Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Global Manager Business Development for Building Components (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you’re up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Develop the Building Components growth business strategy, based on your industrial expertise together with a great team of cross-functional stakeholders, e.g. from Sales, Technical Experts as well as Research & Development
  • Understand customers’ needs and market trends (eg: sustainability) to derive implications for current and future product portfolio as well as product & service offerings
  • Directly influence and co-steer our innovation pipeline of best-in-class adhesive solutions for relevant end-markets
  • Grow the Building Components business regarding various Key Performance Indicators (KPI), e.g. volume, revenue and profit contribution jointly with Regional Business Development Team
  • Systematically explore new business opportunities: screen, prioritize & implement out-performing innovations
  • Sustainably nourishing relationships with relevant regional key customers, machine and equipment manufacturers, as well as other partners along the value chain
  • Collaborate as broker between relevant (internal) stakeholders and ensure continuous know-how transfer; if necessary, steer potential alignment 

    For this Position we are open for full time and a part time (70-80%) modell


  • University degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or similar area
  • Minimum 3-years of practical experience in Building Components industry and/or adjacent fields
  • Broad understanding of Building Components related industry drivers, paired with strong commercial expertise
  • Persuasive communication abilities and strong analytical skills with dedicated customer focus, as well as experience in independent project management
  • Fluent English language skills are mandatory, further language skills would be beneficial

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 21021735
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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