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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:  Oral Care Consultant (region North & South Holland)

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  04-Mar-2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151243 - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Oral Care Consultant 

(region North & South Holland)


Do you want to be part of a diverse 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 currently looking for an Oral Care Consultant (OCC) for our office in Weesp. The OCC will be working in the field covering the North & South Holland region  including Amsterdam, The Hague, Leiden and Alkmaar. S(he) will be part of our team of specialists who will work closely with dental professionals and will be  playing a crucial role  in building and maintaining brand awareness and sales for our cosmetic and professional oral care products.


Every day is different, but below is a sample of what s(he) will experience and expect to accomplish:

  • Visits to dental hygienists and dentist practices in the Amsterdam area where  s(he) work towards achieving a set number of visits

  • Maintaining relationships and sharing recommendation & endorsement for our product portfolio among dental professionals

  • Education of dental professionals about specific oral care indications and the benefits of our product formulas, for example during lunch & learn presentations

  • Being present and providing support during conferences, symposia, regional meetings and other events where you also convey technical product information

  • Maintaining and updating customer data in our C4C system where  s(he) summarize visits, keep track of conversation highlights and any feedback about our products

  • Encourage dental practices and dental hygienists to order samples and other supporting material on our webshop 

  • Provide input to office colleagues when it comes to developments in the field hence driving opportunities and possibilities


WHOA, this is totally me!

  • An optimist in action: Dutch and English speaking. Hands-on “can do” approach, with willingness to learn and adapt quickly.

  • A proven track record of performance working in-field or field service experience with healthcare professionals. Experience in dentistry or pharmacy is a clear plus !

  • Consumeroriented,: the ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex concepts such as medical and scientific data to clients

  • Experience in digital transformation and digital communication tools is an advantage

  •  Strong communicator (both verbal and written) and persuasive skills both in 1:1 and in larger group setting 

  • Team player who is also able to work independently


 What we offer You

  • An enthusiastic, energetic and supportive team

  • 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 


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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