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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:  Junior Category Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 137343 - Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

As a junior Category Manager you´ll be responsible to maintain best in class customer engagement & partnership advisorhip in RCD:


  • Focus on customers that grow
  • Implement visible category POS solutions based on insights
  • Accelerate category growth


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Define what the RCD services will look like for each specific Customer and develop road-map for service delivery (which service to whom, when) – to be updated annually
  • Support the customer engagement process with business reviews meetings, development of OCF leaflet, and actively take part at Innovation Meeting in order to align with the customer on a strategy and POS Solutions to accelerate category growth.
  • Keep developing and updating RCD Tools for the prioritized categories such as the Merchandising Manual or Category Newsletters to increase RCD coverage at 1 Way Customers.
  • Target to achieve the fair SOS SOA KPIs helping with a category perspective to maximize distribution of NPDs and Grow the Head products.
  • Develop Recommended Assortment and Planogram for our 2 way and 1 way customers
  • Close internal collaboration with Insights team, CDMs, REs, Shopper Marketing
  • Provide category diagnosis internally to commercial organizations and externally to customers staff
  • Provide key inputs to GTM team for all NP development & new projects, help address Trade Stories for NPDs...


Required qualifications (behaviors & skills):


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or business related course
  • 2 years of Commercial or marketing experience
  • High level of initiative and motivation 
  • High level of perseverance, strong in persuasion
  • Knowledge and experience in project management 
  • Customer Oriented & commercial skills
  • Advanced analytical and computer skills
  • Digital and ecommerce skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience and strong ability in cross-functional ways-of-working 
  • Ability to work independently in a task-oriented environment as well as effectively within a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in Portuguese

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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