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.
Oversees and Leads Global Innovation team; accountable for the overall quality of work of team ensuring goals are met and projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Leverage exceptional people management and project management skills for complex business critical projects.
Manage highly visible teams and projects with challenging objectives concerning breakthrough development, or significant business change management opportunities.
Drive teams to challenge status quo and implement initiatives, processes, and tools to support growth and transformation within AN which can be applied further into the overall Henkel landscape.
Drive Innovation by leveraging 3DP Innovation Transformation techniques of high task iteration and leveraging the Albert Software platform to deliver industry changing technologies.
Leverage Market Segment Head vision to deliver necessary technologies that match target portfolio.
Develop direct reports and adjacent teams, ensuring the department keeps pace with growing demand and trends
Ensure that the Innovation teams utilizes a flexible project management methodology that adheres to established processes, yet remains open to optimized ways of getting work done
Establish and mentor leadership within the teams, identifying growth areas, moderating conflicts, and managing performance
Develop and maintain high performing teams; provides visible project leadership and management
Talent Development: Hire and retain highly capable people while fostering diversity and career development
Partners with Functional Leadership and project teams, in creating and maintaining integrated cross-functional project plans, including development and assessment of scenarios and options, decision criteria, and internal and external Cross-functional communication and stakeholder management strategies
Challenges team to think about and anticipate risks, proactively manage risks and develop mitigation strategies
Demonstrates planning, organization, facilitation, and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects
Ensure effective communication with external stakeholders and collaborative partners and manages stakeholder expectations
Willing to identify, develop and/or implement forward thinking development initiatives, processes, or tools to support company growth and transformation
Performance of other assignments or duties, as determined by the Company
8+ years supporting cross functional teams; broad business experience covering several functional areas
Positive attitude, Persistent, and Results Oriented
Innovation development knowledge with strong understanding of other functions relevant to the position which includes product development, product management, TCS, quality, manufacturing, and regulatory
Work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members and stakeholders
Highly motivated, self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and direction
Excellent conflict resolution
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