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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:  Workforce Planning & Analytics/BHR Associate

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 21, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 125140 - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Job Summary


Inform insights, decision making and planning through predictive and descriptive HR and business data analysis, interpretation and effective communication and reporting. Works with the Business on strategic and local business and human resource (HR) priorities including talent management, employee engagement and organization effectiveness (performance, organization design & capabilities and change management).  Keep a finger on the pulse of the organization and external market and human resource trends.


Main Responsibilities


HR Analytics and Insights 

  • Identify and gather data on workforce, business and external HR and business trends
  • Partner with CoHREs and business leaders to undertake descriptive and predictive analyses, interpretation and action planning on specific business topics  
  • Share insights and findings about emerging human capital and organization effectiveness trends with COHREs and business leaders
  • Build and maintain standardized scorecards on topics relevant to the organization supported 
  • Proactively prepare and present analysis and interpretation of data on topics of importance to the business (e.g., analytics about trends, benchmarking, key human capital topics)  
  • Analyze and interpret workforce and business data to identify workforce trends across the organization
  • Translate and present complex analytics into readily understandable, practical and actionable insights
  • Deliver clear and easy to understand presentations for key stakeholders


Workforce Budgeting and Planning 

  • Lead workforce budgeting and planning process for staffing, succession planning and salary cycles (including Headcount) in collaboration with the Compensation CoHRE
  • In partnership with Finance, proactively look for efficiencies and make recommendations 
  • Design and deliver agile and flexible ad-hoc and recurring analytics to answer key workforce and other strategic questions in partnership with business leaders, HR partners or third-parties (e.g., Unions, Governments)
  • Formulate actionable insights and recommendations 
  • Deliver clear and easy to understand presentations for key stakeholders 


Continuous Improvement
Partner with the CoHREs to:

  • Support continued data integrity aligned with practices established by the HR Operations CoHRE
  • Leverage, improve and develop tools, methods and models to support analytics on-the-ground
  • Exchange best practices and methods used successfully
  • Make recommendations for automation, simplification and process improvements


HR Partnering

  • Understand local market and external factors to develop insights and to support Business HR, CoHREs and business decisions
  • Collaborate with Business HR Team on key business decisions
  • Use Workforce Planning and Analytics to inform solutions development (e.g. career planning, targeted compensation, incentives, retention, etc.) through anticipation and understanding of
      • issues and trends
      • future labor, organization and business needs
  • Provide support and guidance to business colleagues related to the execution and management of the HR strategy in the respective Business Unit/Global Function
  • Provide insights to the CoHREs for the design, execution and continuous improvement of HR programs to ensure relevancy to current and future business needs


Talent Management

  • Advise and coach business leaders on interpretation of HR policies, consulting with CoHREs as needed
  • Understand and apply, as appropriate, the company’s philosophy, principles and programs (including, e.g., total rewards, learning, people development and mobility)
  • Deploy and execute CoHRE-developed strategies (including, e.g., rewards & recognition, employer brand, development and learning)
  • Share local insights with the CoHREs to inform the design and execution of HR programs to ensure relevancy to current and future business needs
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition CoHRE and CBS and hiring managers to support the recruitment, hiring, and social onboarding of staff
  • Work with the Business HR Team to support succession plans
  • Partner with the Learning CoHRE to
    • Identify learning needs that are informed by business needs, current performance gaps, and future capabilities required
    • Support the execution of the Learning Demand Plan
    • Provide continuous improvement feedback and perspective
  • Execute campus recruiting programs, including orientation and rotational programs 
  • Partner with the Compensation COHRE to
    • Support compensation actions for key talent
    • Identify areas of opportunity for Total Rewards
    • Ensure proper matches are identified for Salary Surveys
  • Lead, develop and manage Business HR trainees and interns (as applicable)
  • Execute international assignment transfers (legal documents, net pay estimates, onboarding)


Organization Effectiveness (Organization Performance, Design, Capabilities and Change Management)

  • Collaborate with HR and Business Leaders to support implementation of organization design
  • Facilitate and support change management execution tailored to specific Business Unit and Global Function needs
  • Collaborate with Business Managers on execution of employee engagement initiatives


Positive Employee Relations

  • Advocate for employees through workforce relationships
  • Support leaders’ initiatives to create and maintain a positive employee relations work environment
  • Manage the internal grievance process
  • Support employee and labor relations training for management and supervisory staff, including coordinating the use of outside legal resources to deliver training
  • Establish proactive and responsive channels of communication to understand the pulse of the organization
  • Advise and coach business leaders and managers on the resolution of employee inquiries and issues, consulting with Legal as needed
  • Champion the company’s Ethical Leadership standards, behaviors and compliance
  • Partner with the Diversity and Inclusion CoHRE to implement relevant local initiatives


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to analyzing and reporting data (Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting, etc.)  or Human Resources related

  • +2 years of workplace data analysis or workforce planning experience; experience in manufacturing and/or consumer products industry preferred

  • Experience partnering with business leaders  

  • Experience with HR practices and programs in one or more HR Specialty Area  (Compensation, Benefits, People Relations, People Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Analytics, Organization Development/Design)

  • Proficiency in the use of Tableau, Power BI

  • Proficiency in budget control and understanding

  • Proficiency in Data Studio is preferred

  • Upper-intermediate level of English

  • Preferred experience in working with a global organization

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 recognized 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 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

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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