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Associate Project Manager, Learning

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Date: Dec 28, 2017

Location: Piscataway, NJ, 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, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Tom’s of Maine, Ajax, Fabuloso, Haci Sakir, elmex, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.


Location: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered



The role is responsible for managing end to end project planning of all global learning solutions, initiatives and process improvement projects in alignment with the corporate learning strategy. This position could be located in either our Park Avenue, New York or Piscataway, New Jersey office. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partners and consults with Learning team to lead the project management for the annual and on-going training plan
  • Leads the development of yearly learning resource planning to support global execution and meet the needs of global stakeholders
  • Partners with the Learning team to provide project design, planning, oversight, and implementation of all learning solutions, initiatives and special projects.
  • Supports the execution of learning initiatives by ensuring optimal allocation of resources and overseeing the development of project plans
  • Work closely across all groups to develop a fully integrated framework to establish a streamlined work-flow process
  • Defines and leads the measurement of KPIs for the global learning organization
  • Owns, gathers and analyzes metrics to evaluate process and project efficiency
  • Anticipates roadblocks, researches issues and recommend corrective measures to learning leadership
  • Prioritizes learning process improvement projects and their requirements
  • Monitors progress of learning process improvement projects against timelines and ensure that deadlines are met appropriately
  • Coordinates and facilitates the delivery of project objectives
  • Provides status updates to various audiences, including governance and management meetings, on the progress of projects
  • Initiate and track all follow-up activities emerging from project meetings
  • Proactively identify issues in need of attention and works with the project teams to address them
  • Manages budget and project financials with a focus on optimizing efficiency and effective use of resources


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.


Education/ Experience Requirements

Minimum Education/Experience: 

  • At least 7 years of Project Management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project or similar platform and experience managing and applying a variety of project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Experience in working with Training and Learning organizations is preferred
  • Experience in managing projects and initiatives globally is preferred
  • Bachelor education, Masters preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (or similar certification) is preferred




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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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