United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Henkel Consumer Brands

Commercial Excellence Graduate - Category

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 Henkel’s Consumer Brands Commercial Excellence team as Commercial Strategy & Planning Graduate
  • Work with iconic brands such as Colour Catcher, Bloo, Schwarzkopf, Got2b, and Live.
  • You will support the development of our NRM (net revenue management) strategy with an aim on enhancing both sales and profit
  • Shadow the creation and implementation of a commercial and channel plans including all elements of the 4 P’s (Product, Price, Place and Promotion)
  • You will collaborate with the category/marketing teams to support the delivery of growth with selected customers
  • You can assist with the development of strong commercial toolkits to deploy to sales teams with clear execution standards for our brand activation plans by channel
  • Understand how P&Ls support the development of commercial strategies
  • Combines a variety of different data sources to help build NRM strategies e.g. dunnhumby & IRI
  • You can shape your career with trainings and development programs while enjoying several employee benefits, we have at Henkel
  • This one-year programme is designed to develop knowledge and expertise across a wide range of skills in the commercial space to include promotional evaluation and optimisation, pack plan architecture, pricing and optimising trade terms with retailers.


  • You should graduate (before September 2024 and no more than two years prior) with a Bachelor, Masters (or equivalent) degree from any of the following disciplines Business, Economics, Finance, Maths, Engineering, or Stats
  • Highly numerate and a good understanding of P&Ls
  • Highly proficient on excel
  • Positivity and a high energy level
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and to learn
  • Resilient and positive character
  • Good judgement and creative thinking with a positive sense of initiative
  • Strong analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Good attention to detail

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: 23057260
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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