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BASF Commercial Manager Partnerships and Southern Europe (m/f/d) in Köln, Germany

Job Field : Marketing

Location : Köln,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Farming GmbH

Job ID : EN58737048ONLE1

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Katja Emich (Talent Acquisition) Tel.: +49 (0)30 2005-58810

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

xarvio Digital Farming Solutions powered by BASF is at the forefront of the digital transformation of agriculture optimizing crop production. xarvio offers digital products, based on a global leading crop model platform, which deliver independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice enabling farmers to produce their crops most efficiently and sustainable. The xarvio products SCOUTING, FIELD MANAGER and HEALTHY FIELDS are being used by farmers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Working at BASF Digital Farming GmbH is equally as innovative as our products: we have a global network and work with agile methodologies in a start-up atmosphere. Join our team! Learn more about xarvio at or visit any of our social media channels.

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

Our unit develops and launches Digital Farming.

  • As a Commercial Manager you will identify global and regional customer and product requirements as well as implement the local business plan and KPI's.

  • Furthermore, you will evaluate the market potential for xarvio products in Southern European countries and coordinate the local product developments and launches.

  • Moreover, you will lead the implementation of local go-to-markets, support new product developments, commercial topics and coordinate the local market communication.

  • You will also set-up commercial partnerships in line with business strategies and will be the first point of contact for our partners.

  • Last but not least, you will manage projects and coordinate across internal competence areas and external partners.

What we expect

  • PhD or master's degree in business or agriculture

  • several years of professional experience in agricultural business

  • experience in business development, partnership and contract management as well as affinity for IT

  • strong project management and coordination skills across internal and external stakeholders

  • fluent English as well as basic German language skills

We offer

  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art technologies as well as free fruits and job ticket.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • This position can be exercised full or part-time.