Share this Job

Site upgrade in progress. You will not be able to apply at this time. Please be patient and check back with us later.

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:  CBS Compensation Specialist Sr.

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 146645 - Del.Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City, Mexico

Job Summary


Manage Salary & bonus processes and the HR data supporting these processes for Region / Organization. Research solutions to HR customer transactional requests. Review HR transactional data and deliver reports to client groups. Execute compliance and regulatory reporting. Create initiates to be more efficient in our compensation process.  


Principal Duties & Responsibilities


  • Support  the timely execution of annual Salary & Bonus processes with attention to client experience and SLA expectations

  • Process compensation data changes in HR systems related to the Compensation process supported, including relevant documentation

  • Audit completed transactions

  • Execute compliance-related activities

  • Generate ad hoc reports 

  • Conduct compensation administration activities and processes and follow all HR Operations policies and procedures to ensure effective client support 

  • Research, analyze, and resolve compensation issues or inquiries escalated by CBS HR

  • Run incentive plan modeling reports and send to Compensation Communities of HR Expertise (COHRE) for approval

  • Evaluate annual salary increases, special market increases, annual structure adjustments, etc. to ensure they are within guidelines

  • Prepare reports for Compensation COHRE for all phases of the compensation review & approval process

  • Validate policy compliance and accuracy

  • Ensure all necessary documents and approvals are received and information is accurately entered into compensation systems

  • Support the management and implementation of HR technologies including SAP and SuccessFactors

  • Responsible for the submission process of Compensation Surveys  


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.


Education/ Experience Requirements


Minimum Experience:  

  • 2-3 years of HR experience

  • 2 years of experience in Compensation and HR analytics

  • Working knowledge of general HR processes

  • HR certification (preferred)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SuccessFactors Compensation and Variable Pay modules and SAP


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Proficiency in English and “Geography” specific language


Areas of Skills 

  • Ability to consistently deliver high quality customer service in a  professional manner

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and local language

  • Subject expertise of compensation processes and policies

  • Strong organization and problem solving skills

  • Ability to learn quickly (on the job and through training)

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize critical items

  • Ability to deliver high quality customer service consistently in a professional manner

  • Knowledge of pay practices

  • Working knowledge of HR Service Center operations

  • Working knowledge of HR policies, practices, and procedures

  • Entry-level knowledge of general HR transactions

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to analyze and synthesize compensation data

  • Strong customer service focus

  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills

  • Ability to handle multiple customer requests in a timely manner

  • Effective prioritization, follow-up skills and the ability to escalate issues when necessary

  • Attention to detail (particularly with entering data)

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures

  • General organizational skills

  • General analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Flexibility to accommodate staff scheduling changes

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information



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.

Job Segment: Compliance, HR, Law, Compensation, ERP, Legal, Human Resources, Technology