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Director Insights, Analytics

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

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, 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 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

Location: New York, New York, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Position Description

  • Develop Analytics as a strategic core competency to drive growth. Manage and execute best in class strategic analytic capability, including:
    • Business Tracking and Evaluation Marketing 
    • Mix Modeling Pricing and promotion elasticity and simulation Trade/in-store promotion optimization
    • Portfolio Optimization (assortment modeling) 
    • Forecasting and predictive analytics
  • Partner with the cross-functional commercial business team including Marketing, Customer Development, Retail Marketing, Innovation, Finance and category, and shopper insights.
  • Prepare the analytics agenda and team for the future – including leading the integration of different data sources.
  • Demonstrated competencies in advanced analytics, consultative skills, change management, action/results oriented, partnership, effective interpersonal skills, clear/persuasive communicator, problem-solving and strategic thinker – relevant insights tied to strategy, workable solutions, taking action, anticipating issues.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Defining an up-to-date analytics strategy, agenda for the commercial organization.
  • Lead the analytics team to deliver up to date analytics approaches, tools, and insights that drive business growth in this changing commercial, retail, and media environment.
  • Elevate the performance, optimize,  impact, and nurture the development of the analytics team.
  • Help the team move beyond traditional sources of data and tools to embrace, understand and integrate new sources of data including digital and e-commerce.
  • Proactively discover, innovate and experiment with new areas of analytics for business impact - Ensuring all current tools/ approaches we use are constantly updated.
  • Play a pivotal role in guiding CD, Marketing teams on all commercial activation strategies including media planning, pricing and promotion decisions, data driven marketing and overall investment decisions.
  • Drive collaboration and partnership with other function teams in NACMI  teams to coordinate efforts, uncover & evolve mutually relevant opportunities, accelerate success, and advance the role of NA CMI as an advisor for a broad array of Colgate Partners
  • Defining and implementing a new curriculum for analytics for the broader organization – including ecommerce, digital etc
  • Define and continuously update visualization and communication strategies and plans
  • Building a higher level relationship with key suppliers – current and new


Required qualifications:

  • 10-20  years experience in CPG (Consumer Products Goods), banking/finance, insurance, media agencies, ecommerce  firms or other relevant sales/marketing experience.
  • Minimum 5-8 year’s experience working with multiple sources of data and suppliers  ( including advanced analytics)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Pricing and Promotion Elasticity and modeling, Decision Hierarchy, Portfolio . Optimization/ Assortment, Forecasting and Predictive Analytics
  • Experience & Knowledge  required  in digital data sources, advanced targeting/direct response and/or ecommerce data
  • Experience in breakthrough capabilities including Data Visualization and Artificial Intelligence a plus
  • Advanced Degree strongly preferred (MBA, Statistics)

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 e-mail 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, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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