Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager Innovation Strategy (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?


  • Drive and support the development of Innovation Strategy and Technical Roadmap for the Metals SBU within Adhesive Technologies
  • Implement and track strategies (corporate/business/functional-level)
  • Plan, communicate and execute specific projects related to Product Development strategy
  • Engage with all Product Development stakeholders in the Metals SBU and support communication and collaborate with top/senior management on all aspects of the organization’s initiatives
  • Perform internal and external analysis/analysis of future scenarios to assess future business development
  • Advance consistency and efficiency for processes and organization (Operating Model) 


  • Successfully completed Master's degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in Strategy or Business Development related roles
  • Passion for Innovation and Sustainability topics
  • Solid track record with regards to project management skills
  • Robust communication skills and collaboration capability, team working oriented with ability to work independently
  • Quick learner and business acumen
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with experience in Power BI, knowledge in statistical analysis a plus
  • Fluent English language skills, German language skills are 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: 22036110
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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