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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:  Innovation Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Feb 22, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 93501 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


The Position is required for ideating, developing and validating new product bundles for the market in the assigned category/segment. To build a pipeline based on consumer insights in line with the Equity/Brand growth strategy.



  • Develops growth strategies with in-depth understanding of consumer/shopper trends and insights; driven threats; and category or brand opportunities
  • Identifies and articulates consumer insights to build new-concept ideas and business opportunities
  • Uses new technologies, strategies and processes to gain value opportunities (e.g. new claims, products, flavor, packaging)
  • Lead concept and bundle development with cross-functional teams
  • Delivers effective Integrated Marketing Campaigns; develops clear and persuasive strategies and campaign ideas
  • Management of multiple projects utilizing tools to efficiently and optimally supervise progress of projects and keep within agreed timetables.



  • At least 8+ years of Marketing brand management and/or innovation experience in consumer goods / healthcare / cosmetics industry
  • Implemented at least one business building initiative, e.g. new product launch, relaunch, packaging change, promotional program, etc.
  • Part of business analysis, marketing plan development, and cross-functional project management
  • Experienced in working with data / analytics to build business and consumer hypothesis, leading to strong marketing executions / innovations




Bachelor's Degree or above, MBA preferred.



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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