Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Global Venture Portfolio Manager (d/f/m)

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?


  • Managing relevant set of venture portfolio for new business models with a strong focus on industrial production
  • Consulting on customer production strategy through market-research
  • Lead customer production ventures as appropriate from concept to scaling and convince appropriate executive management of venture recommendations
  • Creating detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions with recommendations to stakeholders "Executive Ready"
  • Ensure strategic consistency by synchronizing venture goals, and customer production strategy
  • Establish overall planning (incl. resources and budget), aligning across relevant ventures in responsible programs, considering interdependencies
  • Evaluate and critically review progress of ventures impacted on a continuous basis
  • Internal and external scouting of initiatives and partners with a strong connection to the ventures and venture portfolio


  • University degree in relevant field
  • Technical experiences with production and /or operations environments
  • Basic business data analytics skills, e.g. PowerBI, Tableau and how to connect to data sources
  • Entrepreneurship & business building
  • Venture building and/or corporate venture building experience
  • Agile Program/Project Management skills a plus
  • Decisiveness and risk-taking skills as well as analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • IT / System Know-How is a plus

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: 23047750
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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