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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:  Associate Manager, Innovation Analytics

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 151583 - New York, New York, United States

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 dependable 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 fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to 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. 


This role is a part of the newly created North America Commercial Analytics team that is responsible for driving transformational analytic capabilities, enabling robust business performance. The Marketing and Media Effectiveness (MME) team is a strategic part of our 2025 vision and will enable a step change in driving Colgate Palmolive’s ability to leverage data as a strategic asset. Innovation Analytics is a major area of the MME charter.


In this role you will support and enable the MME roadmap. You will establish, own and manage our Innovation Analytics capabilities. For this role, you will need to understand Advanced Analytics methodologies, and be aware of the major tools commonly used for Innovation Analytics. You must have strong analytical skills and the ability to connect the dots between various data sources. You must be comfortable communicating with senior management. 

What you will do

  • Own and lead the Innovation Analytics capabilities for the organization 
  • Work with the head of Marketing and Media Effectiveness (MME) Analytics to set up a framework for Innovation measurement, and identify Analytics vendors
  • Manage the relationships with identified Analytics vendors, and internal stakeholders to ensure seamless execution of the Innovation Analytics agenda
  • Work closely with Analytics agency, vetting early outputs, developing hypotheses and working out implications for the business
  • Extensively analyze multiple data sources to create meta learning about the historical performance and trends for Innovation at Colgate-Palmolive
  • Maintain solid partnerships between commercial, brand, insights and agency teams to ensure Innovation analytics is effectively embedded in decision making.
  • Existing familiarity with Syndicated, POS, Scanner and Media data streams. Understanding of major Insights Innovation tools (such as BASES Quick Predict) and portfolio optimization tools (ie: Nielsen Shelf Optimizer, Kantar Rich Mix or Hendry models) preferred 
  • Improve forecasting of new items and incrementality to overall Portfolio
  • Gain knowledge of our product categories and brands from multiple sources

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience, with deep experience in marketing analytics and/or data sciences
  • Strong knowledge of advanced analytic methods and modeling techniques, including methodologies and approaches used for Innovation Analytics
  • Understanding of Point of sale data, major Syndicated data sources, Panel, Financial and Media data
  • Not afraid to be hands on with extracting and analyzing the data
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build partnerships and influence stakeholders and decision making
  • Strong leadership skills and communications (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact and diplomacy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or any related field is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or MS in quantitative field preferred 



Salary Range $100,000 - $164,850 USD


Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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