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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Assistant Manager- Media Buyer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 13, 2020
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 90345 - Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand


Core responsibilities:

- Engages and collaborates with internal stakeholders i.e. IMC/Marketing leads to understand local advertising business context and to build the pipeline of projects that have significant savings potential

- Partners with IMC/Marketing leads to develop strategic and operational Advertising sourcing strategies, ensuring collaborative and innovation driven relationships with internal stakeholders, global IP

  Advertising community, and external suppliers

- Leads and oversees a roll-out IP Advertising strategies for Advertising Production, Agency Fee management, Working Media, Media Partnerships at a local level

- Collaborates with internal stakeholders and agency partners to develop the local Advertising value  tracking mechanism in order to report FTG savings/added value

- Leads and executes Advertising value/costs audits. Provides recommendations and builds plans for   continuing improvement and optimization of Advertising plans

- Partners with IMC/Marketing leads to establish agencies’ evaluation process with benchmarks for scope of work (SOW) development and tracking, incentive compensations as well as a feedback mechanism

  for continuous improvement, as well as monthly fee management process.

- Develops an implementation strategy to oversee Advertising Production

- Stays abreast of the global, regional and local Commercial/Advertising trends to assist the stakeholders in their existing needs and provide innovative ideas for efficient Commercial/Advertising spends

- Develops procurement project plans to define objectives, resources, timelines, specifications, supplier    selection criteria, and champions IP initiatives in the Commercial Area

- Executes pre-sourcing, sourcing, and post- sourcing management of all Commercial Spend including Media, Digital, eCommerce but also below the line activities (POP, Premium)

- Manages request for information (RFI) and request for proposal (RFP) for the Commercial category, and other procurement tools and process namely

- Participates/Leads (to) the Regional and Global Commercial Circles (Media, Insights, Marketing, POP, etc)



- Master or Bachelor Degree in business or related field.

- Master or Bachelor Degree  in a technical or business field.

- 5 years of advertising experience, preferably with an advertising or media agency or as Procurement 

  Media / Commercial / Digital expert.

- Good English proficiency (verbal, writing and reading skills).

- Good knowledge in SAP and ARIBA will be an advantage.

- Experience of consumer goods industry will be an advantage.

- Knowledge of planning and buying of production and eCommerce and or Digital.

- Strong negotiation skills.

- Experience in vendor evaluations and action planning.

- Experience in Project Management of complex scopes.

- Understanding of Advertising & Marketing agency operations. 

- Self-starter and team player keen on working in cross-cultural working environment.

- Proficient in the Google tools.

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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