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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Commercial Analyst DACH (f/m/d)

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 22, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160509 - Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

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!



The primary purpose of the Commercial Analyst DACH (m/f/d) role is to identify and highlight commercial opportunities across the market channels, by analysing market, customer and internal sales data. The role is instrumental to generate relevant insights for the stakeholders (management, Key Account Managers, Customers) and to make sure that strategy and proposed actions are based on facts and a sound understanding of the market.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • Analyses and correlates data from multiple sources to generate commercial insights
  • Reviews available internal reports and KPIs to identify abnormalities, and then provides insights and understanding with deeper analysis of root causes and potential correlations
  • Collect and share data & insights about our competitors and customers
  • Works with Customer Development Manager and Key Account Managers to provide fact based input on opportunities and suitable actions for the different channels and customers
  • Participates at Customer Meetings to present insights and opportunities
  • Provides regular updates to Management, highlighting reasons for specific brand/customer performance
  • Collaborates with others to works on special projects for which specific data analysis and insights are required


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.


Qualifications / soft skills:

  • University Degree
  • Fluency in German and English, French would be a plus
  • 2-3 years experience in data analytics and/or market research and/or Finance
  • Ambitious & willing to keep developing
  • Positive attitude, through challenging situations. Highly resilient and advocate for change
  • Highly organized and competent project management skills. Sets clear priorities
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo and identify new opportunities for improvement
  • Shows clarity of thought in complex situations. Can clearly explain scientific terms in simple, clear language

This position is temporary for 24 months.




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 with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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