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Senior Brand Manager Professional Oral Care

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Date: Dec 29, 2018

Location: Therwil, BL, CH

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: Therwil, Switzerland, Switzerland
# 71246





The Professional Senior Brand Manager is part of the Professional Oral Care Marketing team working at European level to develop marketing & communication strategies towards dental profession. The position reports to the European Professional Marketing & Sales Leader.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop the professional marketing and communication strategy for the assigned therapeutically relevant brands
  • Lead the creation or adaptation to Europe (in case of global projects) of professional marketing campaigns for both professional products and consumer brands including patients and pharmacy channel
  • Cascade and supports the roll-out of divisional and global professional marketing campaigns in key markets
  • Be a key partner for:

- Professional Oral Care teams in key European markets (EU Hubs)

- EU Division  Brand teams across all brands 

- Global Prof Marketing

  • Engage, brief and monitor agencies within company network
  • Work closely with Consumer Insights to ensure identification and validation of relevant insights and assets 
  • Partecipate actively in cross-functional Global & Divisional Professional Go-To-Market teams
  • Coordinate internal approval of all communication bundles with Global and Divisional functions
  • Support actively the management of the professional marketing budget
  • Collect systematically competitor activities 


Education & Experience:


  • BS/MS Degree in Marketing or related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Marketing / Professional Marketing in a brand management role with a key role in defining the brand strategy and plans
  • Background in multinational Companies preferably in the healthcare or pharma industry, FMCG as alternative
  • Experience in managing creative and service agencies and in having developed successful communication campaigns – digital a plus
  • Experience in managing complex projects and in working in matrix organizations





  • Fluency in English mandatory, native speaker a plus
  • Very good written and verbal communications skills, able to present effectively to committees, partners, etc.
  • Motivated, high energy, able to be recognized as a relevant counterpart by the markets
  • Creative and pro-active, able to work independently
  • Flexible, "can do" attitude, able to work with a broad spectrum of personalities and to manage ambiguity

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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