United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Integrated Business Planning Manager


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.


Henkel Laundry & Home Care is excited to be rolling out Integrated Business Planning as part of our continuous improvement across the Sales and Operations functions. This role will have three primary objectives: (1) Lead the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) transformation across Sales, Demand Planning & Sales Strategy functions, (2) Lead the development of an education and training program to enable IBP transformation and (3) once steady state is achieved, lead LHC IBP with appropriate governance and continuous improvement goals.

  • Provide input to overall solution and key design decisions from knowledge of industry leading practices in a fully aligned Integrated Business Planning (IBP) environment.
  • Work across functional leadership to revise role profiles between Sales, Demand Planning & Sales Strategy.
  • Partner closely with key business and functional stakeholders to facilitate data flow and tool design discussions
  • Drives best practice tool analysis and knowledge to support operational sales functions and to monitor, improve and drive business with an eye toward future system changes (SPARC)
  • Create overall education and training strategy to support the transformation including change management, training material, metrics, and governance. Lead and sustain education and IBP training program.
  • Accountable for delivering an aligned demand forecast between sales and Demand Planning as well as ensure demand risks and opportunities are effectively brought forward as part of S&OP
  • Collaborate with business, functional, and senior management members to continuously improve the quality of supporting business information, systems, and decision processes, including coaching to enhance individual IBP team members’ skills.
  • Enforces sales support discipline through the monitoring of KPI achievement with growth targets and priorities


  • Bachelor’s degree required with 5-7+ years of experience within multiple functional areas including but not limited to CPG product management, program management, supply chain, business management.
  • Previous experience building and/or operating IBP or S&OP is required, inclusive of strong content knowledge of best practices and key metrics across sales and supply chain.
  • Strong analytical and process management skills
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and training skills

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,and other legally protected characteristics.

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JOB ID: 21013555
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067