Netherlands, Amsterdam, Purchasing

Global Purchasing Sustainability Manager

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?


  • Strategy: Continuously shape our comprehensive responsible sourcing strategy in-line with Henkel’s 2030+ Sustainability Ambition Framework by closely collaborating with our strategic sourcing teams of our global Purchasing organization.
  • Project Management: Full dedication to sustainability topics that drive our ambition to become a climate-positive, more transparent and circular company, delivering a greater positive impact with a reduced environmental footprint. Manage and drive progress in sustainability related projects and assigned focus topics, e.g. climate, circularity in raw materials or biodiversity.
  • Risk Management: In line with our responsible sourcing strategy, drive Henkel’s approach to assessing supply chain-related sustainability risks as well as the measurement of their impacts with the support of existing and new tools.
  • Measurement: Special focus is on sustainability data and analysis as well as impact measurement by building a holistic concept for sustainability transparency along the value chain.
  • Shape Awareness & Knowledge: Strengthen Henkel’s responsible sourcing position with internal and external stakeholders through continuous upskilling of the organization and exploring new trends.


  • Excellent degree in Science or Business Administration, additional Master in Supply Chain / Procurement / Sustainability preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience, thereof preferably in a similar industry environment
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, passion to work in cross-functional teams and experienced in managing complex projects in multi-stakeholder environments, ideally with a strong focus on sustainability-related projects
  • Excellent English, additional languages are a plus
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills and strong team player
  • Passionate about sustainability and responsible sourcing
  • We are looking for an individual who can be both strategic and analytical, has strong project management skills, data affinity and is passionate about driving change and challenging the status quo

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: 22042620
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitment.benelux@henkel.com
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