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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 recognized 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 programs 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:  Customer Development Manager (Amambay o Concepcion)

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  May 24, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 146052 - Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one too? Between those smiles, her day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having thought-provoking discussions, and making impactful contributions.

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our trusted home brands, dedicated employees, and commitments to sustainability make us a company passionate about building a future to bring smiles to our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. Pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, encourages experimentation, and promotes authenticity that has contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives up to its values, give your career a reason to smile...every day.

This person is responsible for leading Colgate's relationship with the client. Negotiate the activities and investments in order to implement the 5Ps at the points of sale (assortment, Planograms, POP, promotions and price verification). Implement tactical actions aligned with the company's strategy, within the framework of good ethical and business practices.

1. Identify growth drivers in customers to take the necessary actions to boost sales.

2. Negotiation of Joint business plan and annual business plan with the client

3. Understand and explore customer needs to recommend business solutions

4. Responsibility for the client's P&L

5. Interpret the reports that arise from the Supply Chain, detect opportunities for collaborative work

6. Responsibility for monitoring and application of current accounts (generation of RASAS and its application)

7. Carry out a schedule of monthly visits to the points of sale, supervising the sales representatives or merchandisers

8. Ensure net sales target: Sell Out performance by subcategory - days of inventory - SOM Growth - DSO by region (according to CP guidelines).

9. Maintain contact with the leading client in search of sustainable growth on both sides.

10. Ensure the implementation of the 5 Ps at the levels of Retail Environment and its channel.

11. Assure clients of the annual business plan, maintaining adequate negotiation and implementation in the accounts under their responsibility.

12. Manage people development and leadership

13. Provide excellent demand planning to ensure target net sales.

14. Provide compelling and appropriate business information to your team and leaders.

15. Develop and implement proper Catman processes

16. Support the DC Team in the generation and development of growth strategies for our brands, following the commercial opportunities identified in the Categories for which we have CatMan consultancies with Key Clients.

- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Engineering, Business Administration or similar

- 3 years of experience in commercial area

- Basic knowledge of the English language

- Advanced management of Windows (Excel, Power Point), BI, SAP. General knowledge of Retail/Shopper.



Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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 program 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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