Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Global Development Process Manager – Packaging & 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.


  • Improve project efficiency and time to market within the Packaging SBU through project management optimization
  • Ensure correct implementation and continuous improvement of ADP (Adhesives Development Process), project management standards & gate deliverables
  • Manage communication on ADP topics and act as a bridge between gate-keepers, teams and between functions to ensure there is a common understanding of expectations
  • Mentor and coach managers and teams; deliver consistent, high quality training to all the roles involved and ensure that all parties are engaged and aware of the ways of working
  • Develop and continuously improve dashboard / analytics
  • Track and measure the health of individual projects, processes and portfolio
  • Provide SBU with data quality / process / portfolio monitoring and reporting, as required
  • Drive post launch reviews via IPMs and teams - coach to effectively capture learnings and improvements, manage process exceptions and project red flags


  • University degree, e.g. in Business Management/ Business Analytics/ Data Science/ Science/ Chemistry or Engineering
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven track record in project/process management (min. 3 years) - ideally, product development / innovation / stage gate projects, experience with Planview would be a plus
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills (esp. Excel, Power Query, Power BI, Dashboards), prior experience in driving digital transformation efforts in analytics would be beneficial
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and task follow up skills
  • Ability to work in and steer interdisciplinary teams, excellent communication skills and high degree of intercultural awareness
  • Highly self-motivated with professional work ethic
  • Strong communication skills (Fluent English essential as well as German language skills)
JOB ID: 21012599
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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