China, Shanghai, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Strategic Projects APAC


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.

At Henkel, we promote a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach. The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity, and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage. As a multinational corporation, Henkel employs people from 120 nations in almost 80 countries. About 85 percent of our employees work outside of Germany, with more than half of them in emerging markets.


  • Develop & coordinate short- & long-term strategy for APAC to capture market trends and impact growth / profitability
  • Participate and roll out global strategic initiatives to APAC
  • Facilitate planning sessions and drive change agenda to meet the strategic business units (SBUs) and function goals
  • Collaborate with senior management on all aspects of the organization’s business development policies and initiatives
  • Develop high potential employees
  • Partner with SBUs to support and drive implementation of series of projects in line with overall strategy
  • Identify & design projects w/ significant upside opportunity strategies for region, within current markets and new markets
  • Analyze & build different future scenarios to create new paths of business
  • Responsible for driving the development of AMA, including recruiting, career planning and people development
  • Lead a project team on a series of high-impact strategic objective
  • Large projects management and team management          


  • Bachelor’s degree above in Management / Engineering / Science; MBA Preferred
  • Should have 8-10 years working experience in management consulting, or corporate strategy/strategic marketing, Chemical or related industries
  • Language Skills: English (Fluent)
  • Strategic planning from end to end: project proposal, analytics, insights and recommendations, business, and execution plan
  • Strategic communications
  • Strong problem-solving skill: fact based, logical, structured, and systematic
  • Track record of solid project management and senior stakeholder engagement in matrix organization
  • Managing project teams and coaching team members
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong at MS Office (Excel, PPT, Word)
  • Team collaboration
  • Open minded, humble and respect diversity / cultural differences
  • Proactive in personal development both business and leadership skills, open to feedback
  • Broad perspectives and creative thinking with willingness to challenge status quo
  • Results driven and focused on impact
JOB ID: 20004838
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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