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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:  Shopper Based Design Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  May 24, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 152190 - Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

About Colgate Palmolive:


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!


If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! 


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. 


If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


Job Summary:

Colgate-Palmolive Asia Pacific (APAC) is hiring a Shopper Based Design Manager to join our collaborative team. This is a full-time design management opportunity in the Singapore office. The SBD Manager for APAC will partner with the insights, brand design and in-house digital content and customer development teams to create shopper based design strategy and category-leading omnichannel retail experiences.

An omni-channel creative, you will provide 3D/2D design solutions, translating the brand equity into physical retail experiences as well as visionary branded retail environments (i.e., pop-up stores). At your core, you are passionate about consumer based and trend-forward visual merchandising -- on- and offline.

Main Responsibilities:


  • Mobilize and lead design efforts that drive overall brand strategies across all channels (beginning with packaging designed for a retail environment)
  • Oversee the development of compelling product/pack stories for new launches, create digital signage, and identify key focal points to attract customer attention and maximize sales
  • Brainstorm and communicate portfolio organizational principles (including planograms) that best benefit the shopper experience
  • Work closely with the Consumer Insight team to identify key knowledge gaps and research needs to develop a comprehensive plan for in-store and online design
  • Analyze and translate learning plans into shopper-based actionable recommendations for top customers – in-store and online
  • Coordinate with Marketing team to develop, implement, and maintain high-impact retail displays to maximize product sales
  • Capably manage a variety of current and forthcoming projects at once, with very tight deadlines
  • Partner with other creative departments to ensure omnichannel visual principles are adhered to


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in design, marketing or similar
  • Exposure to Asia, India, China consumer markets
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in omnichannel design management focusing on shopper-based design
  • Hands on experience with merchandising, graphic design, retail design and visual marketing
  • Knowledge of and passion for trend-forward design across the range of APAC consumer touch points, including specialty, multi and open-sell
  • Strong understanding of brand activation and shopper engagement across channels
  • Adept at creating differentiated design - setting new standards while enhancing brand engagement
  • Understanding of design and marketing principles as they apply to brand unification and brand design that engages
  • Ability to travel as needed



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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