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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:  Director, Global Analytics Data Operations and Strategy

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 25, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 110215 - New York, New York, United States

The Director of Global Analytics Data Operations and Strategy will play a critical role in building and maintaining the next generation of analytics platforms at Colgate-Palmolive, aligning the enterprise-wide data strategy to business priorities. S/He will drive a strong partnership with the global IT organization to ensure effective data governance and to build and deploy impactful tools. S/He will oversee development of data pipelines and automation that directly support data scientists and analysts. As a key part of the Global Analytics leadership team, the Director will bring a multidisciplinary approach to this vital role, including a strong data engineering background, passion for data-driven culture, and exceptional EQ and communication skills.  

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Build and lead a highly skilled team of analytics engineers.
  • Drive partnership and alignment with the IT organization, leveraging cross-functional resources to help execute the Global Analytics strategy.
  • Define and implement a data foundation roadmap that enables scaling of key analytics capabilities.
  • Focus on enhancing data availability, automation, and governance.
  • Interface with division analytics leads across the organization to ensure data platforms/tools are aligned with priority use cases.
  • Oversee data sourcing and ingestion, recommending solutions to improve new and existing data capabilities.
  • Oversee strategic data provider relationships, ensuring efficient data acquisition.
  • Develop standardized tools for global rollout.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in a relevant field or related discipline (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business Management, etc.)
  • At least 10 years expertise in data engineering/analytics
  • At least 5 years experience of leading data engineering teams that have delivered business value (focus on applied vs. research setting)
  • Familiarity with data engineering tools for constructing and automating data pipelines and a clear understanding of the capabilities and limitations of various approaches/platforms (e.g. DBT, Airflow, Snowflake, Amundsen, BigQuery)
  • Experience navigating a large multinational public organization, preferably in the consumer goods space
  • Able to drive business value through effective communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure data capabilities
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to mentor, develop and lead teams towards meeting business objectives
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others building relationships with key stakeholders across the organization
  • Executive presence a must with ability to effectively communicate through verbal and written formats
  • Strong presentation skills with ability to take very technical concepts and translate to business value to various audiences

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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