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Associate Analyst II / Analyst - Analytics

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Date: 03-Dec-2018

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

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: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 69062




Main Purpose of the Position


The incumbent will be responsible for supporting Colgate’s data management processes and standard reporting. In addition, conduct first level analysis of reports for Colgate business functions at global, division and hub (country clusters) levels.  The incumbent must have effective written and oral communication with business stakeholders, internal IT partners and external strategic business partners.  In general, the incumbent must be an analytic thinker with the ability to work with large data sets, detail-oriented, problem solver, collaborative and customer-oriented (proactive and responsive to stakeholder needs).




Reporting to:

Manager, Colgate Business Services – Analytics in Mumbai, India

Key Contacts:


Global, Division, Hub and Subsidiary Reporting Contacts

Global IT Service Center – Marketing Team

External Analytic Strategic Partners

Corporate Budget and Planning

Investor Relations




Primary Accountabilities (Responsibilities / Tasks)

  1. Create standard reports per agreed to SLAs and respond to ad hoc requests for reporting and first level analysis.
  2. Supports market data harmonization process set up and business as usual across all CP countries and categories working with external strategic partners as appropriate.
  3. Manage market data validation processes and tools and investigate significant differences from what was previously reported.
  4. Communicate and coordinate with Divisions and subsidiaries as part of investigation and resolution of discrepancies.
  5. Update and manage master data sets. 
  6. Assist with change management needs (e.g., training, communications, etc.) as part of roll-out and on-going support of market data reporting tools and processes.
  7. Ready to work collaboratively with business partners across geographies





Performance / Skill Criteria


  1. Experience with third-party data i.e., syndicated market data, Point of Sales, etc.
  2. Intermediate knowledge of Excel (i.e., standard functions – aggregation, pivots, look ups, etc., VBA)
  3. Knowledge in Analytical tools like R or Python
  4. High level of comfort with large sets of data and attention to detail and passion for accuracy
  5. Problem-solver, with analytic thinking and ability to apply root cause analysis
  6. Ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and meet deadlines
  7. Effective written and oral communication
  8. Knowledge of Word and PowerPoint
  9. Good listening and collaboration skills


Good to Have

  1. Working knowledge of consumer packaged goods industry
  2. Working knowledge in working on different BI tools
  3. Worked with multiple data sources like Retail Measurement, Household Panel, Financial Reporting
  4. Understanding of Colgate’s processes, and tools supporting analytics (for internal candidates)
  5. Willingness and ability to experiment with new tools and techniques
  6. Good facilitation and project management skills
  7. Ability to maintain personal composure and tactfully handle difficult situations.







Required Experience / Education

  1. Bachelor of  Engineering / Sciences
  2. 3+ years of experience
  3. Proficient in Reporting and/or Budgeting


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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