United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Henkel Consumer Brands

Category Management Graduate

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 Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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?


  • Join the great team of Henkel’s Consumer Brands Commercial Excellence function with the exciting job opportunity as a Category Management Graduate.
  • Work with iconic brands such as Colour Catcher, Bloo, Schwarzkopf, Got2b, and Live.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and interpret customer performance against our competitive set and categories.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams such as sales and marketing to respond to ad hoc requests for new insight.
  • You will work with market and consumer data to identify joint opportunities for the business and retailers, as well as present compelling shopper insights to develop the Category Vision.
  • Manage product portfolios within customers to grow distribution to drive category and Henkel sales.
  • You are committed to developing new insights in the form of monthly reports for key retailers.
  • You will engage with our agency partners and develop a way of working that is focused on upskilling our business in shopper and category insight.
  • You can shape your career with trainings and development programs while enjoying several employee benefits, we have at Henkel.
  • If you are excited by the opportunity to take real ownership for driving change then this role is for you! You would be responsible for supporting the development of Category strategies with Henkel’s customers and supporting the delivery of compelling insights and category argument.


  • You should graduate (before September 2024 and no more than two years prior) with a Bachelor, Masters (or equivalent) degree in Business, Marketing, or any related field
  • Previous experience in a multinational FMCG company is an advantage
  • Passion for innovation and brands
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Willingness to work in a diverse team and by set objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Learning agility and high energy level
  • Good command of MS Office, especially in excel

Initial applications open between 20th November – 2nd January 2024 but may close earlier if volumes are high

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 23057182
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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