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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:  Associate IT Manager, Supply Chain

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Nov 21, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 149346 - Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Associate IT Manager, Supply Chain


About Colgate-Palmolive


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having 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 a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed 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.


The Experience

In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape.


Scope of responsibility:

In the role of Associate Manager, GIT Supply this individual will be a key member of the extended GIT Dublin leadership team.  They will have ownership for functional areas within Supply Chain, will lead implementation and business partnership activities, and will be responsible for people management and development.


The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in implementing Supply Chain technology and a working knowledge of Supply Chain processes.  They will be self-motivated, with a passion for delivering projects that add value and drive business growth.  They will have experience in coaching and leading a team, providing clear direction and supporting individuals in their professional growth. They will have excellent communication skills, be as comfortable communicating with our business partners as with our GIT technical colleagues, and be able to build relationships in a virtual environment.


The successful candidate will manage and coach a team of Business Analysts, overseeing the delivery of the team's projects, ensuring that the system implementations reflect business needs and add value whilst also providing individuals with growth opportunities.  In parallel they will deliver their own projects, lead business engagement activities, be able to manage through ambiguous situations and be open to learning new technologies relevant to our Divisions.  They will also have an active role in resource planning which requires a collaborative and flexible mindset, balancing individual and team needs with business and GIT priorities.


In summary, the Associate Manager, GIT Supply, will:

  • Coach and develop the team, completing performance reviews and development plans, and monitoring and addressing skill requirements in the team.

  • Drive a continuous learning culture within the team, ensuring team members remain a vital part of the global team and are well positioned to support business needs into the future.

  • Support the Category Lead in building and maintaining a highly-motivated and effective team, gathering and planning Grid projects, and engaging with key IT and Business stakeholders.

  • Establish plans and milestones that meet business needs, involving key stakeholders in the formulation and progress of these project plans.

  • Track work progress against plans and reassign resources as needed to meet changing priorities and agreed commitments.

  • Resolve critical issues that are raised (e.g. design, cost, quality, timeframes and resources) to stay on track to meet commitments and deadlines.


Qualifications & Education:


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or Engineering and appropriate SAP qualifications are required. 


Business & Technical Experience:


  • An aptitude for, and experience in, developing and coaching people.

  • A proven track record of performance with at least 6 years of increasing technical and process experience.

  • Project management experience, leading a Cross Functional or complex Supply Chain project.

  • An understanding of core Supply Chain business processes as well as experience and interest in related technologies is a distinct advantage.

  • Fluent in English.


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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