United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Senior Brand Manager, Innovation


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.


  • Champion innovation launch leadership for air care and surface care brands (Renuzit, Soft Scrub) within the newly created Innovation and Strategic Growth team to contribute to the achievement of revenue, profitability, market share objectives.
  • Strategy: Spearhead annual and long-term innovation strategic planning, ensuring sufficiency to contribute to achievement of brand goals
  • Financial: Develop and sell-in the business case to support new product launches and long-term product pipeline to senior management
  • Pipeline Development: Identify category trends and lead research plans to uncover unmet consumer needs to fuel brand growth. A passion for mining qualitative and quantitative data to identify ownable insights, plus tenacity to align internal stakeholders will be critical
  • Commercialization: Manage all marketing activities including but not limited to market research, packaging development and pricing recommendations; develop and maintain relationships with internal marketing service partners and external agencies


  • Education: Bachelor's degree required; MBA or equivalent degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 6-10 years of successful CPG brand marketing experience leading innovation; prior global marketing or cross-functional experience with sales, supply chain, category management, etc. a plus
  • Technical Acumen: Demonstrated analytical, prioritization, and presentation skills. General management / "owner" focus. P&L understanding and proven financial acumen in making effective business decisions.
  • Personal Leadership: Strong organization & timeline management skills; demonstrated bias for action. Trusted & transparent business partner, ability to build strong cross-functional relationships. Consistent driver of change, willingness to challenge the status-quo and track record of consistently delivering results.

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JOB ID: 21014365
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067