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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programmes that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Brand Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  23-Sep-2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 142788 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Brand Manager 


Do you want to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to connect with others across the world and make an impact with your brand? If this is what energizes you, Colgate-Palmolive is the place to be! 


Our iconic brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. 


We are looking for a new colleague for an important position in our young, ambitious, and winning team as Brand Manager Sanex for the Netherlands. In this Brand Manager role, you will be working on one of the most powerful body care Brands in Europe. Sanex is pouring all of its passion and dedication into offering the consumer the most advanced skincare solutions with one clear mission: to keep people's skin at its healthy best.


The assignment:

You are part of the Consumer Experience team and within it, you are the Brand Champion responsible for the growth of Sanex. Furthermore, you are the owner of local consumer insights, making sure they are at the heart of our local decisions and strategies; from budget creation, portfolio management, media campaigns, and shopper programs, all while enhancing and strengthening the brand equity.

  • Strengthen the brand through impactful marketing campaigns in collaboration with our media agency.

  • Implement and manage the local social media and PR strategy in collaboration with our agencies, including an influencers & ambassador program and PR events.

  • Partner with the European Brand Team to build next year's pipeline, fitting the local consumer needs.

  • Lead the retail activations and development of high-quality POS material and promotion plans - for our key retail partners  in close collaboration with the Sales Team.

  • Set up marketing partnerships (media and brand partnerships) with the aim of generating consideration & trial.

  • Manage your local marketing budget.


WHOA, this is totally me!

To maintain our strong position in the market, we need ambitious people, with strong convictions and beliefs. People who are courageous, entrepreneurial, and challenge the status quo. We look for future leaders who are willing to go the extra mile and want to make a difference. 

  • From 5 years of experience in Brand & Product Management  (incl P&L and budget responsibility) in an FMCG environment.

  • Strategic

  • Stakeholder management

  • Analytical

  • Dutch native is a must and fluent in English. 

  • A fast-paced environment is what keeps you energized; you can juggle 1000 balls and you don’t easily get stressed.


What we offer you

  • Both national and international career opportunities in one of the world’s leading consumer goods company

  • Excellent salary & benefits package including a 13th month & a bonus 

  • A Sustainable Bicycle plan

  • On an annual basis you are granted 29 holidays 

  • From the end of May till the end of September we have “Summer Hours”  where we provide the flexibility to enjoy the weekend earlier on Friday afternoon

  • Flexibility; we have a hybrid working model providing the possibility to work from home 2-3 days per week. 


If you’ve read this far, we bet it’s because you’re serious about joining a group of passionate people so just hit the “apply” button and submit 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, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and 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.

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, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.  

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

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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