Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager Brand Engagement (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?


  • Establish Brand Development Vision and Strategy
  • Develop comprehensive brand engagement process
  • Create ongoing VOC process and expertise
  • Implement Brand selection process
  • Establish vetting process for innovation projects
  • Ensure strong Innovation pipeline
  • Engage with innovation institutions and trade organizations
  • Establish Executive relationships with select brands
  • Create fluid workflow with Marketing, TCS, and other relevant functions
  • Deliver regular reports outs to SteerCo
  • Act as maestro of resources needed to deliver the plan
  • Annual Business Plan, including risks and risk mitigation
  • Sustainable relationships with select Brands and Brand Owners
  • Maintain prioritized Brand target list and individualized strategy
  • Successful Innovation pipeline
  • Projects are updated and maintained in ACE Position Requirements and competencies 


  •  Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in business or sales management
  • First  experience in the field of people management 
  • Working with CPGs/Brand Owners
  • Voice of Customer expertise
  • Innovation Orientation
  • Strategic planning
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead/influence others, possesses excellent interpersonal skills
  • Prior people management or team management experience is preferred
  • Strong top-to-top customer engagement
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Prior demonstrated sales results
  • Well-developed presentation skills
  • Cross-functional teamwork orientation
  • Strong financial background
  • Ability to handle complex business requirements and challenges 
  • Tapes and Label experiences and expertise as a plus
  • Fluent English language skills

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: 23047811
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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