Procurement Analytics & Governance Expert for Mega Project











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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2019 to customers in Greater China and employed 9,230 people as of the end of that year. For further information, please visit   

BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province with an investment value up to US$10 billion. For this project a dedicated procurement organization is being built up. 


  • Ensure compliance with BASF SPS / Arriba as well Materials Controls System, e.g. MatMan or others
  • Demonstrate knowledge through working in multidisciplinary teams and contribute to skill networks
  • Act as member of BASF Procurement community for BASF Zhanjiang Verbund Site project, and align with other Governance, Processes & Tools Referents / Specialists or 3rd party

Main Task:

  • Support implementation or development projects in the area Materials Management Governance aspects, Processes or Tools and from a Procurement / point of view
  • Maintain from day-to-day, procurement tools and processes, e.g. building bridge to Materials Controls Management to capture synergies
  • Interact with project contract managers & material managers to ensure the flow of Procurement activities is transparent and reports are aligned, e.g. supplier, category reports
  • Exert governance and management of procurement master data (categories, catalogues, materials, services and creditor)
  • Support the operational Procurement reporting system including on-time preparation of procurement reports and ad-hoc analytics
  • Support in performing governance audits, e.g. start and follow up on regular spot checks as described in Procurement Execution Plan
  • Management Ad-Hoc support for analyzing and creation of SPS / Arriba status data


  • Relevant vocational education or bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study (economics, supply chain, engineering)
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant (IT, Procurement or supply chain) experience
  • Trust, care, open-minded and brave, Self-motivated, Team oriented, Very good communication skills, Good interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills and systematic approach and cross cultural awareness
  • Advanced / beyond user level skills in relevant tools (e.g. SAP SPS / Arriba, etc.)
  • Good understanding of procurement processes, at best own experience in such
  • Flexible and willing to travel if needed
  • English: Fluent (oral and written)

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