United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Henkel Consumer Brands

National Account Manager Grocery – Henkel Consumer Brands

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 Color Catcher 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?


Deliver & exceed net sales and profitability targets in a complex and dynamic market, within agreed budgets and guidelines

Drive customer and category growth to outperform the market and develop joint local business plans that further strengthen Henkel brands and business relationships

Activate Henkel strategic initiatives in conjunction with Customer Marketing, such as New Product Development launches, above the line promotional campaigns & digital excellence

Forecast accurately in close collaboration with Demand Planning and the customer to reflect the ongoing sales plan

Excel in cross-functional working with departments including Shopper Marketing, Commercial Excellence, Business Controlling, Operations, Logistics and Third-Party vendors.


Degree preferred

Demonstrable success in national account roles in relevant customers/retailers

Recent leadership experience or clear, demonstrable leadership potential

Experience of building joint business plans and P&L management

Fully conversant with the principles of brand marketing, category management & supply chain management

Strategic thinker with high level of commercial & business acumen

Excellent communicator & influencer with strong presentation skills

Strong problem-solving ability with the judgement and analytical ability to scrutinise internal & customer financial data

High attention to detail

Proven negotiator with a focus on win-win outcomes

A natural aptitude for sales & self-starter attitude with a passion to succeed

Proficient IT skills and particularly Excel & PowerPoint

Keen to learn with the potential to develop in role and further within the business as part of a highly rewarding career.

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: 24061323
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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