Germany, Düsseldorf, Beauty Care

Senior Manager Business Development / M&A Beauty Care (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.


  • Contribution to the Business Development and M&A activities of Henkel Beauty Care worldwide by supporting top management in defining business portfolio, development areas and priorities
  • Further development of the Beauty Care long-term strategy based on strategic analysis and economic evaluation of the current business situation
  • Management of acquisition & divestment projects from initial screening to closing & integration from the business side
  • Screening markets (off-line and on-line) for entry, potential take-over targets
  • Supporting Corporate Venture Capital initiative for Beauty Care
  • Evaluation of divestment options in accordance with long term strategy
  • Project leadership for acquisition and divestment projects
  • Development of business plans
  • Co-leading and/or supporting negotiations with external targets
  • Integration management
  • Peer Group Analysis, White spot analysis and Monitoring Process


  • Excellent university degree in Business Administration or Economics
  • Min. 5 years of successful professional experience in M&A of advantage (either in banking, consulting or FMCG)
  • Know-how of M&A and post-merger integration processes as well as understanding of FMCG markets in combination with international work experience or background
  • Highly ambitious and driving personality with exceptional analytical and conceptual skills
  • High emotional intelligence and strong team-player, ability to work under pressure and willingness to constantly learn and develop
  • Experience in presentation and communication to top management of advantage
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English is essential; German is a plus
  • MS Office skills 
JOB ID: 21012759
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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