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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:  IT Governance Portfolio Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 25, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 159961 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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 Experience

In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape.

What role will you play as a member of the Colgate’s Information Technology team?

The role is part of the Global IT Governance team and has a key part to play in overall IT project portfolio management and governance by providing leadership, coordination and management. You will be a people manager which includes working closely with senior IT leaders in establishing, implementing and leading standard processes and mentor and coach your team members. The role will also play a critical role in crafting formal methodologies for defining project key performance metrics and allocation of resources. Further, this role will have to ensure that the IT Leadership Team is equipped with accurate project status information to provide visibility and transparency of the GIT portfolio to senior management.

Who are you…

You are a Portfolio Manager -

Ensure consistency to Colgate's GIT Project management and portfolio framework while making sure that the project managers have the support needed to optimally deliver on project execution.

You are a collaborator -

Collaborate with IT and business leaders on all aspects related to IT project portfolio - business case and project intake, resource planning, project prioritization, project status tracking and value realization

You are an innovator -

Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing project management, generating business value proposition and driving governance standards to meet compliance, etc.

What you’ll need…(Required)

  • Bachelors in Engineering or any field
  • We need 10 + years of overall experience, with focus on SAP Delivery
  • Should have led teams to deliver E2E SAP projects in the role of program / project manager
  • Hands on experience working on various project and portfolio management tools with various methodology (Agile, Waterfall etc)
  • Experience partnering with the IT leadership teams
  • Has worked on proposing and developing technical solutions and driving POCs, partnering with the vendor teams. Ability to communicate the same to the stakeholders

What you’ll need…(Preferred)

  • Academic certifications in relevant subjects, project management and systems.
  • Knowledge about new technologies, Industry standard methodologies and Analytic Skills

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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