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United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Associate Brand Manager, Innovation


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Lead development and execution of the brand innovation projects from beginning to end working closely and in coordination with cross functional teams (Sales, Customer Marketing, R&D, Packaging, Purchasing and Operations) to ensure that overall project goals, timelines and objectives are met.

  • Works closely with the sales team to develop programs & recommendations along with customized opportunities that allow for a win-win with our customers.

  • Analyze and interprets the competitive environment and marketplace to learn how to optimize our product characteristics and performance in the market (taking advantage of opportunities and minimize adverse trends).

  • Collaboration and teamwork with cross functional partners to manage projects with strong leadership and interpersonal skills, setting goals, planning milestones, defining priorities and taking decisions to overpass potential challenges on the go.

  • Assists Sr. Brand Manager in designing the 2-4 year innovation plan that ensures the future growth of the business and in preparing presentations for executive management to get project approval and funding as well as for Customer visits.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Business, Marketing, Economics), MBA preferred.

  • 3-5+ years Brand Marketing experience in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), with focus in innovation.

  • Strong Innovation Project Management skills (experience in NPD preferred) and financial analytical ability (deep understanding of key P&L drivers).

  • Demonstrated leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills to function effectively as project leader in a team environment, working and partnering with people in diverse cross functional areas. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment balancing multiple projects/objectives and prioritizing accordingly.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, 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.

JOB ID: 190005F1


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