Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Strategy - Packaging and Consumer Goods (d/f/m)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Lead and manage the strategy office of the Division Head
  • Develop long-range strategic plans and objectives through the identification of strategic issues and opportunities that could influence business growth and profitability
  • Lead high priority strategic initiatives, working directly with the leadership team and other stakeholders and realize growth strategies that support continued improvement of the business’s overall performance
  • Run and execute projects within the division
  • Analyze & build different future scenarios to create new paths for the division
  • Facilitate planning sessions and drive change activities to meet the business goals
  • Support in the monthly Adhesive Executive Committee (AEC) preparation
  • Challenge the strategy & the organization in the status quo
  • Support M&A activities
  • Interact with the leadership teams of the SBU's and controlling
  • Support the digital transformation of the division
  • Support talent development


  • Master's degree in Business, Science or Engineering
  • 7+ years of work experience; ideally some time spent in leading consultancies and/or business strategy roles
  • Experience in the packaging and consumer goods industry would be a plus
  • People management experience
  • Ideally experience in sales, marketing or commercial excellence and finance with well-developed analytical skills
  • Proven track record in implementing transformative projects in complex multi-stakeholder environments
  • Strong ability to drive topics from strategic concept through project phase to implementation and continuous improvement mode
  • Strong digital affinity
  • Ability to comfortably interact with all levels in the organization and work across multiple cultures effectively  

The position can be based in either Düsseldorf or Dubai.

JOB ID: 190007Y0
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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