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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 Manager, DTC

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Jan 14, 2022
Full remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 122260 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



We are excited to invite applications to join our Hill's Digital & Direct eCommerce group as a DTC Project Manager supporting our Direct-to-Consumer and Profession-to-Consumer businesses for both Oral Care & Hill’s Pet Nutrition! The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated and can work well both independently and within a team.  They are a self-starter that is eager to drive eCommerce site development while contributing to the Project Management capabilities of the team. The position’s initial focus will be the successful execution of the US DTC ShopSmiles redesign & relaunch while applying agile/SCRUM principles.



What you will do:

  • Partners with key stakeholders to ensure clarity of scope, deliverables and management expectations, both initially and ongoing.
  • Develops project charters & scope while securing appropriate leadership approval
  • Ensures project teams are adequately resourced
  • Identifies, communicates and plans for critical project tasks, including a strong focus on cross-functional dependencies
  • Manages overall project timelines, including identification and communication of critical path items
  • Assists in maintaining a well defined roadmap for digital commerce direct-to-consumer & professional-to-consumer sites with internal stakeholders
  • Works with the Product Management team to continuously improve product / site management with agile development processes
  • Tests the quality of sites and write test plans for external testers
  • Ensures site experience and design is consistent with the Colgate & Hill’s brands and legal requirements
  • Meets with business leaders and key stakeholders to define scope and to clarify milestones and goals
  • Contributes to project definitions, initial assessment of projects, and the integration of various project suppliers and vendors
  • Prepares progress reports for project status to upper management & key stakeholders
  • Attends status meetings and update team members about potential project delays
  • Coordinate project team members as needed and answer questions about the expectations
  • Follows up on open items and track issues
  • Project administration and key duties, such as task planning & resource tracking
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or similar
  • At least 5 years years of experience as a Product Manager, Product Owner or Project Manager
  • Clear, concise and user-friendly communication skills to easily transmit your ideas to any audience
  • Strong motivational and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on numerous assignments at one time with demonstrated follow-through, attention to detail and commitment to business partnership
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity - in business requirements, technology options and project direction


Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Atlassian tools (Jira and Confluence, and/or Trello)
  • Experience working on Agile or Scrum development teams






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: New Jersey

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