Graduate Trainee- Vacancy for mechanical engineer -Kenya, East Africa

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Kenya
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Travel Required?:  No Travel
Partial remote working option
Would you like to be part of a team that is building a future to smile about? What about having the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions?


If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!


Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. We, at Colgate, take immense pride in our brand which fuels our workplace to encourage innovative thinking, champion experimentation, promote authenticity and thus contribute to our enduring success.


If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile…every single day!




Scope of Program with Colgate-Palmolive provides early-in-career graduates the chance to initiate their development & growth journey in commercial functions; Customer Development, Customer Service & Logistics, and Marketing.


Successful candidates will gain learning experience via job rotations and project assignments and will be offered a permanent role in the function, based on performance and business needs.

Key Responsibilities:
1.Assisting/Supporting Team Leader and Customer Development Managers

Preparations of documents/presentations for meetings with customers
Communication with customers
Preparations of documents/presentations for weekly CDM team meetings
Participation in negotiations with customers
Analysis of Category growth, Market Shares, Pricing, Distribution
Regular and ad hoc analysis
Lead distributor, salesmen, customers, stores, merchandiser
2. Data Analysis
Promo efficiency evaluation in collaboration with CatMan (RM)
Management and evaluation of sell-out data using different data sources (AC Nielsen, Focus, customer sell-out data) for usage of Retail Marketing and CDM
Analysis of Category growth, Market Shares, Pricing, Distribution
Regular and ad hoc analysis
3. Ad hoc administration tasks or projects

Who we are looking for:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Strategic Marketing/ Management / Business Management or related studies
0-2 years of working experience
Proficient in verbal and written English
Possess strong IT, analytical & problem-solving skills
Numerate with good attention to detail
Result-focused with strong leadership, and able to work well in team-oriented environment, participates in extracurricular team activities
Strong implementation / team building / project management skills
Ability to work under time pressure

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