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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:  Oral Care Consultant (medical detailing within dental profession)

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  Feb 13, 2024
On-site

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 158290 - Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Who We Are

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

 

 

Job Purpose: Developing strong relationships and rapports with dental professionals and dental schools driving usage, recommendation and prescription of Colgate products.

HQ Location: Chennai and Hyderabad

 

About Us

 

Would you like to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?

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

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We, at Colgate, take immense pride in our brand which fuels our workplace to encourage innovative thinking, champion experimentation, promote authenticity and thus contribute to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day !

 

Job Summary 

 

As a Professional Oral Care Consultant you are a key player of our Professional Oral Care team responsible for influencing and building long-term partnerships with dental professionals to make Colgate oral care products an integral part of their practice, ensuring that Colgate is the brand they personally use, use in their dental office, actively recommend and prescribe most often to their patients.

 

What you will do

 

  • Develop strong relationships and rapports with dental professionals and dental schools driving usage, recommendation and prescription of Colgate products.

  • Driving Professional Sales of the concerned area, managing Direct and Indirect Stockists and Dental dealers, pharmacies for generation of Sales Revenue month on month basis.

  • Demand generation for therapeutic products in pharmacies & drugstores in the territory assigned and achieve key performance indicators and sales of professional products in dental channels.

  • Represent Colgate at dental conventions and activities within dental communities, dental schools and associations.

  • Act as a primary resource for in depth oral health knowledge and understanding of dental professionals needs to influence and drive strong opportunities behind our brands and business goals.

  • Active execution of the digital transformation including C4C-SAP Marketing Cloud

  • Lead the design and execution of Professional Marketing strategy and oriented to strengthen Colgate's brand equity among Dentists and consumption building.

  • Understand and analyze company, channel, category, consumer and shopper data effectively

  • Drive excellent execution of the support plan

  • Helps build recommendations and brand equity through events and best practices.

  • Professionals recommendation (such as samples delivery)

  • Prepares progress reports for project status to upper management & key stakeholders

  • Measures, analyzes and reports on the effectiveness of marketing activities.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards

 

Required qualifications, skills and experiences

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Pharmacy, or Health Science, Marketing, Business Administration

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 

  • 2-8 years Medical Detailing and Sales experience (preferably Dental or Oral Care sales, Healthcare sales, Pharmaceutical sales, consumer goods )

  • Intermediate English level

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Office/Google tools proficiency


Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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


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