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United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Commercial Strategy Manager

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?

YOUR ROLE

  •  Responsible for business strategy development, deployment and execution to achieve Net Sales, Profit and market share objectives.
  • Leads cross functional team members in development and implementation of DPSM distribution, pricing, shelving and merchandising results through IRI/Nielsen.
  • Leads business planning process by preparing or collaborating insights and analytics to support marketing strategy, template preparation, process communication and execution of strategic customer/sales team planning meetings.
  • Partners with Sales and Marketing in launch/product strategies, development, selling materials, execution and monitoring to achieve financial and brand objectives.
  • Communicates key strategies, insights and initiatives between field and internal teams. Initiates and coordinates across a matrix environment to support goal achievement and gain cross functional alignments.
  • Actively participates in the development of materials in support of strategic retailer line reviews.
  • Monitors competitive pricing in the marketplace and works with Category Management, Marketing, and Sales Leadership to recommend appropriate action on national, channel, and account-specific strategies.
  • Creates and communicates merchandising strategy in conjunction with promo and shopper marketing plan to achieve net sales, profit and brand share objectives.
  • Active participant in monthly S&OP meetings and provides high-level commentary into monthly forecast process based on monthly account demand calls.
  • Leads gap closing initiatives in conjunction with Dir of Sales Strategy through SharePoint tool
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YOUR SKILLS

  •   4 year degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years prior experience in consumer package goods, including prior experience in: Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Direct customer sales experience • Strong analytical & financial acumen.
  • Positive can-do attitude -- collaborative, team-oriented approach -- diligent work ethic.
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, complex, matrix and fluid environment.
  • Ability to devise and deliver persuasive presentations, based on data-driven insights and facts, to gain support for business strategies and/or initiatives.
  • Ability to identify and assess risk and prioritize competing demands.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office applications, database information sources, and web applications.
  • Category management, Business Analytics, Trade Marketing experience a plus but not required

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.

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.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 22037951
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.