Germany, Düsseldorf, Henkel Consumer Brands

Manager Strategy & Portfolio - Henkel Consumer Brands (d/f/m)

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 Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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?


  • Facilitate / manage development and implementation of Henkel Consumer Brands’ portfolio strategy framework
  • Steer and enhance portfolio strategy and market intelligence tool landscape for Henkel Consumer Brands
  • Manage or executes strategic (incl. M&A) and change projects, transformational initiatives
  • Develop and ensure roll-out of guidance and excellence for change activities (e.g., resource allocation, org. / operating model design)
  • Collaborate with top / senior management on all aspects of the organization’s strategy & business development policies and initiatives
  • Perform internal and external analysis, incl. scenario modeling to assess future market and business developments
  • Support M&A projects
  • Advance consistency and efficiency for Processes and Organization (Operating Model)


  • Excellent university degree, e.g. master’s in Business Administration, Controlling or similar 
  • 4-5 years of professional experience in consulting; industrial experience
  • Relevant work experience in project management, strategic business processes, analytical and digital tool development
  • Strong sense of business ownership, entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on mentality
  • Proven financial modeling and excellent MS Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with strategic thinking and business acumen
  • Highly energetic personality with passion to break through status-quo, drive and implement change
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Strong communication skills with fluency in English

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 welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24062085
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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