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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:  CBS HR Compensation Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Mar 16, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150513 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

About Colgate-Palmolive

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!

Our conscientious household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand brings a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has weighed into our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


Job Summary

Provide leadership, functional expertise and team management for Salary/LTI or Bonus processes for Asia Pacific. Provide Compensation expertise and specialized process administration to address escalated complex inquiries. Support and deliver continuous improvement, vendor management, operational reporting, and service management. Manage HR technology, reporting and first level analytics for the supported sub-area.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the timely execution of annual Salary/LTI or Bonus processes in accordance to established processes and procedures, with attention to client and SLA expectations
  • Perform specialized process administration
  • Serve as point of contact with Communities of HR Expertise (COHRE) and HR compensation vendors
  • Support the implementation of new or enhancement of existing compensation processes, procedures, and policies with guidance from the COHRE
  • Generate operational reports and analyze data to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Support the implementation of the HR technology supporting the compensation processes they manage, including SAP and SuccessFactors
  • Supervise compensation administration activities and processes and follow all HR Operations policies and procedures to ensure effective client support
  • Research, track and resolve escalated compensation issues or inquiries
  • Triage and escalate selected inquiries involving policy exceptions to the Compensation COHRE and assist with resolution as necessary
  • Foster professional development of Compensation team members through effective knowledge transfer
  • Work with compensation vendors in conjunction with the Total Rewards COHRE as appropriate
  • Ensure that all necessary documents and approvals have been received and entered accurately
  • Collaborate to prepare comprehensive compensation reports for the Compensation COHRE to utilize for compensation reviews and approval meetings
  • Suggest methods to update, simplify, and enhance compensation administration processes, procedures, and technologies
  • Manage Compensation Survey submission process

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.



Education/ Experience Requirements

Minimum Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in HR
  • 5+ years of related compensation experience


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in English and “Geography” specific language
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office functionality (e.g., Word, Excel)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SuccessFactors and SAP
  • Knowledge of HR Processes


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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