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Unilever South Africa (Pty Ltd), a subsidiary of Unilever PLC, is one of the largest FMCG companies in the South Africa. The Company is over 100 years old, with brands that are household names throughout the country. Unilever South Africa has over 3000 employees based across two offices and five manufacturing locations in South Africa.

Unilever’s
 – more... strength is its brands. Sunlight is Unilever’s biggest selling brand, although others such as Omo, Lux, Lipton, Ola and Knorr are also household names. Unilever operates in nine product categories – laundry, savoury and dressings, skincare and cleansing, margarine, deodorants, household care, tea, hair care and ice cream – and is the market leader in seven of these categories.

The company’s product development and marketing expertise are global, while strong local roots enable it to fine-tune these to South African needs. Annually, Unilever invests approximately €891m spent on R&D worldwide. Consumer research also plays a vital role in brand development.
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What is it like to work at Unilever?

3,9
Work/Life Balance
4,0
Salary/Benefits
3,7
Job Security/Advancement
3,8
Management
4,0
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Unilever?

89%
of employees approve of Paul Polman’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 3 203 ratings

What are the top-rated locations & roles at Unilever?

Top work locations
4,4
Bloemfontein, Free State
4,2
Midrand, Gauteng
4,2
Polokwane, Limpopo
Most popular roles
5,0
Customer Consultant
5,0
Data Analyst
4,7
Field Sales Representative
4,7
Assistant Engineer
4,7
Universal Operator

What did candidates say about the interview at Unilever?

Interview experience
Based on 142 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 143 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 141 interviews
About a week
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