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Colgate-Palmolive


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# 160270 – Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey

Who We Are

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!

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 portfolios in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.

At Colgate, we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of hundreds of millions people and pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding products and nutrition, and committed people.

Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is grounded in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich career development and career experiences. We pride ourselves on our focus on delivering high ethical, the richness that our diverse team brings, outstanding standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Wellbeing programs, access to discounted Product, medical & life insurance, improved superannuation to name a few!

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES :

Demand Planner is responsible for managing all activities to develop, align, & communicate the demand plan for a category or country. The final demand plan must balance cross functional input and reflect the latest commercial/customer plans in order to meet business objectives. The demand planner will be the main conduit between the commercial teams, finance & supply chain to achieve an aligned/synchronized demand plan and drive continuous improvement.

  • Build Collaborative Demand Plan – Regularly interact with commercial teams (CDT’s, retail marketing) to gather customer plans & other demand inputs. Determine deviations vs. demand plan, gain alignment, & document key assumptions.

  • Review Demand Plan – Prepare & participate in the Monthly CBP discipline process to develop an aligned demand plan. Gaps & opportunities are identified, quantified & addressed.

  • Synchronize Supply & Demand – Ensure alignment of final demand plan to supply plan. Identify and ensure communication of supply risks/opportunities/constraints, potential solutions.

  • Support New Product Planning & Life Cycle Planning -Work cross functionally to finalize pipeline volume & first 6 months of demand for new products. Track/measure actual shipments vs. documented key assumptions. Collaborate with a cross functional team to manage & communicate SKU performance and life cycle changes.

  • Manage master data & SKU lifestage for appropriate planning

  • Measure & Track Performance – Measure, report, and drive improvement of demand planning process & results.

  • Responsible for the inventory projections

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English

  • SAP knowledge is a must

  • Business Intelligence Knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to quickly adapt to new demands and challenges

  • Comfortable working with cross-functional team members

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Min. 3 years Demand Planning Experience in FMCG

Disclaimer – Interested candidates are requested to upload their resumes drafted in English language only.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact [email protected] with the subject “Accommodation Request” should you require accommodation.

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