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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:  Senior Brand Manager OC

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  May 22, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160447 - Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

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!



Job Summary:


We are thrilled to invite applications for an opening for the position of Senior Brand Manager for our Family Toothpaste Brands within the Africa/Eurasia Marketing Division team. This role is a unique opportunity to work with a diverse team at an international level, gathering insights and creating innovative commercial and expansion strategies for Oral Care categories.


Key Responsibilities:


•    Develop and manage strategic initiatives and projects for the category, including new product development and global projects.
•    Plan, implement, and track New Product Launches and Re-launches in collaboration with the international Marketing Team.
•    Execute solid Brand strategies/plans and programs for the Family Toothpaste segment.
•    Lead and coordinate cross-functional efforts with R&D, Regulatory, Legal, Supply Chain, and other key partners.
•    Interact with external consultants, including advertising agencies, public relations firms, and market research consultants as needed.
•    Engage frequently with marketing departments of local Hubs to ensure alignment and synergy.


Required Qualifications:


•    Minimum 6 years of progressive marketing experience, preferably with innovation focus.
•    Experience implementing successful marketing plans, new products, and digital campaign development.
•    Proven ability to manage relationships with senior stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
•    Experience in managing complex projects and external suppliers.
•    Open to international career opportunities and adaptable to different business contexts




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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