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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:  Central America Professional Oral Care & BSBF Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 25, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 153108 - Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala


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! 


Job Summary

The Professional Oral Care (POC) & BSBF Manager is responsible for positioning CP as the top tier oral care equity, while building strong / lasting partnerships with the profession at all influence levels and driving professional product sales in key markets. You will be responsible to guide critical business functions and processes both internally and externally with dental practitioners, dental academia, dental distributors and pharmacies, as well as Key Opinion Leaders at all levels and public health. Leads professional teams across the subsidiary to deploy the global strategy on all aspects of the Professional program and works closely with the Consumer marketing team to define the priorities aligned with the commercial goals. This position is the key POC contact for Division POC and hub Consumer Marketing. 


What you will do

  • Own the design and execution of Professional Marketing strategy for CAM region oriented to strengthen Colgate's brand equity among Dentists and consumption building
  • Develop Colgate Professional Business through In Office Sales and Dentist Prescription based demand generation at Pharmacies for Oral Care niche products
  • Drive the launch of Colgate therapeutic products while closely articulating Retail Marketing efforts at Pharmacies
  • Lead roll out programs to maintain strong relations with Dental Academies across CAM region to reinforce Colgate's support and partnership with future Dentist Professionals
  • Lead Colgate Oral Health Education programs to reach broader communities in order to increase per capita consumption of oral care products and improve quality of health
  • Drive career development in CAM as the team evolves to a business growth oriented attitude
  • Work closely with the POC and Marketing local/Regional team to align plans and make valuable contributions with professional insights and opportunities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry, Life Sciences, Business Administration or Marketing
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish
  • At least 8 years leading Marketing
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, together with an ability to predict/respond to the constantly evolving professional OC environment (externally and internally)
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Strong networking and project management skills to lead and develop global projects
  • Effective interpersonal skills,  adapting communication style to various audiences
  • Strong organizational skills




As part of this role you will be responsible to Develop Public Health Initiatives in partnership with NGOs, and government entities.


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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