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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:  Colgate Graduate Territory Manager - Sydney Shire, NSW

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jul 29, 2022
No remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 135710 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


About Us


We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We serve consumers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world and are proud that Colgate-Palmolive is in more homes than any other.

Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich development and career experiences and progression.

We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Live Better activities, Product Parcels and Health Checks.


This rare opportunity to join a global market leader that is highly regarded for employee development opportunities has come about due to an internal promotion!


About the Role


This territory would be based in Sydney’s Southern Suburbs and includes a regional run along the south coast.


As a Territory Manager you will be responsible for developing a range of diverse customers through your ability to build and maintain strong relationships and to influence key partners. Managing your own territory autonomously day to day, you will be supported by an experienced management team and will also maintain close contact with your peer network. 


Develop your insights and experience into the competitive Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry by:

  • Using category insights to increase share of space in-store and optimise ranging of our products on the supermarket shelf
  • Selling permanent and temporary displays into all customers
  • Ensuring efficient coverage of your entire store network 


All of the tools required to succeed will be provided, for example an iPad and fully maintained company car. You will also undergo a comprehensive induction and training program.


With over 90% of our Customer Development/Sales team beginning their careers as a Graduate Territory Manager, we are proud to say that many have gone on to become Colgate-Palmolive executive leaders all around the globe across various functions.


The opportunities are endless!

The Ideal Candidate


A University Degree qualified graduate who is keen to learn and develop into a corporate leader of tomorrow. The key to your success in this role is an interest in Customer Development/Sales, Logistics, Communications, Economics or Marketing. 
We are looking for a confident communicator with the ability to influence and build relationships. Strong time management and organisational skills are imperative, as is being self-motivated, resilient and determined to succeed. 
You must have a valid driver's licence and Australian work rights to be considered for this opportunity. 


What you’ll need...

  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree required
  • Valid drivers Licence
  • Australian working rights



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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