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Job Description:

In Store Activation Manager

Location Toronto, ON, CA

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 74945 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Summary

The Retail Activation Manager leads the development and commercialization (but not execution) of specialty packaging and product displays

The manager is responsible to commercialize the requirements as defined by the business needs Specifically, the manager is responsible to determine the level of investment as it relates to the activity and solicit alignment from the stakeholders Examples could include the investments levels to new product launch displays in contrast to ongoing promotional activity and special packs, where standardization and simplification requirements are achieved through the use of standard portfolio and catalogues

The individual coordinates their activities with CDO, Hub Marketing, Shopper Marketing, the Special Pack Manager (CS&L) and all third party contract packaging facilities The individual manages the timeline up to, but not including co-packing production

This person is also responsible for the overall management of our third party co-packers This includes leading the selection process (RFP with cross functional team), contract renewal (involving Indirect Procurement) and the total annual spend (partnering with Finance)

The Retail Activation Manger is also a front line resource to the Shopper Marketing Team for customer specific programmes that range from in-section retail tools to complete category aisle reinvention

This individual is the key point of contact for the co-packing initiatives in the sub, and will interact with Divisional and Global Customization Teams to implement locally the customization strategy and projects

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Steward the overall relationship between Colgate and the third party management teams to help foster a business partnership that will result in benefits for both companies
Key point of contact for customization initiatives and responsible to implement strategy for co-packing
Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices that can be applied to Colgate strategies for customization, and monitor any customer specific changes to the retail environment display specifications that impact display strategies
Lead Funding the Growth projects related to customization initiatives, partnering cross functionally and with third party co-packers Capture and report savings to cross functional stakeholders
Ensure that the business needs are being met through appropriate investment in displays and special packs
Partner with Shopper Marketing on customer specific initiatives related to customer engagement at the shelf (eg, tagging products, shelf tools, category growth strategies, etc)
Fulfill process requirements for capital spending (DPC) on tooling related to displays and special packs
Fulfill process requirements for the MDGM process related to those SKUs that are produced at subsidiary third party co-packers This includes the steps as Network Operations and Packaging Engineering (ECC Net)
Fulfill process requirements for the Artwork Management process This includes all artwork related to Canadian SKUs produced in Canada where this person acts as Network Operations and Packaging Engineering (PGSS related activities within SAP)
Fulfill corporate requirements related to the display and special pack global process defined in POPBox

Basic qualifications

Bachelors Degree
Minimum 7 years of experience in a supply chain environment AND/OR packaging
Must be proficient in computer programs, including SAP and Microsoft Excel
Prior Production Planning experience

Expected areas of skills, knowledge and abilities

Demonstrated experience in customer driven decision making
Understanding of transportation, warehousing and customer service
Proven cross functional collaboration skills and ability to effectively work in the matric environment
Proven influencing skills and effective communication skills at all levels of the organization including senior management
Effective project management skills
Financial and commercial acumen
Ability to evaluate consumer shopping behaviors and insights into actionable recommendations

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, Toms 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 Hills Science Diet and Hills Prescription Diet

For more information about Colgates global business, visit the Companys web site at http//wwwcolgatepalmolivecom To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program, please visit http//wwwcolgatebsbfcom To learn more about Hills and the Hills Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http//wwwhillspetcom To learn more about Toms of Maine please visit http//wwwtomsofmainecom

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

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Consumer Durables/FMCG
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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