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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:  IT Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 20, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150724 - Piscataway, New Jersey, 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 given 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 technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape.


What role will you play as a member of the Colgate's Information Technology team?


As a people manager, the person will be responsible to develop a strong talent pipeline. Will be actively involved in effective management of resources, coaching / mentoring / guiding advance their career. Should be able to effectively lead resource workload and ensure effective allocation based on priorities and skills. This role will have a key responsibility to handle and deliver order to invoice requests, ensure performance & reliability of various systems and magnificent execution of the projects in cross -functions. This role also requires the incumbent to build, handle and develop strong partnerships with stakeholders across the organization within IT and business.


What you will do

You as a people manager:

  • Plan for career growth opportunities for the team through the various organization initiatives of Performance Management and Development
  • Provide team with mentor, development and career conversations
  • Conduct performance appraisals and reviews
  • Lead organizational task forces, action learning projects
  • Maintain Code of conduct, Ethics practices in the team and drive Colgate values and partnership

You as a Subject Matter Expert and Project Manager:

  • Apply conceptual knowledge of business processes and technology to solve sophisticated business critical issues.
  • Build models of data that enable the collection of data and KPI generation for our sustainability initiatives

You as a Delivery Manager

  • Lead and deliver medium / large information technology projects for our manufacturing and sustainability organizations.
  • Build expertise in diverse and emerging technologies and new architectural concepts and principles
  • Maintain Production Systems reliability through correct utilization of GIT standard support and governance processes
  • Manage / guide members to implement functional projects / initiatives bringing to bear project management standards
  • Ensure business continuity during times of disruption

You as a collaborator:

  • Partner with internal Information technology organizations such as Global Development, Risk Management and other cross-functional business units as necessary
  • Conduct periodic interactions with business stakeholders to review solutions, provide updates and insights, identify gaps and actions.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related subject
  • At least 8 years A consistent record of performance with in IT.
  • At least 3 years People management experience
  • At least 5 years Of end to end implementations of functional projects (project manager / technical lead / functional lead)
  • At least 5 years of SAP experience on SAP's Manufacturing or Sales and Distribution modules
  • Deep understanding of end to end business process knowledge and enterprise solutions.
  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems logically and systematically to identify and communicate root cause


Preferred Qualifications

  • ABAP knowledge
  • Academic certifications in relevant subjects, project management and systems.
  • Implementation of data collection and critical metric reporting tools


Salary Range $120,720 - $158,445 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.

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