United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Adhesive Technologies

Director Consumers & Craftsmen UK, Ireland & Nordics

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?


  • Drive local strategy execution within the Consumers & Craftsmen SBU to achieve agreed targets (incl. full country P&L responsibility) and the region, regularly review progress against targets and develop plans to address deviations
  • Ensure accurate rolling forecast, annual business plan (KP) and long-term strategic plan (TP)
  • Drive customer relations and strong operations
  • Coach, align, and enhance collaboration between local SBUs and local cross-SBU functions and set up local cross-SBU business processes locally aligned with regional SBU strategy
  • Plan and organize local resources (people, capacity, investments) to ensure target achievement
  • Drive culture – create and shape an innovative, collaborative, diverse , inclusive, and inspiring working culture
  • Develop structures and processes to empower country to reach goals, e.g. handle and optimize local infrastructure topics, identify local synergies and leverage scale
  • Act as responsible for governance and legal obligations, and coordinate country administrative / back-office topics
  • Represent SBU and coordinate interface topics with Henkel locally (internally and externally)
  • Contribute to the development and drive implementation of transformation programs of the region  


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • 10 years of commercial professional experience in areas such as Sales, Business Development, Marketing etc.
  • 2 years of international work experience
  • Strong business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Persuasive communication style to effectively interact with key stakeholders across functions, countries and external partners
  • Passion to develop people, to empower and to build and contribute to collaborative larger teams

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: 24065149
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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