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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:  Senior Group Manager, Walmart Insights

Travel Required?:  Travel - 50% of time
Date:  Jan 18, 2023

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 149260 - 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 is comprised of connecting with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions and making impactful contributions.

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! Our trustworthy 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. As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we transcend physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, fosters experimentation and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.

If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

As the Senior Group Manager, Walmart Insights you will lead insights and ideas that unlock innovation opportunities for Colgate-Palmolive and Walmart partnership. Build integrated and insightful stories to advise business decisions and find opportunities to elevate Colgate and Walmart growth. As well as be the voice and advocate of the Walmart shopper within Colgate and in front of Walmart stakeholders, driving positive change for category evolution and new innovation.

What you will do

  • Partner with commercial excellence, innovation and retailer teams to drive Walmart learning and innovation agenda, with autonomy as the Insights expert and accountability for deep, concrete shopper understanding
  • Promote experimentation and innovation in non-traditional insights generation approaches and co-creation, uncovering outstanding needs of the Walmart shopper and emerging trends that drive better category decision making
  • Be the expert on the Walmart shopper and a catalyst for growth through data-driven and strategic insights, addressing attitudes, behaviors, motivations and difficulties
  • Demonstrate strong, creative storytelling skills and leverage experience with weaving insights from multiple data sources into a cohesive and persuasive narrative in customer-facing forums
  • Collaborate with and influence a complex group of senior partners, including internal Colgate colleagues (VP & GM of Walmart Customer Development, Director of Walmart Customer Development) and external Walmart team members (VP of Personal Care & Oral Care, Buying Director of Oral Care)

Required Qualifications

  • 10+years of experience in research, with focus on innovation within CPG or retail
  • Experience in a customer-facing Insights role
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong foundational knowledge of research tools and techniques
  • Aim to generate new initiatives and see them through to action
  • Proven experience with disruptive innovation
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Strong business-acumen
  • Ability to challenge the status quo
  • Ability to negotiate and influence
  • 25-50% travel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s preferred



Salary Range $120,720 - $178,500 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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