BASF Head of Business (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : General Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57346606ONLE1

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

Our Unit Enzyme will gain additional momentum through the establishment of a new enzyme hub which serves as an holistic interface for our enzyme activities.

  • You will lead and develop the international Business Team of specialized and dedicated business development and key account sales people.

  • You will develop a sustainable marketing and sales strategy in line with the overall business strategy and target proactively as well as pursue new business opportunities for industrial enzymes.

  • Furthermore, you will establish an efficient organization set-up and implement a sustainable KPI-system to ensure performance level.

  • You will collaborate with colleagues from other departments, businesses and external stakeholders in order to drive continous innovation by sharing client needs and future demands.

  • Moreover, you will develop a new Go-To-Market approach, correspond internal processes and initiate and drive strategic collaborations with corporate key accounts.

What we expect

  • After completing your university studies in a chemical, business or sciences focuses field, you have gathered initial experience in Management and Customer Relationship Management.

  • In addition, you have a knowledge of negotiation techniques, applications and products.

  • You are a strong communicator and thanks to your fluent English and German skills, you are able to constantly adapt your communication style to take different perspectives into account.

  • You are distinguished further by your entrepreneurial actions and the ability to act upon value-adding opportunities for collaboration within and across units.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international Company.