United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Brand Manager, Innovation

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?


  • Champion innovation launch leadership for Home Care within the newly created Innovation and Strategic Growth team to contribute to the achievement of revenue, profitability, market share objectives.
  • Strategy: Spearhead annual and long-term innovation strategic planning, ensuring sufficiency to contribute to achievement of brand goals
  • Financial: Develop and sell-in the business case to support new product launches and long-term product pipeline to senior management
  • Pipeline Development: Identify category trends and lead research plans to uncover unmet consumer needs to fuel brand growth. A passion for mining qualitative and quantitative data to identify ownable insights, plus tenacity to align internal stakeholders will be critical
  • Commercialization: Manage all marketing activities including but not limited to market research, packaging development and pricing recommendations; develop and maintain relationships with internal marketing service partners and external agencies


  • Education: Bachelor's degree required; MBA or equivalent degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5+ years of successful CPG brand marketing experience leading innovation; prior global marketing or cross-functional experience with sales, supply chain, category management, etc. a plus 
  • Technical Acumen: Demonstrated analytical, prioritization, and presentation skills. General management / "owner" focus. P&L understanding and proven financial acumen in making effective business decisions.
  • Personal Leadership: Strong organization & timeline management skills; demonstrated bias for action. 
  • Trusted & transparent business partner, ability to build strong cross-functional relationships.
  • Consistent driver of change, willingness to challenge the status-quo and track record of consistently delivering results.

The salary for this role is $91,000.00 - $178,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22037879
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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