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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 Specialist, Workforce Planning, Engagement & Analytics

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 3, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 109627 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary: 

Inform insights, decision making and planning through predictive and descriptive HR and business data analysis, interpretation and effective communication and reporting.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

HR Analytics and Insights

  • Identify and gather data on workforce, business and external HR and business trends
  • Partner with CoHREs and business leaders to undertake descriptive and predictive analyses, interpretation and action planning on specific business topics for our supply chain and technology organizations
  • Share insights and findings about emerging human capital and organization effectiveness trends with COHREs and business leaders
  • Build and maintain standardized scorecards on topics relevant to the organization supported
  • Proactively prepare and present analysis and interpretation of data on topics of importance to the business (e.g., analytics about trends, benchmarking, key human capital topics) 
  • Analyze and interpret workforce and business data to identify workforce trends across the organization
  • Translate and present complex analytics into readily understandable, practical and actionable insights
  • Deliver clear and easy to understand presentations for key stakeholders


Employee Engagement & Communication

Partner with the HRBPs to:

  • Plan and coordinate activities and programs to drive and ensure engagement across our corporate global supply chain
  • Manage process and analysis of employee life cycle surveys and global training
  • Coordinate and plan communication activities across our global supply chain to drive awareness and engagement in Reimagined activities


Talent Planning

Partner with the HRBPs to:

  • Coordinate and support talent planning process
  • Review and evaluate progress of career progression and development guidelines for critical and emerging talent
  • Support our Early in Career and talent pipeline recruitment and retention initiatives


Workforce Budgeting and Planning

  • Support global supply chain and technology organizations in strategic workforce planning initiatives to ensure we are planning our headcount for future needs
  • Lead workforce budgeting and planning process for staffing, succession planning and salary cycles (including Headcount) in collaboration
  • with the Compensation CoHRE
  • In partnership with Finance, proactively look for efficiencies and make recommendations
  • Design and deliver agile and flexible ad-hoc and recurring analytics to answer key workforce and other strategic questions in partnership with business leaders, HR partners or third-parties (e.g., Unions, Governments)
  • Formulate actionable insights and recommendations
  • Deliver clear and easy to understand presentations for key stakeholders


Continuous Improvement

Partner with the CoHREs to:

  • Support continued data integrity aligned with practices established by the HR Operations CoHRE
  • Leverage, improve and develop tools, methods and models to support analytics on-the-ground
  • Exchange best practices and methods used successfully

Make recommendations for automation, simplification and process improvements


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions 



Education / Experience requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to analyzing and reporting data (Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting, etc.) Advanced degree preferred in an analytics related area
  • +5 years of workplace data analysis or workforce planning experience; experience in manufacturing and/or consumer products industry preferred
  • Experience partnering with business leaders 
  • Experience with HR practices and programs in one or more HR Specialty Area  (Compensation, Benefits, People Relations, People Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Analytics, Organization Development/Design)
  • Preferred experience in working with a global organization



Functional Competencies: 

  • Knowledge of HR tools 
  • Skilled in the use of Tableau, SQL, R/Python or comparable data analysis tools
  • Knowledge of HR policies, practices and programs
  • Skilled in workforce planning
  • Skilled in interpersonal, group and organization dynamics

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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