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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:  HR Business Associate, NA Marketing & Consumer Experience & Growth (CXG)

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 10, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150991 - 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.

The HR Business Associate, reporting into the HR Director for NA Marketing & Digital, is responsible for delivering against progressive people strategies for NA Marketing and Consumer Experience and Growth within Colgate’s NA division. This role will consult and partner with Directors and Senior Managers, execute against our company’s core people processes, support company objectives from a people lens, and manage Marketing’s Summer Internship program and the General Management Development Program. This role is focused on operational and project management delivery with opportunities to stretch oneself in strategic HR spaces. 
What you will do

  • Project Managing the NA Marketing Summer Internship Program and General Management Development Program (GMDP)
  • Supporting core people processes which is inclusive of ensuring leaders and managers can effectively execute succession planning, DE&I, performance management, year end compensation cycle
  • Implementing strategic organization plans that meet short, mid and long term objectives
  • Enabling a coaching culture by influencing and supporting leaders and manager through strategic and day to day needs
  • Ensuring the delivery of appropriate training and development programs
  • Providing coaching and support to all management regarding team members performance
  • Supporting the TA strategy with the various stakeholders in alignment with company principles and 
  • guidelines
  • Partnering with Total Rewards to successfully deliver Colgate’s compensation processes
  • Driving engagement of the workforce through employee communication and engagement initiatives in line with company’s strategy
  • Managing disciplinary actions and terminations according to local regulations and company policies.
  • Owning the execution of system changes, reporting, and data analysis
  • Managing work authorizations with immigration 3rd party partners

Required Qualifications

  • 5 or more years experience in Human Resources in a large,  matrixed organization
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Previous experience in consulting senior leaders and managing employee relations issues 
  • Management of core people processes (i.e. year end, comp. cycles, talent reviews, performance calibrations, etc.) and project management experience
  • Strong leadership, communication (oral and written), interpersonal  and influencing skills
  • Thrives in ambiguous situations; can adapt to and effectively manage change
  • Capable of identifying solutions and opportunities through the use of data analytics 
  • Utilizes one voice to ensure an inclusive and equitable environment in alignment with company values 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience as HR Generalist driving HR initiatives
  • Experience with DE&I and  Intern Programs
  • Effective collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Highly organized



Salary Range $86,400 - $126,840 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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