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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:  Customer Development Officer - Instore Management - Maharashtra

Travel Required?:  Travel - 75% of time or more
Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 115582 - Pune, Maharashtra, India


Job Purpose :

Ensure width and depth of distribution of CP products in the given zone and implementation of CD strategies so as to achieve the sales and distribution objectives for the zone


Job Context & Challenges:


Need to ensure effective execution of the company strategies and schemes role out for In store Management. Need to closely work with merchandisers to ensure that all compliance of in store activities are in place to achieve the target of SOS.

Key Accountabilities :

Revenue targets:


  •  Achieve retailing (Indirect Sales) andbilling (Direct Sales) targets every month


In store activities execution:


  • Ensure flawless execution of in store activities to sustain visibility of products and achieve SOS as per target
  • Maintain and update the quality of OCC in the assigned stores


Prepare monthly analysis reports:


  • Maintain monthly reports & information as required by the company. Compiling facts and figures according to established format/procedures as required.
  • Reporting competitive activity, schemes & related developments from the market


Manage and develop team resources:


  • Assign & schedule work to merchandiser
  • Monitor team performance and provide support/solution when needed
  • Maintain team capabilities of merchandiser toward appropriate training
  • Ensure the quality of communication on trade promotions are cascaded to team


Maintain relationship with trade partners:


  • Ensure a well-established relationship with business partners in general
  • Proactively understanding the customer’s needs and developing business solutions to meet Colgate and customer requirements


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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