Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

Head of Business Intelligence (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 a global department and execute our strategy to support all three business units with services, expertise and solutions around data, analytics and BI. Our goal is to build a data-driven company and not a department
  • Define and implement the global BI strategy for Henkel. Align with senior management in all three BUs & functions regarding data strategy and operational excellence
  • Lead and develop 4 teams in the areas of BI consulting, data & analytics solutions, data governance, and operations & service management
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders and your colleagues in the Data & Analytics department to deliver products and services your customers love
  • Manage a project volume of up to 10 MEUR p.a. to support our business needs
  • Ensure stable operations with external partners to support 24x7 availability of Data & Analytics applications
  • Provide technical vision and guidance for Henkel’s ambitions to set industry-leading standards in Analytics


  • Master’s degree in a computer science or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading large teams in a relevant area (e.g. business intelligence, analytics)
  • Minimum 10 years of advanced hands-on technical experience
  • High proficiency in SAP BW and Microsoft BI
  • Strong technical expertise in Azure/AWS/GCP, services and architecture design
  • Strong business acumen and ability to collaborate closely with technical and non-technical teams. Eagerness to consult and drive data & analytics literacy within the enterprise
  •  Capacity to develop a clear understanding of business challenges, derive a solution concept and translate it into relevant tasks for your teams
  • Proven track record of delivering successful projects in a corporate environment using agile practices like scrum
    Excellent language skills in English, German beneficial
JOB ID: 20009359
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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