Netherlands, Amsterdam, Adhesive Technologies

Program Manager – Global Logistics

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1.Global capability development

• Manage, plan, and execute the team to design and develop all aspects of the capability

• Use internal/external best-practices to build the capability

• Ensure key global and regional stakeholders contribute and co-create the designs

• Create local, regional and global ambassadors for the designs

• Ensure evaluation and improvements (both in range and depth of functionality) are made to new versions of the capability

• Create and support a community for the capability

2. Capability deployment

• Manage the program roadmap to implement the capability, ensure the budget & resources during

• Deliver and embed the global capability from the pre-prepare phase until the ramp up and stabilization.

• Gear the specific project organizations and local project teams

3. Organization and change management

• Assess change ambition for the organizations at hand

• Plan, manage and execute a change management intervention jointly with the local team and shape the required organization

• Champion the project across Henkel

• Inspire and engage (local) management to create the case for action and become (local) change agents

• Ensure proper communication to internal and external parties

• Measure success of implementing the required changes

4. Project and program management

• Lead and coach a diverse team to deliver outputs on a high standard, to deliver insight and pragmatism during program delivery and to maximize collaboration between the teams

• Responsible for the daily program management and related people management across the various teams

• Responsible for meeting agreed timelines

• Apply state-of-the art project and program management techniques to drive successful and on-time-in-full project assignments for the capability development and deployment

• Anticipate and manage risks and issues and determine mitigating actions by tracking and setting strategic and tactical program priorities

• Ensure proper controls are in place to manage risks and risk mitigation, budget and actual spend

• Build, develop, maintain, and manage a trusted relationships with global, regional and country (senior) stakeholders.



  • Fluent in English
  • University degree with focus on Supply Chain / Logistics.
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in managing large multidisciplinary projects resulting in large business transformations, preferably with a high IT component
  • Led multidisciplinary teams (hierarchically and functionally) and a proven ability to deliver large scale complex business-led programs
  • Worked in a matrix organization and managed a complex stakeholder field and business sponsors
  • Influencing Skills
  • Good understanding of technology enablement (e.g. ERP systems, master data etc.)
  • International environment expertise

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: 22041741
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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