China, Shanghai, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Mkt Strategy/Strategic Proj APAC

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?

The Adhesive Marketing and Strategy Department within Henkel is responsible for 1) developing / facilitating the execution of Adhesives strategic agenda and 2) systematically developing top talents regionally and globally. It is a unique set up with Global Teams leading multiple focus areas, and 3 Regional Groups based in Shanghai (APAC), Dubai (IMEA), Sao Paolo (LATAM).

We offer a unique platform to accelerate the development of talents for key strategic positions. Team members not only work on identifying and delivering impactful projects but also developing their leadership skills and career path within Henkel. The projects are typically cross-SBU/function and a mix of country, regional and global initiatives.


  • Identify and design strategies for prioritized segments / geographies, challenge existing business focus and support SBUs / country to form growth plan, within / outside of current markets.
  • Participate and roll out global strategic initiatives to APAC, e.g. incubate new business model.
  • Collect and monitor market & competitor intelligence to provide local relevant insights.
  • Collaborate with senior management on all aspects of the organization’s strategic agenda.
  • Attract & develop high potential employees and prepare them as talent pipeline to fuel the organization constantly.


  • Bachelor's degree & above in Management / Engineering / Science from prestigious universities; master's degree and MBA preferred.
  • 8-10 years experience in management consulting (2 years minimum, 3yrs+ preferred) and MNC in-house strategy in Chemical or other relevant B2B industries
  • Strategic planning from end to end (project proposal, analytics, insights and recommendations, business and execution plan) & experience in various strategic topics (market deep-dives, growth strategies, go-to-market, M&A, commercial excellence).
  • Strong problem-solving skills: fact based, logical, structured and systematic.
  • Proven record of project management and senior stakeholder engagement / influencing skills in matrix organization.
  • Strong leadership skills: drives, convinces and develops individuals.
  • Strategic communication and presentation skills, fluent in English and Mandarin.


  • Team collaboration
  • Open minded, humble and respect diversity / cultural differences
  • Proactive in personal development both business and leadership skills, open to feedback
  • Learning agility
  • Broad perspectives and creative thinking with willingness to challenge status quo
  • Results driven and focused on impact

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: 24062407
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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