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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:  Global Product Data Management Team Lead/Project Manager

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Partial remote working option

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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

Location: Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland
No Relocation Assistance Offered
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Data Management Function Overview:

Data Management as a function has the objective to achieve one version of data in core business systems and applications, enabling correct transactional processes and analytics, resulting in use of the information as the asset valued for the Company.

Data in scope of the function include reference data, master data, content, analytic data, social data, big data, their definitions, governance processes, metrics, lifecycle and technology.

Scope of the data management depends on current Company’s strategy and what is assessed and considered as key priority to achieve desired business outcome.


Job Purpose:

To execute the data management strategy globally.  This includes Customer, Product, Vendor, Finance data as well as other data being in scope of Global Data Management strategy.  Lead CBS Data Management team located in the shared service center in project execution and business operations ensuring effective delivery of quality data in our business systems and agreed service levels in data management processes.  This includes global responsibilities for data standards, definitions, governance processes, policies overseeing the implementation of standards across all divisions.


Key responsibilities:

  • Leading business change related to Global Data standards and governance with accountability to  Data Management Manager;

  • Executing and coordinating all Global Data Management projects;

  • Working with the Global Data Management, CBS Data Management, GIT to establish time lines, allocate resources and agree project assignments;

  • Manage the business process change by identifying all affected resources, contributing to the organization design, effectively communicating all aspects of the change and executing training programs within the division;

  • Tracking, reporting and communicating progress against plan;

  • Support Global Data Management business operations;

  • Implement data management policies and procedures for the Divisions within the scope of the responsibility, ensuring quality, security, accessibility and availability of all relevant data;

  • Establish and agree service levels for the execution of creating, maintaining and archiving data management processes;

  • Monitoring and reporting Key Performance Indicators for Data Quality and Process Service Levels.



  • A University Degree; Master Degree preferred;

  • 3+ years of relevant experience managing projects (or working in Master Data Role);

  • 1+ years experiences in Team Lead role preferred;

  • Fluent in English is required;

  • Master Data Experience (S4, ECC, MDGM, GDSN) would be an advantage; 

  • Very independent;

  • Practical knowledge of Google tool suite (Google sheets, Google Docs, etc.);

  • Detail-oriented and accurate;

  • Focused on problems solving;

  • Comfortable delivering presentations and coordinating activities in cross-functional teams;

  • Analytical;

  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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