Colgate Demand Planning Specialist in Istanbul, Turkey

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: Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey

No Relocation Assistance Offered



  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or Business Administration

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a similar role in a multinational environment, preferably in a FMCG company

  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken

  • Turkish is a must

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Tools

  • SAP knowledge for Customer Service, Demand Planning, Inventory, SKU analysis

  • Overall understanding on Demand Planning & Supply processes

  • Strong analytical skills with strict attention to detail

  • Good team player with proactive thinking and flexibility

  • Excellent communication skills

  • No military obligation for male candidates

Job Description:

  • Maintaining and improving Demand Planning for 2 countries

  • Responsible for managing monthly planning cycle in close contact with country teams and GMs

  • Managing SKU portfolio reporting as well as managing monthly SKU master tracking tool across countries

  • Preparation, coordination and consolidation of Budget Review deck with cross functional collaboration

  • Responsible for New Product management, timelines, follow up with cross functional collaboration

  • Preparing SKU simplification analysis, Inventory analysis, Demand Planning changes analysis

  • Working closely with DP Manager and New Product Manager to establish and provide necessary tools on NAMET regional level

  • Coordination remotely with Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Distributor teams, Division teams as required

  • Upgrading and improving current processes to streamline across countries in NAMET region

  • Giving support in all analysis required on a need basis for inventory, SKU, Demand Planning, Sales

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.