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Digital Procurement Implementation Manager

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

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, 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: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Globally
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The Digital Procurement Implementation Manager will be a part of the digital procurement project to provide project management globally.  The Digital Procurement Implementation Manager is accountable for the success of the Digital E2E cloud platform implementation.  The Digital Procurement Implementation Manager will be responsible for the overall success, including initiation, planning, and execution monitoring, while controlling the scope of the Digital E2E project.  Is responsible for making decisions both large and small. Will be required to work with the 3rd party platform provider to define the project, build its comprehensive work plan, and manage to the budget. Will work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of the project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support.  Leadership and communication with all levels of the organization are required.



  • Primary point of contact for overall deployment.
  • Partners with 3rd party project manager to manage timeline, all customer resource activities, drive resolution of any escalated issues, other key project management items.
  • Accountable for successful execution of the planning, design, implementation & post implementation of each Division.
  • Overseeing and documenting all aspects of the project.
  • Lead the project plan to drive deliverables and meet milestones.
  • Utilize approved tracking and project management tools to support and drive the project to completion.
  • Influence change management planning and execution.
  • Provide reporting to ensure clear communication and drive decisions.
  • Facilitate issue/ risk management and escalation process.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or relevant technical discipline.
  • 8+ years of practical working experience in Procurement, Project Management, Finance, Information Systems or Supply Chain.
  • At least 4 years project management experience.
  • At least 2 years global project management experience.

Preferrer Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree (MBA) or professional certificate (CPM or CPSM or Project Management).
  • High customer services skills with multiple functions and regions.
  • Ability to understand and lead technology based discussions.
  • A good understanding of Source to Pay (S2P) and Procure to Pay (P2P) processes including Procurement Software such as SAP, Ariba, eSourcing, Spend analyzer.

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

Job Segment: Implementation Manager, Procurement, ERP, Information Systems, Supply Chain Manager, Technology, Operations

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