United States, Bay Point, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Innovation Project 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.


  • Manages individual, complex, cross-regional innovation projects on operational level
  • Creates and aligns on project time schedule and financial plan
  • Updates and reports on project progress and summarizes status of managed projects
  • Prepares and presents projects for decision meetings and reviews
  • Manages project budget and relevant KPIs Identifies risks and defines countermeasures
  • Takes lead in case of problems and conflicts
  • Guides team members to properly use project tools, templates and deliverables
  • Drives x-Project/business initiatives to foster best practice exchange and continuous improvement


  • Bachelors degree in technical or commercial focus area; PMP preferred
  • 5-7+ years minimum job experience in relevant areas
  • Experience managing innovation projects
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and highly organized
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

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JOB ID: 21021166
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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