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United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Adhesive Technologies

Category Marketing Manager


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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Category Marketing Manager to be a key contributor to the Consumer Adhesives Category Marketing team supporting the UK and Ireland category vision and strategy. We are looking for a dynamic team player to be a key part of our future success!



  • Lead the strategic category management agenda with high profile customers in DIY Multiples channels
  • Deliver category recommendations that grow our brands and share of category
  • Interrogate & understand market and shopper trends to ensure we support our retail partners in maximising their opportunity within our categories
  • Initiate and execute channel audits & channel plans within the annual planning cycle
  • Close collaboration with sales & brand marketing team to consult & create compelling category sell-in stories and seasonal activities e.g. for NPD
  • Track, analyse & report regular deep-dives in customer sales-out & promotional activity
  • Champion and proactively lead ‘shelf excellence’ including range, fixture layout and POS creation to aid shopper navigation and increase penetration
  • Manage and plan channel budget spend
  • Present and align channel strategy and recommendations with the UK management team


  •  Degree educated, ideally in related fields such as marketing & business
  • At least 2+ years of experience in category management preferably in the consumer goods industry
  •  Learning agility and high energy level
  •  Naturally takes initiative and is seen as a problem solver
  •  Strong analytical skills and ability to draw key insights & recommendations
  •  Team player
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Able to foster strong customer relationships based on trust
  •  Good command of MS Office
JOB ID: 190007BI
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: RecruitmentUKIE@henkel.com


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