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Title:  Director, Global Ecommerce Product Management


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions Inc.
Requisition ID:  24666


At Univar Solutions our vision is to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet. We are looking for a dynamic eCommerce leader to help us on our journey to create an effortless experience for our customers. Do you love solving problems while driving business to solutions that improve the customer experience? Are you naturally curious and always seeking to understand "why"? This could be your next challenge!


The Director, Global Ecommerce Product Management leads a team of product owners / managers and Ecommerce merchandisers to develop and deploy our global strategy to grow revenue through our Ecommerce channels. As a leader of the digital commerce team, you will work with leaders across the enterprise develop global capabilities and adapt for regional market requirements. 


This role will establish our digital commerce strategy to create an enhanced and differentiated experience that drives preference, loyalty, and lifetime customer value. 


What you'll do:

  • Provide leadership: lead a distributed team of product owners and merchandisers to define the product roadmap through strong partnership with business partners. 
  • Assess opportunities using a "test and prove" approach focused on measurable, high impact outcomes.
  • Drive the global digital roadmap and strategy for our Ecommerce channels in US, Canada, LATAM, and EMEA. This includes websites such as commerce enabled UnivarSolutions.com, Shop.UnivarSolutions.com, MyUnivar.com, ChemCentral.com and other channels as needed and to-be-developed for our digital strategy.
  • Improve merchandising & product information: effectively promote our products online by adding relevant and supplemental information needed to help customers make informed decisions
  • Build new capabilities: Support the broader organization by creating new solutions such as “Where’s My Order” to support our operations and delight our customers.
  • Create justification for new investment / development; be accountable to deliver the proposed value, benefits, and objectives
  • Socialize: Accelerate adoption in the enterprise globally
  • Measurement: define and report performance of leading and lagging indicators against goals


You are a good fit for this role because you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or other related quantitative experience
  • 5+ years experience leading e-commerce teams
  • Experience leading and/or collaborating with cross functional team to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to various levels of the organization
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.


About Our Values:
We believe the diversity shaped by our employees’ unique backgrounds and experiences undoubtedly plays an integral part in delivering innovation to our industry and reshaping our world.


Understanding, accepting and valuing differences in race, ethnicity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, personality, skills and experiences is critical to our profitable growth competitive advantage and success as responsible business leaders in our industry.


As an organization, we are committed to fostering a safe, collaborative, supporting and respectful environment that values diverse perspectives, mitigates unconscious bias and enables a culture where employees are able to bring their authentic self to work. 


In addition to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are also committed to sustainability. At Univar Solutions, sustainability is more than an aspiration – it’s core to how we conduct business. We bring together ambitious goals, operational excellence, technology and collaboration to minimize environmental impact and improve sustainability in all we do. 


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification. 


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous flexible time off program and much more. 



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