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About Colgate Palmolive

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About Us

We support and implement IT solutions in Europe, Africa and the Middle East by leveraging an in-depth knowledge of business processes along with knowledge of a wide range of technologies.

The team consists of employees from a wide range of backgrounds including Computer Science, Business Studies, Engineering and Finance Disciplines.

Graduate Opportunities

Intern: 9-12 month programme, work across two of four categories (Customer Development, Supply Chain, Marketing & Analytics and Finance), buddy programme, manage local projects, be part of a Global Wellness Programme.

Graduate: 2 year programme, opportunities to travel, set learning programme, mentor/mentee opportunities. Senior leadership exposure.

Because we offer and invest in our interns/graduates it is not uncommon to meet a Colgate employee who started their career as a Colgate intern/graduate.

Things To Know About Colgate

During your intern/graduate programme at Colgate, not only will you develop your professional skills but you will also develop personally. The culture here at Colgate is a very supportive one. You will expand your network and work with people located all over the world.

Successful applicants will benefit from a comprehensive induction programme which covers an introduction to Colgate and its operations. You will receive a variety of training in different areas including SAP, Google Suite, project management and other relevant skills.

As Colgate is a global company, with offices located worldwide, you will be given the unique opportunity to communicate with people from all over the world.

Colgate Palmolive offers a unique intern/graduate programme whereby they offer opportunities to rotate teams between 2 of 4 categories - Customer Development, Supply Chain, Marketing & Analytics and Finance.

What About You?

Successful interns/graduates will have a strong academic record, good communication skills, an inherent ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and a genuine interest in working for a truly global company. Overall, we consider our intern/graduate programmes to be mutually-beneficial. Interns/Graduates provide outside perspective and new thinking, and we highly value the insights these experiences bring to our company.

Additional Benefits

  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Sports & Social: Free monthly events for example ‘Taste of Dublin’ and Rugby Matches
  • Town halls: Quarterly out of office events with presentations & food.
  • Summer hours: Opportunity to finish early on a Friday!
  • Charity Work: Want to give something back? Be part of the fundraising team for Barnardos.
  • Live Better: Be part of a team that promotes healthy living throughout the year.
  • Training Courses: Each intern/graduate will be invited to onsite training
  • Casual Fridays: Casual clothes on a Friday!
  • Staff Shop: Access to company products
  • Intern/Graduate Group: You will work with other interns/graduates, helping you settle in and become comfortable very quickly

Diversity of Colgate People

Inclusive Culture & Values

The Colgate culture is one that reflects our values of caring, global teamwork and continuous improvement, as well as our unwavering commitment to integrity in everything we do. Building skills and developing Colgate people is critical to our success.

Colgate-Palmolive provides all employees worldwide with a series of training programs focused on building leadership skills. Valuing Colgate People, Managing With Respect Leading in a Diverse Workplace, DECIDE and Making Better Decisions/Unconscious Bias training are only a few of them. Leading in a Diverse Workplace, DECIDE and Making Better Decisions/Unconscious Bias provides a broad awareness of diversity and skills to work with diverse teams and to serve an increasingly diverse customer base.

Our leaders take responsibility for valuing the contributions of all Colgate people and have the knowledge and skills necessary to transform the work environment into one where all employees can contribute fully to meet the business goals.

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Facts and figures
  • Number of employees: < 250
Industry sectors
  • Technology
  • Management & Business
  • Engineering