Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Senior Manager Circular Economy (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.


  • Shape the global circular economy strategy for Packaging and Consumer Goods Adhesives and drive its execution
  • Monitor, analyze and respond to external market drivers and regulatory changes and assess their impact
  • Derive clear positions on the basis of available date, using scientific principles
  • Communicate and advocate strategy and positions clearly and impactfully to internal and external stakeholders
  • Interface with technical teams to generate relevant proof points and incorporate circularity into ongoing and future projects
  • Assist strategic business units in developing their specific product roadmaps
  • Support strategic business units in their customer interactions with expert level expertise
  • Interact with strategic Adhesives and corporate functions to support the overall Henkel circular economy approach
  • Contribute to cross-industry initiatives that focus on recycling, composting and renewable raw materials
  • Support go-to-market and communication workstreams  


  • Master of Science in Natural Sciences, Engineering or Environmental Science or higher degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a sustainability or technical leadership role in a relevant market with preference for experience in adhesives, chemical products or consumer goods and packaging industries
  • Experience in working in industry initiatives and associations
  • Strategic thinking, learning ambition and good communication skills
  • Proven ability to influence and lead without formal authority
  • Willingness to travel in and out of the region
  • Experience in public speaking and providing training
  • Fluent English language skills, German language skills are a benefit
  • MS Office skills
JOB ID: 21014599
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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