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Category Management Specialist

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Date: 08-Nov-2018

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, DIF, MX

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 recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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 programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 70686


Position Purpose:

Support Category Management Specialist in development of an indispensable category management offering in assigned categories and with assigned accounts based on Best Practices methodology, helping retailers get our products into the store, off the shelf, and into the home of our consumers more efficiently and profitably, so increasing their return on investment


Let´s talk about responsibilities:

Help complete Best Practice templates for each stage of process for assigned categories using Nielsen and Consumer Insight studies to understand channel, segment and size trends, consumer needs and purchase decision process, purchase frequency, intensity and transaction size etc, with the objective of helping partner accounts improve management of the category through the supply chain to the point of sale

Analyze partner account data and compare with market to identify category opportunities and develop category strategies and tactics for assortment, pricing, promotion and merchandising at the point of sale

Coordinate regular meetings between multi-functional category teams, ensuring meeting infrastructure meets all team needs at minimal cost 

Assist in development of motivating strategic presentations for all stages of process in core categories 

Manage category partnership process to ensure delivery of high quality, timely analysis and become an indispensable part of the account´s business

Help coordinate in-field tests and rollout of implementation plans using Field Salesmen and specially trained Promoters, keeping Field Sales and Customer Marketing

Finalize generic category planograms based on strategies and tactics developed in Best Practices process

Perform analysis of Account data and tailor planograms to account needs

Support Field Sales, Consumer Marketing and Channel requests for merchandising support to help us “win at the shelf”  


What you need for this position:

Advanced English Level
At least 2 years of experience in Category Management (Big accounts)
Bachelor's degree
Advanced handling of Excel and Access
Knowledge in Nielsen and Kantar

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

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

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