Germany, Düsseldorf, Human Resources

Project Manager ESG Ratings & Disclosures (d/f/m)

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 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading 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?


  • Manage Henkel’s participation in ESG ratings and rankings relevant for investors and customers ensuring, the company's leading positioning
  • Coordinate project management efforts for ratings and related activities, fostering cross-functional collaboration to enhance documentation and streamline processes
  • Evaluate evolving expectations of ratings and identify areas for improvement, taking into account market trends and regulatory changes to maintain Henkel's competitive edge
  • Provide support in sustainability reporting efforts, including compliance with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and other disclosure requirements
  • Work on ad-hoc projects and duties as required by management
  • Work in gremia and engage in advocacy efforts to drive ESG initiatives with internal and external stakeholders


  • Master’s degree in Sustainability, Management, Finance or a related field 
  • 5 years of relevant professional experience with focus on project management, sustainability management or sustainability reporting and ratings 
  • Knowledge in project management, sustainability management, processes, documentation, analytics, expertise in environmental topics fields like climate, water
  • A strong multi-tasker-capable of planning, organizing details with the ability to prioritize and coordinate
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management (e.g. agile, waterfall project management methodologies)
  • Familiarity with ESG reporting frameworks (e.g. CSRD) and rating methodologies
  • Sustainability expertise, related to e.g. ratings and rankings and sustainability reporting
  • Specialized knowledge in environmental fields such as climate change, water management, biodiversity and resource efficiency is a plus
  • Expertise in developing and optimizing processes and documentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills while communicating effectively on all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate and influence within a multi-matrix organizational structure, effectively collaborating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to drive initiatives forward
  • High attention to quality and detail
  • Business Proficiency in English, German is a plus

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: req60382
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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