Germany, Düsseldorf, Human Resources

Manager Payroll & Time Management / Strategic Projects (d/f/m)

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.

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  • Responsible for stratetic development of the global process Time & Attendance as well as ensuring execution, implementation and roll-out into regions
  • Manage global processes, projects and GBS+ in the area of Payroll & Time Management.
  • Mainly responsible for HR Payroll & Time compliance issues and central point of expertise for Payroll & Time on global level with a deep understanding of the process and the tools
  • Lead area of strategic project management by developing a project management strategy for Henkel HR incl. developing methology
  • Lead complex global HR projects and project streams in the area of HR Governance, Systems and Processes, especially cross process projects
  • Manage HR IT Governance (HR IT planning, monitoring, ad hoc request management, Business Managed Applications)
  • Deputy Global Process Owner for Payroll & Time Management + HR Authorization


  • Successful completion of a university degree, education or further training with focus on HR and several years of experience (5+ years) in the above tasks with high expertise in project management
  • Profound knowledge in HR Payroll & Time Management, in the development of concepts and in the integration of processes and systems as well as their implementations
  • Good presentation, moderation and communication skills in front of small and large groups combined with the ability to talk about change in a profitable way with stakeholders 
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and structured, independent way of working with a solution-oriented approach
  • Independent and passionate way of working combined with high team spirit and social competence
  • Knowledge of project management methods and experience in leading international (HR) projects
  • Analytical thinking, confident manner and assertiveness
  • Very good written and spoken English 

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

JOB ID: 23049172
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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