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Management Trainee

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Location: Almaty, ALA, KZ

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 73395 - Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Give your career a head-start by joining one of the leading oral-care companies in the world!

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company selling its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Lady Speed Stick, Protex, Haci Sakir, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.

Our three fundamental values — Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement are part of everything we do.

Colgate’s Graduate Trainee program has been developed to attract and educate future talent to be true leaders and give them the required knowledge to get ahead in their careers at Colgate-Palmolive. It is a fast-track career program for ambitious young professionals who are not afraid to “get their hands dirty” and have a passion for FMCG market.


Duration of the program: 1 year
The program is designed to allow the fresh Graduate to explore the company from the very entry level to manager positions, assigning them to lead projects of regional importance under the guidance of senior managers. We coach and mentor our trainees to help them realize their potential and career aspirations.


What is required of you:
- First three months is dedicated to teaching the Trainees the basics of selling skills, the role of each key person in the process of sales, including both “on-the-job” and classroom training
- The following months are dedicated to 3 rotations between Commercial departments including Sales, Trade Marketing and Logistics & Customer Service, where the Trainees lead and work on commercial projects in teams, allowing them to explore, bring in new ideas, innovate and show their potential.
- The final stage of the Trainee program is being assigned individual stints as Territory Supervisors with real teams and sales targets in a city of Kazakhstan.
- By the end of the program the Trainees are assigned permanent roles within the organization based on final assessment.


Placement: HO in Almaty with short-term assignments in other cities of Kazakhstan


- Fresh graduate of 2018-2019
- English fluency
- Complete mobility and readiness to relocate
- Willingness to learn and develop


To participate:
- Send in a detailed CV in English via headhunter
- Include formal cover letter stating why you want to be part of the program and your career aspirations
- Have an active e-mail account (all communication such as invitations, results, etc. will be done via e-mails)


Stages of selection:
- Numeric test to test your analytical abilities
- Case assessment

- Final interview with General Director & HR

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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