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BASF Senior Brand Manager – Insecticides in Calgary, Alberta

Description

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior Brand Manager – Insecticides - (1900924)

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Senior Brand Manager – Insecticides is focused on developing and managing the marketing strategy for the Canadian Insecticide markets (cereals, pulses, oilseeds, horticulture) that results in optimized profitability for BASF. The position is accountable for the Insecticide brand strategy as it relates to the overall crop (all crops) solution campaigns, ensuring the annual product-on-ground (POG) budget/s are achieved.

The position is also responsible for licensing negotiations and supply agreements related to this portfolio as well as the life cycle management responsibility (long range plan and post patent strategies), in addition, the position also provides team leadership on non-portfolio issues like incentive programming and overall market strategies.

Knowledge and Experience:

• BSc in Business/Marketing or Agriculture

• Minimum 8 years in sales and / or a marketing-support role, preferably within the agricultural industry

• Sound understanding of marketing, sales and customer relationship management

• An understanding of growers, distributors and agronomy for the crop protection industry

• Must possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as a proven record of achieving goals

• Strong interpersonal skills including listening, presenting, writing, team work and the ability to lead a team

• Proficient with Microsoft Office

• Ability to travel across Canada

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Formula for Success

• BSc in Business/Marketing or Agriculture

• Minimum 8 years in sales and / or a marketing-support role, preferably within the agricultural industry

• Sound understanding of marketing, sales and customer relationship management

• An understanding of growers, distributors and agronomy for the crop protection industry

• Must possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as a proven record of achieving goals

• Strong interpersonal skills including listening, presenting, writing, team work and the ability to lead a team

• Proficient with Microsoft Office

• Ability to travel across Canada

Job: MARK - Marketing

Organization: N-APN/MK-Agricultural Solutions Canada-60000957

Title: Senior Brand Manager – Insecticides

Location: CAN-AB-Calgary

Requisition ID: 1900924

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