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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  Coordinator, HR & Legal

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jun 6, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 136120 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

The Hill's Pet Nutrition team is looking for the next Coordinator, HR & Legal to join the family and make great things happen! We invite you to apply!


At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply.

Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering dedication to pet nutrition, Hills’ mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that’s a step ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.


The role of Coordinator, Hill's HR and Legal, will provide professional administrative support as well as program/process coordination to the HR and Legal Functions at the Hill's corporate office. Relying upon institutional knowledge and subject matter expertise, the Coordinator will be responsible for the smooth operation of the HR and Legal Functions, performing tasks as required and requested, following existing processes and working with other functions, together with taking initiative to find operational efficiencies and opportunities to improve existing processes.


What you will do:

Shared Administrative Tasks:

  • Sending and receiving mail, ensuring mail received in the Legal and HR functions is distributed to the accurate business person or attorney to be handled
  • Handling the execution of contracts and documents in the HR and Legal functions, including submissions through AdobeSign for execution of documents
  • Prepare communications, meeting agendas and taking minutes
  • Provide notary service
  • Limited expense reporting management
  • Assist with scheduling and travel for Division General Counsel and WW HR Director


HR: Administrative Tasks

  • New hire setup (IT request for laptops, I-9 collection, office seating, Amex requests) , in coordination with HRBPs
  • Support Manage/coordinate on-site delivery of training sessions taking place in the Topeka Corporate office
  • Create/Handle POs
  • Caring Hearts Community & Committee
  • Coordinate Hill’s division office employee perks & programs, including employee discounts, tickets & company matching gift donation
  • Coordinate Hill’s recognition of employee service programs, including awards distribution, planning yearly luncheon, and reporting.
  • Legal Assistant Tasks - General
  • Maintain Hill’s Legal Drive and files
  • Open Legal matters in Onit platform, create Purchase Orders, assist with invoicing and billing questions
  • Assist with Legal staff IT matters
  • Set global legal meetings, maintain agendas and legal file
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Align with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Diploma
  • 2+ years of experience in a corporate environment or in other comparable businesses or environments.
  • Current Notary Public designation (nice to have)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities, ability to work independently and collaborate with all levels of the business and legal organization
  • Proficiency in IT, processes and software applications in a data/digital company
  • Strong problem solving skills, finding solutions and optimistic mindset, working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and resolving issues
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills with the ability to multitask
  • Ability to coordinate inputs from multiple sources in a matrix organization
  • Ability to work effectively with a high sense of urgency and a high level of accuracy to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to identify resources to respond to a variety of requests

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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