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Senior Manager Circular Economy (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date
Jul 12, 2022

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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?
  • Lead the circular economy strategy definition together with the divisional sustainability team and execute
    through identification and analysis of markets, opportunities by segments and key market segment moves
  • Supervise execution of existing circular economy go-to-market strategy, and support and enhance offerings of recyclable and bio-based product lines: driving the portfolio growth, maintaining relationship to key co-suppliers and fostering references
  • Drive collaboration between internal and external stakeholders to define targets and develop the divisional
    roadmap considering interests of all strategic business units involved, and assist these business units to develop circular economy roadmaps for their respective markets and solutions
  • Set principles and guidelines to guide each region to develop a plan to promote applications with industry
    key players as well via employing pull-marketing (brand owners, retailers, film producers etc.)
  • Support external communication, documentation and (in single cases) workshops for key customers and
    markets, represent company at industry events
  • Scan market opportunities to expand the divisions potential and accelerate progress individually and with
    our corporate venture capital group (including acquisition targets and start-ups/cooperations)
  • Upskill regional support team and overall community on sustainability aspects (broader than circular economy)
  • Shape our narrative on circular economy and climate commitments in close collaboration with marketing communication
  • Maintain internal circular economy communication channel as well as central repositories (Sustainability SharePoints etc..) and ensure various ways of broadly communicating to the teams (webinars, newsletters etc.)

  • Education in Marketing, Business Management (MBA) and eventually in Sustainability, Circular Economy or
    Environmental Science
  • Minimum 5 years experience in business, marketing and/or business development, ideally including sustainability aspects
  • Preference for experience in consumer goods industry, packaging and in chemical products; basic knowledge
    of chemistry combined with field experience a plus
  • Circular economy, waste management, composting, recycling know-how appreciated
  • Strategic thinking and learning ambition; excellent communication and strong networking skills
  • Listening, diplomacy, facilitation, and consensus building skill
  • Fluent English language skills
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.



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.

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