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Scientific Affairs Manager

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Date: Mar 4, 2019

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 Within Country
# 69083

This position will be responsible to support key relationships and networks with experts, academic institutions and dermal associations as well as external communication for our Elta MD and PCA Skin brands.  The ideal candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills with a strong back ground in skin/dermal science.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Support PCA Skin & Elta MD regarding critical relationships and networks with current and future experts, academic institutions and dermal associations
    • Advisory Board coordination (plus establishment of new boards)
    • Podium / Technical Meetings
    • Trade Show
    • Building relationships/liaising with professional associations
  • Education - external stakeholders, such as presentations on products/actives, webinars, etc.
  • Work closely with all internal stakeholders to ensure correctness and consistency of communication towards all target groups
    • Direct support to sales team - e.g. FAQs, "translation" of science, etc.
    • Partner with Marketing and other internal stakeholders - review of marketing materials, detail aids, etc.
  • Publication strategy & coordination
  • Crisis management - e.g. ingredient-critical publications
  • Potential Clinical coordination and report review for PCA Skin & Elta MD




  • PhD with dermal science or related field




  • Ideal candidate will have experience working in or with professional and consumer dermal products
  • 8+ Years experience in ismilar roles.


Special Knowledge:


Dermal Science and Brand Knowledge


  • Communicates effectively with experts, dermal professional organizations and academia as needed on current dermal science, technology and research
  • Transfers complex scientific content into understandable messages tailored to target groups


Required Competencies:


  • Candidate must exhibit good project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with different timelines and goals
  • Ability to initiate and sustain effective working relationships with multi-functional technical/non-technical teams and be an effective participant in a team environment
  • Effective Oral and Written communication skills - public speaking and presentations
  • Professional Partnership Building:  Takes initiative to identify and build partnerships with experts, academic institutions as needed and other influential professional and health related groups


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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