Manager/Team Lead – Specialist

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

YOUR ROLE

Ready to join a great global team as a Manager of Product Management Specialists?

You are responsible to lead the Product Management Specialist team who will support the Product Managers and the business (Sales, Business Development, KAMs) of Packaging Adhesive in Asia, Europe, India, Middle, East, Africa and Americas.
Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders of different functions (Purchasing, Product Development, Sales, KAM, Business Heads) globally.
Strive for cross-collaboration between the regions and SBUs.
Drive a culture for continuous improvement within the team, encouraging innovation and efficiency.
Secure that deliverables meet the quality standards and comply with company policies and procedures.
Coach, mentor and provide feedback to your team members and support them in their professional growth and development.
Responsible for steering of the Product Life Cycle (Phase-In, Maintenance, Phase-Out) of the Packaging product portfolio.
Analyze the product costs and product price deviations, identify reasons and proactively find measures to enhance/correct
Facilitation of Cost of Goods meetings and follow-up on agreed actions.
YOUR SKILLS

Minimum 5 years of experience in product management, marketing, business or pricing is required.
Successfully completed a university degree in economics or equivalent.
Preferably a master’s in marketing and/or MBA. Bachelor’s degree in chemical/technical discipline is advantageous, but not required.
Excellent English communication and presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, highly motivated, pro-active, open-minded team player with a growth mindset.
High leadership skills to manage a diverse, qualified team.
High communication skills and interact with senior management.
Open minded for transformation and for identifying new ways of working.
Experience and skills and business intelligence (BI) and/or analytic tools.
At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

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