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HR Business Associate

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 73929 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


     We are looking for HR Business Associate to Partner with business leader/s on strategic, business and human resource priorities including talent management, employee engagement, organization effectiveness (performance, organization design & capabilities, and change management) and employee relations.  Collaborate with management in order to enable measurable difference in employee focus and increase productivity. The role requires formulating partnerships across the human resource department to facilitate the delivery of value-added services that reflect the business values and objectives.


The role demands, keeping the pulse of the organization and bring in external market perspectives and human resource trends to enable decisions.



Job Responsibilities:


General Responsibilities

  • Partner and collaborate with various functions and categories to carry out various human resource interventions aligning business dynamics and challenges in the context of shared service centers/technology and managing various stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Business HR Leader, Business HR Associates, Workforce Planning & Analytics  to drive various HR initiatives
  • Partner with COHREs and CBS human resource team to influence and execute HR initiatives,  policies & programs
  • Adopt and promote agility and new ways of working along with continuous improvement of the HR Partnership Model in the business and facilitate collaboration among Business HR, CBS HR, COHREs


HR Partnering

  • Understand external factors including external market and human resource trends to provide insights in business decisions
  • Use workforce planning & analytics to provide data based insights on key decisions (e.g. career planning, succession planning, retention, etc.)
  • Provides performance related guidance to the Category Leads, Team leads, Associate Team Leads through Coaching, Career Development, Counseling, and disciplinary actions
  • Provide insights to COHREs to design, execute the Human resource processes and benefits and to keep them abreast with market trends and business needs


Talent Management

  • Coach the Category Leads, Team leads, Associate Team Leads on topics impacting leadership effectiveness and business results
  • Understand and apply, as appropriate, the company’s philosophy, principles and programs (including, e.g., total rewards, learning, people development, and mobility)
  • Support leadership development by working together with Category Leads, Team leads to identify leadership and functional capability gaps and to work on solutions that are aligned with HR Strategy
  • Partner with the Learning COHRE and business to identify learning needs including the current and future capabilities gaps and to provide solutions to ensure the organization is future ready
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition COHRE and CBS HR, and hiring managers to support the talent acquisition and effective onboarding
  • Partner with the Compensation COHRE to effectively carry out job evaluation, grade and salary placement and revision in salary structure based on market trends and compensation benchmark
  • Deploy and execute COHRE-developed strategies (including, e.g., Talent Acquisition, Rewards & Recognition, Employer Branding, and Learning & Development)


Organization Effectiveness (Organization Performance, Design, Capabilities and Change Mgmt.)

  • Collaborate with HR and business leaders on organization design, including structure, processes, capabilities, and resource requirements, and identify gaps and opportunities to plan and implement the actions
  • Collaborate with Category Leads, Team leads on employee engagement including participation in employee engagement surveys, action planning and effective implementation of action plans
  • Conceptualize & facilitate change management plans in collaboration with business leaders while providing suggestions on culture, team dynamics, and team effectiveness.


Positive Employee Relations

  • Coach and support Category Leads, Team leads’ capabilities to create and maintain a positive employee relations and work as an employee advocate by establishing workforce relationships
  • Establish proactive and responsive channels of communication to understand the pulse of the organization
  • Understand the interpretation of all applicable statutory and government regulations, policies, rules and procedures and proactively educate the relevant stakeholders for timely decision making
  • Champion the company’s Ethical Leadership standards, behaviors, compliance, and partner with Diversity and Inclusion COHRE to implement local initiatives
  • Adhere to disciplinary action process and seek guidance from HR Head and Legal on disciplinary & employee relations matters


Education / Experience:

  • Master degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years of related experience in manufacturing and/or consumer products industry



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

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