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Venture Portfolio Manager - Platforms & Ecosystems (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering
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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?

  • You will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our innovative digital ventures within Adhesive Technologies
  • You will be responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of platform-based, digital ventures, stretching across industries and on a global level
  • Strategic Alignment: Seamlessly synchronize venture goals, portfolio objectives, and overall New Business strategy to maximize our impact
  • Portfolio Management: Make informed decisions to steer the venture portfolio towards success. Regularly review venture progress, identify improvement opportunities, and foster synergies between ventures
  • New Initiatives: Contribute to the initiation of new ventures, expanding the portfolio's reach and potential for innovation
  • Partnerships: Spearhead scouting activities to identify and activate external partners that will contribute to the portfolio's objectives and amplify our impact
  • Sparring and Stakeholder Management: Step into the role of a trusted sparring partner for venture leads and stakeholders. Skillfully manage relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders at the portfolio level
  • Change Agent Role: Drive organizational change and inspire a culture that champions digital intrapreneurship, knowledge sharing and cross-functional collaboration

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Innovation & Technology, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in venture building, corporate strategy, management consulting, VC, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing complex and agile projects and programs
  • Strong knowledge of venture building and data-driven business models
  • Strategic thinking, independent work approach, and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent English language skills; German language proficiency is a plus
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23052457 Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular Contact information for application-related questions: Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.


About Henkel


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.

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