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Information Technology

Competitive advantage

Information Technology (IT) is a key lever for competitive advantage.

An IT placement on the Unilever Future Leader’s Programme will see you learn all streams of the function, including developing tools for new ways of working, finding cutting edge solutions for our retailers or managing our internal IT infrastructure.

Unilever develops leaders

Our global learning programmes are regarded as the best in the industry. We have internal academies for each business area designed to develop employees in functionally specific capabilities.

Did you know?

In IT at Unilever we enable 100,000 users to access their email on computers, smart phones, iPads and other devices.

Three ways you'll learn with us

  • Through formal learning: with in-house training

  • Through experience: with hands-on project work

  • Through people: work with experts in their fields and benefit from a buddy system

IT Experience on the Unilever Future Leaders Programme

IT innovation

Identify ways to improve business functions and processes, and demonstrate the business benefits. Includes project management.

IT services

Learn about improving service delivery using vendors and external suppliers, and developing network infrastructures.

Customer development/Sales

Unilever’s strong customer focus requires IT employees to benefit from operational exposure to Customer Development. Understand the Customer Service role and function and their touch points with central functions (Demand Planning / Supply Planning / Distribution Planning)

Supply Chain

The Supply Chain stint has been designed with the objective of understanding the Supply management, Customer Service, Demand and Supply Planning processes. Understanding all the planning activities undertaken by Supply Planning team & the process of factory collaboration.


To understand the Unilever principles of brand management and Unilever brand management philosophy. Understanding brand innovation, Brand Building, Brand development.


To understand end to end Procure to Pay process with specific focus on IT systems involved and integration between different IT systems.


This stint has been designed with the objective of understanding the business processes that are carried out in the Manufacturing unit. It helps familiarization with the processes in factory and the linkage to central functions.

International Stint

UFLP India sends each of its Management Trainees overseas for their projects, aimed at helping you understand other markets, cultures and best practices.

Rural Stint

Understand the realities of Rural India, the role a socially responsible business can play in developing the country, the rural market, consumer profile, psyche and lifestyle. Understand the rural consumer’s purchase patterns and needs of the rural people. It will test you on each Standard of Leadership, and allow you to test yourself in a non-corporate set-up.

Understand the three pronged approach to CSR for HUL - Grow Markets in a responsible manner; Ensure sustainable practices @HUL; be a thought leader for a sustainable tomorrow.

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