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Innovation Project Manager


Job Summary

Rocky Hill, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Innovation Project Manager

About the Job


Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes? 


The global innovation management team at Henkel is responsible to execute and deliver on a strategically aligned portfolio of projects. These high impact innovations are required to meet Henkel's ambitious top and bottom line growth targets.




What we offer

Position can be MC3b or MC3a, depending on candidates current level and experience.
Lead multiple Innovation Projects
Manage / facilitate regular interaction between innovation team members in a virtual team environment to speed project pace
Work with team to define project milestones in alignment with global Strategic Business Unit/Steering Unit plans and Innovation Strategy, manage accordingly. Milestones include financial business plans, technical roadmaps, customer roadmaps, positioning and/or risk analysis
Lead cross-functional project team(s) to accomplish the project deliverables
Identify potential key project gaps / hurdles and provide alternative solutions in order to meet the business and timeline targets.
Provide regular updates to leadership on project progress
Oversee product launch stage in Adhesives Development Process (ADP) to ensure adequate quality before launch.


Who we are looking for

Bachelors degree in relevant Technical / Marketing / Business field. Masters degree is a plus.
5-10 years experience in International Industrial environment. Experience with 2+ years in Product Development, Technical Customer Service, or Marketing is a plus.
Experience leading or managing complex projects
Ability to lead and influence without formal authority. Experience working on or leading cross-functional teams.
Excellent communications / team leadership skills
Excellent project management skills
5% - 15% travel requirements (International and Domestic)

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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