Netherlands, Amsterdam, Finance Tax Group

Global Trade & Customs Manager (Digitally savvy / GTS professionals wanted!)


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.


  • Be part of a team of highly motivated specialists in different regions that work together to further develop and communicate the Trade & Customs Business Process Owner program for Henkel Strategic Business Solutions
  • Providing global support and advice to BU’s and functions in case of new processes to be implemented as well as training and supporting Regional Process Experts and local colleagues.
  • Develop and drive the Trade Analytics strategy to facilitate the realization of the digital and innovation goals of Henkel
  • Support the business and key users in digital initiatives such as digital commerce, as well as user support for integration of new acquisitions and divestments,
  • Ensuring Global Trade and Customs compliance and safeguard template processes within projects as well as in daily work.
  • Evaluating and implementing digital procedures for process optimization.
  • Monitor customs regulations, adjust procedures and advise appropriate parties of changes
  • Develop and maintain training programs for business partners involved in trade matters
  • Represent Trade & Customs on strategic projects with cross-functional and cross-regional teams
  • Opportunity to grow professionally and personally in a truly global organization
  • Lead project and process initiatives for GTS, SAP or required Global Trade and Customs Initiatives.


  • Higher degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or International Trade or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant trade and customs management experience within a multinational, big4 consultancy firm or law firm
  • Strong SAP GTS knowledge and an interest for digital developments in the field of Trade & Customs
  • Excellent understanding of customs and trade regulations; experience with global FTA management as well as US export controls is a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of supply chain operations
  • Fluent proficiency in English is a must, Dutch and German are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and a strategic mindset, experience with project management
  • Good time management, results oriented, can-do attitude
  • Project Management skills or project leadership implementation is a plus
  • Proven ability to work in an international and culturally diverse environment
JOB ID: 21017314
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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