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Oral Care Consultant

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: North West, ENG, GB

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: North West, England, United Kingdom
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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We are looking for 2 new Oral Care Consultants to join our team. 



  • The Oral Care Consultants are field based specialists who work in close partnership with the UK dental professionals and dental student population. This role involves detailing, selling and merchandising Colgate products to either existing or new customers in the dental sector. 
  • A diverse team of Oral Care Consultants operate across clearly defined territories UK wide. Oral Care Consultants are field-based and are crucial in maintaining and building brand awareness and sales for our professional products range.


TERRITORIES for our 2 new OCC colleagues: 

  • One for postcodes: L, LL, CH
  • One for postcodes: BD, BB, PR, OL, WA



  • Visit dentists, hygienists, and therapists within dental practices, area health authorities, hospitals and dental hospitals located within your territory. There will be a particular focus on next generation’s dentists including dental foundation students.
  • If appropriate, occasional visits to dental students within assigned dental universities.
  • The aim of these visits is to establish contact, build rapport, sell specialist Professional products, drive recommendation and endorsement for our consumer brands
  • You will educate the dental professional and their teams in specific oral care areas, as well as the benefits of our Colgate products
  • You will be expected to deliver larger group presentations within universities to students and to local regional groups where appropriate.
  • Work closely with your regional supervisor to develop your skills and capability through coaching and an individual development plan including keeping up to date on mandatory training.
  • Responsible for maintaining and collating customer records within our CRM system
  • Complete a business plan and weekly visits plans
  • Provide technical/scientific and product information through arranging, administering and presenting at trade exhibitions, educational group meetings to dentists and on a one-to-one basis
  • Provide on-going feedback and market intelligence to Professional Marketing and Sales team
  • Deliver upon KPIs, which involve contacting dental professionals and their teams face to face and/or by phone



  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Expertise in consultative and solutions selling
  • Experienced in being customer facing in the field
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely complex concepts (Medical and Scientific data) to customers
  • Analytical skills
  • Educated to degree level standard
  • Proven track record of operating in a KPI driven environment
  • The ability to make customer centric sales recommendations
  • Exposure to working/partnering with healthcare professionals
  • Influencing and networking to gain access into universities



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, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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