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Category Management Specialist

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Date: 17-Mar-2018

Location: Prague, PR, CZ

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 recognised 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 programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 61445


Main responsibilities:


Leading Category Management projects by applying Category Management principles and processes in cooperation with Customer Management  to drive incremental category and CP growth via:

  • Conducting Category analysis for Customers and Benchmark RE
  • Identifying gaps & opportunities for Category at Customer
  • Preparing portfolio analysis and recommendations for CP and competition
  • Recommending of strategy & tactics ( assortment, shelf arrangement for CP and competition)
  • Presenting CP recommendation to Customer and agreeing on final CatMan recommendations ( Strategy, portfolio, layout etc.)
  • Preparing planograms and monitoring implementations at stores
  • Revising implementation and its effectiveness vs. Benchmark
  • Recommending improvement plan in case Category growth at Customer is not in line with Category goals
  • Using the latest information systems and business analytical tools  (Nielsen, Dunnhumby, Sesta, Spacemen, Customer data) to support decision-making processes.
  • Communicating with the trade at the implementation phase, ensuring that account needs are addressed
  • Developing tools and merchandising materials for effective shelf management and for inducing shoppers to purchase Colgate products in-store




  • University Degree
  • Very good English (written and spoken)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • 2-3 years of experience in Category Management

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 email 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, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,  marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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