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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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 Temp HR Business Partner - Portugal

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 12, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 98393 - Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Are you looking for an international, exciting, diverse and inclusive work environment? Would you like to be part of a global team of passionate professionals? Would you like to work for an innovative growth Company who truly cares for its people, its planet and the communities it operates? 
As part of the Southern Europe Hub HR Team, you will provide hands on HR business partnership to all on the ground business leaders in Portugal. The HR Business Partner will report to the Southern Europe Hub HR Director and will be responsible for effectively managing all aspects of HR management: talent acquisition, talent management, organizational effectiveness, and employee engagement. 
Major Responsibility:

  • Provide strategic HR partnership to business leaders in Portugal to ensure an effective organization development 
  • Identify development and total reward actions to grow and retain key talents within the organization
  • Design and implement communication, engagement, diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives 
  • Manage talent acquisition to attract top talents 
  • Maintain the HR Administration, including general services & payroll back-up 
  • Execute global HR programs and strategic programs 

Education, Experience, Competencies:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline; Master's degree is preferred
  • Fluent in both English and Portuguese 
  • Experience: 4 years or above of experience in HR Business Partnering.
  • Ideally you have worked in a multinational environment and have experience in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits and Payroll.
  • Strong Interpersonal, Communication and Team Building skills 
  • Strong Analytical and Change Management skills
  • Digital Excellence every time, everywhere

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 recognised 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 programme, 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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