Oral Care Consultant

Company Name: Colgate-Palmolive

Location: Oslo, 03, NO

Job Duration: 2022-01-14 to 2022-02-13


No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 121960 – Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Oral Care Consultant – a unique chance to work in a truly global company!


Duration: 12 Month Temporary Fixed Term Contract

Location: Oslo

Reporting to: Consumer Experience Team Lead


Background & Job Purpose

The Oral Care Consultants are field based specialists who work in close partnership with the Norwegian dental professionals. This role involves detailing, selling and merchandising Colgate products to either existing or new customers in the dental sector. The Oral Care Consultant is field-based and crucial in maintaining and building brand awareness and sales for our professional products range.This is an interim position, with potential to become permanent.


Main Responsibilities

  • Visit dentists, hygienists & therapists within dental practices, area health authorities, hospitals and dental hospitals located within your territory
  • The aim of these visits is to establish contact, build rapport, sell specialist Professional products, drive recommendation & endorsement for our consumer brands
  • You will educate the dental professional and their teams in specific oral care areas, as well as the benefits of our Colgate products
  • Provide technical/scientific and product information through arranging, administering and presenting at trade exhibitions, educational group meetings to dentists and on a one-to-one basis
  • Responsible for maintaining and collating customer records within our C4C system, summarising where you have been, who you have seen, salient points of the conversation, competitor activity and feedback about our Colgate products.
  • Work closely with your manager and the rest of the Professional Oral Care team to develop your skills and capability through coaching and an individual development plan


Essential skills and qualities required:

  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Consultative and solutions selling
  • Customer/Consumer centric in your approach
  • Experienced in being customer facing in the field
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely complex concepts (Medical and Scientific data) to customers
  • Analytical skills
  • The ability to make customer centric sales recommendations
  • Exposure to working/partnering with healthcare professionals would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Relevant educational background – e.g. dental hygienist
  • Fluency in Norwegian (written and spoken)



Travel Requirements

  • Expected percentage of travel: Up to 100% (mostly in Oslo area)

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, Tom’s 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 Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill’s and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject “Accommodation Request” should you require accommodation.