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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:  Legal Operations Associate Manager

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 13, 2022
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 136542 - 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.


Job Summary


Reporting to the Global Legal Organization’s (GLO) Legal Operations Manager, provide support to the Legal Operations Team, with responsibilities spanning IT, Technology Innovation, and Finance.


Core Responsibilities


● Working with GLO’s Legal Operations Manager, ensure strong connection between the Legal Operations Team, the GLO, and Global Information Technology (GIT).
For example:
○ Participate in quarterly GLO/GIT updates
○ Collaborate on security reviews of GLO technology tools
○ Partner with GIT in developing and enhancing GLO technology tools, as appropriate (e.g., WhatsApp and Onit Spire intersection)
○ Cascade relevant information to (and execute action items, as needed for) the GLO relating to general GIT topics such as deployment of new laptops and Google Suite tool enhancements)
○ Work with GIT on retirement of CP technology tools
○ Ensure GIT is kept in loop regarding the GLO’s technology roadmap.


● Provide general IT support to GLO members, as requested (including troubleshooting on Google Suite tools and computer issues, maintaining technology supplies, etc.) Technology Innovation
● Work collaboratively with Legal Operations Team members and other GLO members to assess technology needs in order to develop/enhance/maintain legal tech tools internally or identify external tech tools that will meet needs, all with the goal of increasing efficiency and streamlining support for the business.
○ Work with GIT to bring new technology into the company
○ Develop/configure/customize legal tools (e.g., Onit, bots, WebTMS, etc.) and migrate existing data to new tools, as needed.
○ Help enhance and maintain current GLO technology tools (e.g., enhancements, new workflows, manage
Google groups, etc.).

● Stay up to date on new technology tools in the Legal Operations space (e.g., CLOC) and bring ideas to the Legal team to streamline work, processes, etc.
● Identify and share simplified ways of executing common types of work for legal (e.g., esignature, tips/tricks for Google Suite tools, etc.).
● Support Legal Operations Finance Team members, as directed by Legal Operations Manager (e.g., assisting with bill payment issues and follow-ups with vendors, supporting DE&I initiatives, helping with budgeting matters, etc.)


Required Qualifications


● College degree, preferably in computer science, technology, manage information systems, and/or finance
● Previous experience in a Legal Operations role (at a company or law firm) spanning IT and/or Technology Innovation and/or Finance OR technical operations role
● Strong interest in and ability to learn new legal technologies


Preferred Qualifications


●3-5 years in Legal Operations capacity at large company OR
technical operations role

● Onit system configuration experience 
● Tableau report development experience 


We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance.

Apply with us! Come and join our amazing team! 



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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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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