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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:  Internal Communications Manager - Human Resources

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 2, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 147472 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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 connecting with others across the world, full of 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. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. 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.

Main Responsibilities:

We’re looking for a passionate HR professional that wants to make an impact and collaborate with our South Pacific teams. You will collaborate with the Colgate Leadership and HR teams on strategic priorities including strategic project, wellbeing, diversity & inclusion and crisis communication. You will have experience with developing communication plans and involvement with the hand-on delivery of projects and events. You will be very comfortable with leveraging technology and exploring emerging communication trends to share stories with our people.


This role also oversees the Office Services strategy and team of 3 employees. You will be able to balance the everyday requirements of running a Head Office location with the long term direction of modernisation of Reception, Mailroom and Car Fleet support.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Internal Communications: Connect our Leaders with our people and share inspiring stories about our purpose
  • HR Partnership: Collaborate as a member of the Business HR Team to drive the HR Strategy for Colgate Australia.
  • Talent Management: Collaborate with Marketing and Customer Development Leadership Teams in driving talent review processes and capability building. Propose solutions and best practices that are aligned with HR Strategy and CoHREs.
  • Learning and Development: Partner with the Learning CoHRE to make sure the employees considered in the target population are included in the training and learning experiences. Play an active role in identifying gaps and opportunity areas providing continuous improvement feedback and perspective.
  • Build culture of belonging: Ensure that our Diversity Equity and Inclusion Strategy is being implemented in all the HR Processes. 
  • Be a trusted partner:  Work collaboratively with key cross-functional divisions and across teams to design and deliver solutions that drive measurable business results. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Human Resources, Business, Management or related field
  • Strong leadership and influence skills
  • Strong preference for analytical capability
  • Ability to act as a change agent
  • At least 5 years of Internal Communications or progressive Human Resource experience in leading and implementation of HR initiatives


Preferred Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Google applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Proficiency with Graphic Design software (Canva, Adobe suite)


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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