

Unilever IT Manager Job

Role: IT Manager Apply Now

Function: IT

Work Level:  WL2

Reports to: Head of IT

Scope: Local

Location: Karachi Head Office Apply Now

Job: Full time


With 3.4 billion people in over 190 countries using our products every day, Unilever is a business that makes a real impact on the world. Work on brands that are loved and improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We are driven by our purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace, and it is our belief that doing business the right way drives superior performance. At the heart of what we do is our people – we believe that when our people work with purpose, we will create a better business and a better world. 

At Unilever, your career will be a unique journey, grounded in our inclusive, collaborative, and flexible working environment. We don’t believe in the ‘one size fits all’ approach and instead we will equip you with the tools you need to shape your own future.


Find your purpose at Unilever. You will lead innovations, big and small, that will make our business win and grow. You will learn from brilliant business leaders and colleagues in a truly global and diverse culture to ultimately become a better you. If you are passionate about driving process automation, transformation and working with diverse teams, then this role is just for you.


  • Lead a team of IT business partners interfacing with different functions within Unilever
  • Be the lead in driving process automations across the organization
  • Drive digital transformation for core business (Customer Development/Supply Chain) by enabling and uplifting IT personnel/processes/tools
  • Closely partner business stakeholders, global IT teams & ensure complete execution & delivery
  • Be the go-to technical person for business teams and internal IT teams
  • Key focus on the architecture of IT applications; motivated to learn new tools/technologies
  • Support business growth strategy, define IT roadmap & ensure immaculate delivery as per the roadmap
  • Have an eye for innovation and optimization for already existing projects/processes/applications
  • Successfully deliver solutions through in-house/outsourced development with focus on customer/market
  • Establish metrics, develop operational KPIs, and focus on continuous optimization
  • Introduce new and improved focus areas/ways of work for team engagement/upskilling


Experiences & Qualifications

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in engineering is required within the discipline of software and computer engineering.
  • 10-12 years of overall professional experience in relevant domains of IT including software engineering and digital transformation. 5+ years of relevant experience working in a fully agile delivery model is required
  • Certifications in agile practitioner, A-CSM/CSM, lean six sigma/PMP


  • Software development
  • Thorough understanding of software architecture, best coding practices, and complete product lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of open-source tools, technologies, and Agile tools
  • Proficient in Agile methodology with strong knowledge on Scrum/Kanban/Lean frameworks
  • Experience of working on cloud platforms
  • Thorough understanding and experience of databases (SQL Server/Oracle/MySQL)
  • Knowledge of process automations and various tools
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong people and stakeholder management skills
  • Data Analytics and DDDM


  • You are an inclusive motivator of people. Your team deliver with real passion, growing and learning from each other whilst delivering quick wins.
  • You are still responsible for your own results and as a manager, you also need to motivate others to deliver with passion, creating an inclusive and engaging climate around you. You can balance challenge with support and coaching. You understand the wider business context and you are emotionally intelligent enough to motivate people to deliver what is needed.
  • Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors
    • PERSONAL MASTERY: Sets high standards for themselves. Has emotional intelligence to take feedback, manage mood and motivations, and build empathy for others.
    • PASSION FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE: Generates intensity and focus to motivate people to deliver results at speed. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results.
    • TALENT CATALYST: Invests in people – coaches individuals and teams to realize their full potential. Creates an inclusive climate, empowering everyone to be at their best.
    • PURPOSE & SERVICE: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.
    • CONSUMER LOVE: Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.
    • BUSINESS ACUMEN: Creates sustainable growth with purpose, engaging different partners across the system for change.

Unilever embraces diversity and encourages applicants from all walks of life! This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

Unilever is an organization committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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