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United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Adhesive Technologies

Channel Controller


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.


Our Consumer Adhesives division holds leading market positions and offers high-quality products to a wide target group ranging from consumers to professionals. Sellotape, Pritt, Loctite and UniBond are just some of our iconic and innovative brands.  Reporting into the Sales Director, this is an exciting leadership role that provides a unique opportunity to work within a fast-growing market with both strategic and developing customers

An opportunity has arisen within Consumer Adhesives for the role, Channel Controller, for the Value Retail & High Street channel. Reporting into the Head of Sales, this is a challenging and exciting leadership role that provides a unique opportunity to work within a highly motivated and passionate team with a strong desire to outperform.

  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports to deliver & exceed net sales and profitability targets, within agreed budgets and guidelines
  • Drive customer and category growth to outperform the market, and develop joint local business plans that further strengthen Henkel brands and business relationships
  • Activate Henkel strategic initiatives in conjunction with Customer Marketing, such as NPD launches and ATL promotional campaigns
  • Lead the merchandising strategy for the channel, working in close partnership with our dedicated field merchandising team
  • Create and foster a dynamic and ambitious team environment
  • Forecast accurately in close collaboration with Demand Planning and the customer to reflect the ongoing sales plan
  • Excel in cross-functional working with departments including Customer Marketing, Business Controlling & Operations.


  • Degree or equivalent level of education preferred
  • Demonstrable success in national account roles in relevant customers or retailers
  • Recent leadership experience or clear, demonstrable leadership potential
  • Experience of building joint business plans and P&L management
  • Fully conversant with the principles of brand marketing, category management & supply chain management
  • Strategic thinker with high level of commercial & business acumen
  • Excellent communicator & influencer with strong presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability with the judgement and analytical ability to scrutinise internal & customer financial data
  • A natural aptitude for sales & self-starter attitude with a passion to succeed
  • Proficient IT skills and particularly Excel & PowerPoint...  
JOB ID: 180007NR
JOB ID: 180007NR