China, Shanghai, Adhesive Technologies

APAC Sustainability Lead

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?


  • Define & implement regional agenda: regional implementation and adaptation of global sustainability strategy and agenda
  • Connect regional network: build regional network and multipliers to accelerate implementation of sustainability targets in the region
  • Drive upskilling: translating global concepts into regional perspective and lift expertise in the areas of climate, circularity and chemical safety
  • Build reputation: accelerate internal communication through townhalls, digital communication channels and expert networks, as well as external communication through engagement in events, conferences, associations and other opportunities leveraging speaking opportunities 
  • Create impact for business: unlock differentiation with sustainable solutions by identifying business partnerships and driving local partnership programs. Define and deliver regional specific outputs including narratives for customers to clearly communicate value and impact of Henkel’s solution


  • Masters in science (Chemistry, Engineering, Biology) or Sustainability Management         
  • 10+ years total experience in Chemical industry, with 3+ years in Sustainability role
  • Solid understanding of sustainability concepts, including triple bottom line, circular economy principles, recycling and sustainable materials, and 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
  • Strategic thinking: analytical, structuring & solving problems,
  • Stakeholder management skills: establish and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external networks, promote transparency and accountability
  • Project management: from ideation, planning to implementation
  • Strong communication skills: building trust, 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: 23051847
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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