China, Shanghai-Zhangjiang, Adhesive Technologies

APAC Sustainability Manager

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Strategy: regional implementation and adaptation of global sustainability strategy and agenda
  • Regional network: build regional network and multipliers to accelerate implementation of sustainability targets in the region
  • Capability Building: drive upskilling and capability building of organization through translating global concepts into regional perspective and lift expertise in the areas of climate, circularity and chemical safety
  • Reputation Building: accelerate internal communication through Townhalls, digital communication channels, expert networks etc as well as external communication through engagement in events, conferences, associations and other opportunities leveraging speaking opportunities 
  • Business Integration: unlock business potential to differentiate with sustainable solutions by identifying business partnerships and drive local partnership programs. 


  • Masters in science (Chemistry, Engineering, Biology) or Sustainability Management         
  • 7+ years total experience in Chemical industry, with 2+ yrs in Sustainability role
  • Solid understanding of tripple bottom line sustainability concept
  • Solid understanding Circular Economy principles, recycling, sustainable raws
  • Solid knowledge about CO2 emission accounting principles (Scope 1,2,3)
  • Experience working in associations and with Public Affairs
  • Experience in MarCom / brand promotions
  • Passion for sustainability/mindset
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Coordination and full-cycle project mgmt. (from idea initiation to implementation)
  • Strong communication skills, convincing and influencing

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23048002
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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Tuition reimbursement On-site canteen (in some locations)