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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:  Human Resources Coordinator (Contract)

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 118119 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Human Resources Coordinator (Contract)


Primary Responsibility: 


The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting the day to day HR administration of recruitment, training/development, total rewards, employee engagement, HR data management, and other duties as assigned. 


Specific Responsibilities: 


  • Recruitment – using our global recruitment management system to post roles, pull resumes, set up interviews and perform background checks using the HireRight system for all temporary requisitions. Partner with talent acquisition to onboard all permanent and temporary hires. Manage the co-op recruitment program for our global information technology team. 


  • Training/Development – Partner with global learning to manage employee training sessions by coordinating and organizing calendars for employees and facilitators, ordering supplies and training materials, catering, room set up and general support/assistance (once in-person training resumes). 


  • Total Rewards – Partner with Total Rewards lead to schedule and run flexible benefit, pension and stock savings orientations with new hires. Assist with completing annual compensation surveys and other cyclical Total Rewards tasks throughout the year.


  • Employee Engagement – Be an active member of both our employee engagement and DE&I committees. Manage our Canada Activity calendar for the year and assist with planning all employee engagement events. Run Live Better Canada events and manage our local P2P program.


  • HR Data Management – Inputting new hire and employee changes into our HRIS. Running ad hoc reporting, performing audits & ensuring system data accuracy. 


  • Other Duties as Assigned




  • 2-3 years of human resource experience including recruitment, training and total rewards administration
  • Post Secondary education in human resources or a related field, CHRP designation considered an asset
  • General knowledge of HR legislation 
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel / Google Sheets skills
  • Experience using a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) SAP would be considered an asset
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and positive attitude

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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