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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 Learning Instructional Designer

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 20, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 120683 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Learning Instructional Designer designs a variety of learning solutions to support strategic business initiatives that meet performance gaps, builds new capabilities and enhances the learner experience.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Applies adult learning theories and instructional design methodology to design learning experiences. Conceptualizes and designs interactive learning solutions that target learning objectives and improve performance
  • Works with key stakeholders to review capability or curriculum gaps and recommend designs for continuous learning solutions
  • Curates content and collaborates with Learning Developer to create content pathways
  • Recommends third party content learning solutions to address learning needs and/or skills gaps that support performance improvement
  • Partners with stakeholders to design learning program evaluation metrics
  • Reviews detailed design with key stakeholders and business subject matter experts as needed
  • Updates course design based on business input (SME or as part of review rounds  i.e. online review and/or pilots)
  • Understands planned delivery method for content and coordinates with CBS team as needed
  • Reviews learning evaluation results and incorporate into future design activities
  • Keeps abreast and applies (as applicable) new innovations and best practices on learning
  • Tracks the assigned budget for design and development
  • Applies content standards for the recommended learning solution
  • Identifies when standards need to be refreshed or modernized


Education/ Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of learning design/development experience
  • BA or other advanced degree in instructional design, graphic design, digital design, motion graphics or illustration.  
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience developing education programs using ADDIE, Agile or other instructional design process from start to finish
  • Project Management experience
  • Familiarity with current learning management systems and other learning platforms and technologies


Areas of Skills 

  • Knowledge of processes, tools, and techniques for developing a solution to stated learning needs including knowledge of developing solutions leveraging mobile and web 2.0, formal and informal learning, and tools including LCMS’s, Articulate, Lectora, html5, video etc.
  • Knowledge of methods and alternatives for delivering learning solutions
  • Knowledge of methods, tools, and techniques for evaluating the effectiveness and impact of learning
  • Familiarity with processes and tools for capturing, organizing, and using individual and organizational intellectual assets, such as competencies, best practices, etc.
  • Strong time management skills to prioritize effectively and handle multiple, aggressive deadlines

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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