Digital Talent Program - Digital Project Manager (m/f/d)

Düsseldorf – Unbefristet – Vollzeit

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Job Beschreibung

Henkel is aware that a changing environment requires changing business. For that reason, the contents of their Digital Talent Program are based on the strategic core areas and beating heart of their transformative process. Each core area outlines the direction of the knowledge and skills that participants will acquire during the selected program stream.

For the dx division, we are now looking for you as a Digital Project Manager (f/m/d). In the 18 months Talent program, you will have the opportunity to work in different Business Units and topics. Most of time you are based at the Henkel headquarter in Düsseldorf, but an abroad placement up to three months can be discussed individually. From day one throughout the program you will take the full responsibility and gain the ability to work as a Digital Project Manager (f/m/d). If you have an entrepreneurial mindset and work in an agile way, then take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Lead cross-functional and cross-border project teams within our Data & Analytics unit with a strong focus on Technology, BI and Data Science.
  • Take over project teams and be responsible for the delivery excellence by ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. Set up and ensure execution of project communication plan.
  • Measure, track, and report on project performance and milestones, and business acceptance.
  • Proactively identify and address areas for improvements as well as project risks and countermeasures.
  • Act as link between project team and project sponsor. Provide timely and regular status updates as well as prepare the deliverables with the project team for sponsors and committees.
  • Be an ambassador of new ways of working within the Henkel dx department to develop new business models, e.g., Design Thinking, Business Model Canvas, Rapid Prototyping.
  • Lead ideation and innovation workshops, define and design the idea along the digital product lifecycle. 
  • Cooperate with other departments, partners and third parties to validate new business ideas and drive business value.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional teams in the execution of our data & analytics strategy and driving digital change. Live a culture of constant learning, integrity, and mutual responsibility.

Job Anforderungen

  • Master degree with a strong technical focus, preferably statistics, analytics or chemical studies
  • Min 2 years of project management experience with a focus on digital & organizational transformation and management of change
  • Proven experience with top-level management communication and mediation of C-suite meetings.
  • Agile ways of working and native user of agile processes e.g., Scrum, Kanban, BizDevOps with respective certifications (e.g., Scrum-Master, Product Owner, SAFE).
  • Hands-on data science experience with programming languages Python or R.
  • Wide scope of general business knowledge focusing on data & analytics product implementation and digital project delivery.
  • Ability to communicate and present clearly and logically and adjust content/approach based on the audience. High confidence in both verbal and written communication.
  • Eagerness to lead and work in cross-functional teams with the ability to promote a one-team mentality.
  • Systematic and strategic thinking
  • Fluent English and German language skills