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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:  Media & eCommerce Procurement Sr Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Partial remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 146900 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

 

 

The eCommerce Procurement Specialist, will manage primarily the Indirect Spend for, but not limited to,e-Commerce and Media initiatives across North America and Hill’s NA.
 


The Procurement eCommerce Specialist plays an integral role by:

 

 

  • Developing and implementing a solid sourcing strategy for the North America Region including Hill’s that has the potential to deliver growth and innovation goals.

 

  • Leading the sourcing and contracting requirements for the supported function/business units/category spend.

 

  • Selecting core suppliers and validating they provide optimal cost, quality, and delivery. 

 

  • Driving Supplier Diversity strategies across e-Commerce and other related Media spends.

 

  • Implementing best in class strategies and manage relationships and alliances with the leveraged suppliers so that they support the strategy, developments and directions in Colgate business units. 

 

  • Identifying, developing, and managing strategic business relationships, internally and externally, to ensure the alignment of sourcing strategies.

 

  • Working collaboratively with cross functional teams.

 

  • Achieving Procurement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

 

  • Ensuring completion of the quality, innovation, and financial goals. 

 

  • Gaining comprehensive industry knowledge of best practices, processes, and technology trends to proactively adjust sourcing strategy. 

 

  • Identifying metrics, tools, and processes to optimize sourcing and supplier innovation and efficiencies. 

 

  • Participating in the development, negotiation and implementation of contract agreements with external partners.

 

  • Leading the roll out of the global and divisional commercial strategies.

 

  • Conducting other procurement related activities.

 

  • Presenting results to key business partners and the Global Procurement leadership team.

 

 

 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (or equivalent local university degree) in Supply Chain, Sourcing, Business Administration, International Management, Finance, or comparable discipline.  

 

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience with a bachelor’s degree of strong discipline or combination of disciplines in Procurement services, Supply Chain, or a Marketing-Sales related field.

 

  • Have proficient knowledge and experience of core procurement skills, such as market analysis, contract development and management, supplier selection, negotiation, supplier performance and supplier relationship management, as well as some Marketing specific knowledge.  

 

  • Results oriented mindset

 

  • Continuously demonstrate teamwork capabilities

 

  • Highly proficient in conducting competitive bidding processes. 

 

  • Must be able to formulate and proactively communicate strategies and sourcing process concepts.

 

  • Good understanding of project management methodologies and e-Procurement processes and tools.

 

  • Teamwork and collaboration skills.

 

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 

  • An advanced degree (MBA) or professional certification (CPM, CPIM, or Project Management). 

 

  • Expertise in strategy development for multiple indirect spend categories.  

 

  • Be a highly capable negotiator able to handle significant amounts of ambiguity and negotiating conditions

 

  • Advanced contract negotiation skills and strategic cost analysis disciplines as it relates to the industry and the ability to evaluate the competitiveness for the particular commodity. 

 

 

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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 http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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