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Associate Retail Manager - Wal Mart

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Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Rogers, AR, 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: Rogers, Arkansas, United States
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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The Associate Retail Manager - Walmart is responsible for managing all facets of Walmart retail execution in the U.S.  This role is responsible for ensuring distribution, pricing, placement, promotional and POP Messaging objectives are flawlessly executed at store. As such, the Associate Retail Manager must collaborate with Walmart operations both at headquarter location and in the field as well as ensure internal alignment with Supply Chain, Marketing, and Sales teams.


Responsibilities Include:


  • Provide support the Retail Team by providing syndicated, internal and POS data exception reporting.
  • Provide total leadership to Walmart retail by directing and translating brand strategies and customer priorities into optimal retail store conditions for maximum sales results and share growth.
  • Manage the communication process between all geographic Agency partners, Walmart team, and Colgate Retail Agency Managers.
  • Formulate specific action plans to address issues and maximizing opportunities, ensuring best in class in-store communication.
  • Direct the Retail Agency to ensure achievement of strong results on all Speed-to-Shelf objectives, Share of Shelf / C-P brand placement execution, and Plan-o-Gram compliance.
  • Obtain maximum distribution in all authorized stores, reduce out-of-stocks, and build business through managing store compliance.
  • Develop account operational relationships to maximize support of in-store execution including coordination of retail meetings conducted in conjunction with  all members of the Walmart Customer Development Team; Finance, Supply chain, Category Development and National Account Managers.
  • Manage and execute all exception reporting and analytics for Retail Link POS data
  • Train and work with 3rd party team members in the field 20-35% to ensure results and teach geographic Retail Agency Managers Walmart’s execution needs.


Background Required


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 4-5 years CPG experience required
  • 1-2 years Agency management experience and/or leadership role in consumer manufacturing/trade industry required
  • 1-2 years Key Account experience with syndicated service (Nielsen, IRI) or similar CPG  sales industry required
  • Analytical experience including Nielsen and Retail Link
  • Awareness of Go To Market strategies and retail operations
  • End to End Project Management experience
  • Microsoft suite including high level knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of your time


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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