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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:  Sr. HR Solutions Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 24, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 128615 - 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.

In today's dynamic environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the HR Solutions Team at Colgate. Our highly energetic and focused Team is dedicated to enable top class technology for our talented HR team. The Sr HR Solutions Specialist owns and drives the whole End to End Testing Strategy & Approach for all HR Solutions Projects with a focus on SuccessFactors modules and connected systems. 

Responsibilities include:


  • Developing comprehensive testing strategies and plans for the different project testing cycles (Sprint Testing, UAT, etc.) across all project workstreams in close collaboration with the HR Solutions, HR COHREs, Shared Services HR, Local HR Teams, IT HR teams. This includes:
    • Creating, introducing and applying clearly defined exit criteria for respective testing cycles and KPIs to measure and keep track of testing efforts
    • Creating baseline end to end test scripts for the SuccessFactors modules testing
    • Secure documentation of testing activities and regression testing cycles
    • Explore opportunities and provide recommendations on where testing efforts could be automated
    • Manage translations with local teams and external translation vendors where applicable
    • Continuously assessing, pivoting and evolving the testing strategies and plans to ensure they are fit for purpose
  • Support workstream leads in preparation for testing by:
    • Laying testing foundation per workstream
    • Creating testing plans and timelines aligned with internal and external stakeholders
    • Scoping out effort, skill requirement & persona’s
    • Support in the development of Test Scripts
    • Support in coordinating major Testing rounds
  • Provide testing expertise and train extended testing team members on the following:
    • Define roles of extended testing team members and support them in preparing testing documents, clearly documenting and retesting of all defects
    • Facilitating testing sessions, consolidating and documenting all issues, and monitoring resolution and progress
    • Coaching project team members on proper testing techniques and documentation requirements
    • Ensure respective regression testing efforts when system changes are made
    • Assisting with twice a year software releases and planning for respective testing efforts


Additional responsibilities

  • Keeping abreast of external trends and testing technologies and trends
  • System demos to global HR teams where applicable
  • Support Manager HR Solutions in assessing testing needs for overall HR Digital Transformation roadmap and future projects


  • Previous experience supporting technology related projects in the HR space 
  • Experience in conducting complex End to End testing cycles with various stakeholders 
  • Desired expertise in various SuccessFactors modules and other software testing
  • Preferred experience in working with cloud applications
  • Experience as project team member or lead
  • Strong computer skills, communication, analytical, relationship building and teamwork skills required
  • Proficiency in Google applications
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects responsibilities simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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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