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Global Learning Partner

Date: May 7, 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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Job Summary                                               


As part of the Global Learning Team, this position supports the strategic planning of learning and is responsible to develop high impact learning initiatives designed to improve organizational capability to achieve business results. The role partners with the other key stakeholders in execution of appropriate learning solutions to create best possible learning experience for employees.



Principal Duties & Responsibilities



  • Consult with Business Leaders of the assigned functions and other key stakeholders (eg: Business HR) to understand business and organizational goals, gather business requirements to proactively identify learning opportunities in support of strategic business goals and operational objectives.
  • Support the strategic planning process within the functions assigned by attending and partnering key functional meetings and events
  • Gather new emerging trends and capabilities for the assigned function(s) to develop new learning experiences to drive business goals.
  • Be intimately familiar and connected with Regions and Divisions in order to escalate gaps and needs
  • Work with CoHRE resources to determine future direction, prioritize gaps and identify curricula solutions
  • Partner with Learning Design and Content Lead for the execution of all learning design and creation activities
  • Collaborate with Tools and Methods team to ensure alignment with curricula strategy and  to identify creative alternatives to performance challenges; partners to drive adoption and challenge standards
  • Review content programs being developed to ensure alignment to business needs and provide input as needed
  • Provide guidance to the LMS Administration Team (Lead Analyst) on appropriate criteria for creating curricula programs and assignment profiles
  • Partner with finance to effectively develop, manage and analyze variances on an ongoing basis of the budget assigned
  • Actively participate in the Governance process preparing and presenting interim learning requests




Education/ Experience Requirements


  • 10+ years of Human Resources experience.
  • Bachelor education, Master preferred
  • Budget responsibilities of 2.0-4.0+MM$



 Areas of Skills


  • Subject matter expert for Learning
  • Ability to partner, collaborate, and impact decisions within and outside the organization
  • Demonstrated skill in applying  tools and techniques for grasping new concepts, acquiring new ways of seeing things, and revising ways of thinking and patterns of behavior
  • Demonstrated skill in applying approaches, tools, and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner
  • Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively and in a succinct manner; advanced verbal, written, and presentation abilities; ability to ask thoughtful questions to gain insights, listen, and understand other perspectives
  • Ability to use a broad range of methods, assumptions, frameworks, and perspectives when solving problems and making decisions
  • Project planning and management experience.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry and organization standards, procedures, and policies relevant to staff learning and development


Leadership Competencies  


  • Analysis/Decision Making
  • Solves complex problems, taking a broad perspective to identify innovative learning solutions
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Effective execution, balances speed with quality in achieving goals
  • Anticipates and removes potential roadblocks and develops contingency plans when needed
  •  Manages expectations of others and set actionable plans to support successful achievement
  • Monitors progress and adapts plans according to changes in circumstances
  •  Works effectively with people in other departments, functions and regions
  •  Adopts a flexible approach to problem-solving that leads to effective solutions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, adapt to changing environment
  • Takes quick action to resolve customer  issues




Functional Competencies  


  • Project management skills in the learning and development space
  • Proven experience in training related field; preferably adult learners with demonstrated excellence in presentation skills. Professional certification is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of training design and development, instructional methodology and adult learning theory

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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