United States, Bridgewater, NJ, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Strategy AP (Packaging and Consumer) & North America

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?


  • Guide and drive analytics projects regarding market development, macro-economic and business impact, and define scenarios and potential game-changing strategic objectives, working directly with the Leadership Teams and other stakeholders
  • Support and drive change management for strategic initiatives in AP and / or North America e.g. Digitalization, Sustainability, DEI and Talent Development
  • Facilitate the annual wheel, agenda and decision making of the North America Leadership Team and AP Leadership Team
  • Outline and drive strategic messaging and internal communication
  • Challenges the strategy and the organization in the status quo
  • Interacts closely with the Leadership Teams of the SBU’s and Controlling
  • Supports presentations and events internally NA and AP or externally


  • Master’s degree in business, science, or engineering
  • 7-10 years of work / international work experience; ideally in consultancies and/or business strategy roles
  • Strong analytical skills and digital affinity
  • Strong ability from strategic conceptualization through project management to implementation while ensuring continuous improvement
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills and comfortable with communicating at all levels of the organization
  • Track record in implementing transformative projects in complex multi-stakeholder environments
  • Committed mindset and sensitivity to stakeholders’ needs and cross-cultural differences in relationship building and communication
  • Strong leadership skills and true team player mindset

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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

The salary for this role is $129,000.00 - $150,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

JOB ID: 23052008
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.