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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:  Website Specialist- 12 Months FTC

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Feb 11, 2024
Hybrid

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 157160 - Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

 

Location: Guildford, UK

Reporting to: Holistic Search and Website Lead, Europe

 

Why Work For Colgate Palmolive:

 

  • The learning & development opportunities: You will refine your commercial mind-set and continue to learn new skills working closely with a cross-functional team giving you exposure to all local market departments.

  • The challenge & variety: You will operate in a fast paced operational environment, directly impacting the day-to-day performance of the business, with personal accountability for your business.

  • The global experience: You will have the opportunity to work with global brands, participate in global strategies with potential to develop your career internationally.

  • The Colgate Values: We are Caring, We are Inclusive and We are Courageous are integral to how we operate every day

 

Background & Job Purpose

 

Colgate-Palmolive is engaged in a global digital transformation from a strategic, organisational, knowledge/experimentation and investment aspect, which impacts all our current and future marketing and business activities. To help fuel this transformation in Europe, we are looking for a Website Project Manager to lead all new and ongoing website projects, reporting to the Senior Search and Engagement Lead for Europe.

 

The Website Project Management Lead for Europe is a key pillar in strengthening our Brands online, helping accelerate growth and creating holistic brand experiences for our consumers. They will be responsible for managing multiple ongoing website development projects requiring coordination with a broad set of stakeholders across Europe, North and South America.  
 

Main Responsibilities

 

As the Website Project Management Lead for Europe, you will be responsible for: 

 

  • Consulting Colgate’s European Marketing Teams: 
    • Act as the primary point of contact for the creative/development and marketing teams.
    • Manage marketing briefs and requests for new websites and integrated marketing campaigns. 
    • Provide project-support and coordinate the continuous development of Colgate Palmolive's websites, ensuring best practices, compliance with relevant regulations, and appropriate new tech is applied to improve marketing efforts.
    • Share regular updates on the project's progress with all relevant stakeholders to ensure alignment with goals and objectives.
    • Facilitating and coordinating stakeholder design reviews and meetings to secure buy-in on larger solution sets, as needed. 
    • Prioritizing, consolidating, and communicating stakeholder feedback to the agency team to inform changes and improvements. 

 

  • Leading Ongoing Platform & Hygiene Updates: 
    • Support the ongoing audit of websites and recommendations to improve accessibility, usability and navigation.
    • Comfortable escalating platform-specific needs to Global stakeholders by showcasing value to the business.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally across multiple stakeholders touching .com updates to ensure transparency in updates and progress tracking.  
    • Offering timely and effective direction on testing plans, decks, designs, copy, and other aspects of the project to support smooth and timely execution.
    • Leading deployment plan execution efforts in partnership with agency and BEX teams to ensure successful rollout of optimized solutions.

 

 

  • Driving Functional Improvements: 
    • Work with internal teams and external vendor leads to coordinate new requests for websites to improve user experience and capabilities.
    • Implementing new optimizations according to priorities and directives from Division and Global stakeholders. 
    • Monitoring the performance of completed optimizations and identifying areas for improvement in collaboration with the data analytics team, as needed.
    • Providing regular updates to stakeholders on the progress and impact of optimization efforts to maintain alignment and avoid duplication of efforts.
    • Identifying and managing risks and issues related to optimization and maintenance activities.
    • Reviewing and guiding all maintenance activities to ensure that they are carried out effectively and efficiently.

 

 

  • Tracking of Website KPIs and Performance: 
    • Provide reporting support on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, working with dedicated reporting resources as and when required.


Desired Technical Requirements:

 

  • CMS experience, with an understanding of cross-platform implications related to distinct site management
  • Experience working with tech/development teams, with perspective into project management and workflows
  • Experience on HTML, web publishing, metadata, SEO and Google Analytics
  • Experience with project tracking and ticketing systems JIRA, Trello or Workfront etc
  • Prior experience with 3rd party integrations (ie buy now button or review providers)

 

Key Partners:
 

As the Website PM for Europe, you will be liaising with a number of cross-functional teams at Colgate including:

  • In-House Creative Team and Creative Project Coordinators 
  • Division, Hub and Subsidiary brand and digital marketing teams located across Europe
  • Division and Global IT Teams located across Europe and North America
  • Technical/Development Teams located across Europe and South America

 

About The Colgate Team You’ll Be Joining:


You’ll be a member of the OAC (Online Acceleration Center), a central team driving all things Digital for Colgate’s European Division. 
 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Incredibly organised with high attention to detail
  • Thrives working cross-functionally 
  • Previous hands on experiences with content management and project ticketing systems 
  • Able to develop and maintain good relationships with stakeholders
  • Comfortable working with short timelines, multi-task and meet deadlines


Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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