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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:  Project Analyst

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 23, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160258 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!




Join our dynamic Brand Marketing team as a Project Analyst and become the driving force behind our commercial success! You'll be a critical partner for Marketing by ensuring flawless project execution, providing invaluable support throughout the commercial process, and constantly seeking ways to enhance our efficiency and effectiveness.


As a key player in our Project & Process Management (PPM) Team, you'll also have the opportunity to collaborate closely with various departments including Design, Supply Chain, R&D, Packaging, Legal, Regulatory, and Finance, to bring our vision to life and elevate our commercial excellence to new heights. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, love tackling challenges head-on, and are passionate about making a real impact, then we want you on our team!



Let's Talk Responsibilities

  • Project Execution:
    • The Project Analyst will lead the Marketing execution of multiple concurrent key projects.  Exact responsibilities per project will depend on scope and alignment with the Brand Marketing team and may include:
    • Coordinate project initiation, planning, and alignment of scope with Brand Marketing team and cross-functionally
    • Manage and communicate project timeline issues and risks; close communication with Brand Marketing and Network Operations (or other timeline owner)
    • Coordinate and facilitate team communication/ flow of information and decision making between cross-functional teams and with Brand Marketing team
    • Lead project deliverables such as copy sheets and artwork routing initiation
    • Drive project to completion from Marketing execution prospective and optimally hand off to downstream cross-functional teams
  • Commercial Process Support:
    • The Project Analyst will also provide commercial process support in areas such as the following (but not limited to).  Exact responsibilities will be assigned based on PPM team needs.
    • Implement artwork project initiations within system for the Brand Marketing team
    • Support Smart label process improvements and be the key Marketing lead for cross-functional team
    • Streamline and shepherd the sale sample process 
    • Understand additional key commercial processes and backup other PPM team members as needed
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • As a PPM team member, it is important to drive continuous improvement and find ways for individuals and teams to work more effectively and efficiently.  With a holistic viewpoint, the Project Analyst is encouraged to identify and lead continuous improvement efforts as well as support improvement efforts identified by the Marketing team to drive ground-breaking change.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, focus in Business or Supply Chain preferred
  • 3+ years of general analytical, process or project experience
  • Experience working within fast-paced, multi-functional teams
  • Experience leading projects
  • Exposure to commercial processes
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate/identify potential barriers and provide creative solutions
  • Ability to effectively interact with cross functional teams, such as Marketing, Design, Supply Chain, R&D, Packaging, Legal, Regulatory, and Finance
  • Experience and demonstrated competence in Google Suite



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of/exposure to enterprise systems including SAP
  • Exposure to artwork and design processes an advantage
  • Solid understanding of Smartsheets, Microsoft Project or other PM tool



Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $81 000,00 - $114 000,00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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