United States, Culver City, CA, Henkel Consumer Brands

Brand Project Manager - Kenra Professional

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?

Do you consider yourself a stickler for deadlines yet also beauty-product obsessed? Are you able to tackle projects head on and love keeping a project on task and on time? If so, then being a Kenra Professional Brand Project Manager might be the role for you.

Working within a highly dedicated and passionate team, the Brand Project Manager is responsible for managing innovation timelines, partnering with internal partners on all project related tasks and communicating to team members updates as needed.

The successful candidate possesses traditional project management skills, along with lateral thinking and a hardworking outlook


Project Management 

  • Own projects to ensure milestones are delivered on time, keeping internal teams organized and on track and executing projects to their full potential
  • Manage timelines and create project trackers for innovation projects, restages/ relaunches and product updates
  • Lead the creative and packaging process including; assisting in product briefs, collaborating with designers, routing artwork through all stakeholders uploading final artwork to vendors, reviewing comps and color matching
  • Peer leadership and collaboration among cross functional partners (R&D, creative, operations, legal, regulatory/ toxicology, sales and integrative marketing)
  • Lead projects through the product development process in HINT (project management software)
  • Create and manage new item forms, SDS requests, and IDH/ SKU creation
  • Identify project risks and issues drive risk mitigation and issue resolution using sound judgment and communication
  • Effectively communicate and ensure team members are informed and accountable for executing various project tasks

Brand Management

  • Lead all product maintenance projects including packaging, formula, fragrance, regulatory, artwork, sustainability and cost reductions updates
  • Maintain the brand aesthetic across all projects
  • Ensure projects and products meet all profit margins + cost targets
  • Ensure all products have up to date claims forms and regulatory compliant packaging
  • Maintain library of color standards for each product
  • Research category and competitive information and analyze sales data


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management, product development, supply chain, brand marketing, or innovation roles
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and accuracy, a natural at process improvement and adherence.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convince & influence
  • High level of passion, initiative, and assertiveness
  • Helps others succeed – a true team player
  • Strong project and financial management skills
  • Passion for the beauty industry
  • Beauty experience preferred
  • Travel Required 10%

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

The salary for this role is $78,000.00 - $95,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

JOB ID: 23054494
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
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International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.