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Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Innovation Portfolio & Project Management EIMEA (d/f/m)

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

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.

YOUR ROLE

  • Manage, lead and develop a team of dedicated Innovation Project Managers for our business unit in EIMEA
  • Manage selected innovation programs and projects for the automotive industry
  • Lead and review programs and related projects: steer execution of projects and programs for our customers in EIMEA
  • Ensure alignment of projects and programs with global business plans, technical/customer roadmaps, positioning, risk analysis and mitigation plans
  • Identify potential key gaps and develop alternative solutions in cooperation with Global PD Lead in order to meet the business targets
  • Provide regular updates on project and program progress to various decision bodies
  • Organize and lead Gate Keeper meetings
  • Monitor activities on project level within the innovation programs with the individual project managers
  • Monitor adequate quality before launch, confirm cross-functional alignment and support launch of product in manufacturing when needed

YOUR SKILLS

  • Master's degree or equivalent in Engineering or Chemistry, PhD preferred
  • Min. 5 years industry experience as project and/or program manager, preferred in chemical or automotive industries
  • Min. 3 years of experience in leading teams and coworkers required
  • Certification as project manager preferred
  • Excellent software skills in specialized innovation project, portfolio and resource management software (preferred: Planview Enterprise Solutions)
  • Excellent communication skills in English
JOB ID: 21021819
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.
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