Senior Manager New Business Scouting (m/f/d)

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Job Field: General Management
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF New Business GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57770838_ONLE_1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF New Business GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE. Its mission is to open up new areas of business for BASF that are beyond the current BASF Group portfolio. We have offices in Germany (Ludwigshafen), the United States, China, Korea, and Japan.

Learn more about BASF New Business GmbH at

What you can expect

Within our scouting team you will drive the new business process according to the
objectives of lean startup principles.

  • In compliance with our goals and boundaries you will manage new business development projects with focus from ideation to scouting and incubation.
  • You will identify unmet market needs and match them with technical and digital solutions from internal and external partners targeting scalable new business opportunities.
  • Furthermore, you will test the optional business models in short learning loops and sharpen the overall business vision in due course of the project process.
  • Based on mutual respect and inclusion, you will attract the required talents and partners for the project execution and business build-up organization.
  • With the aim of identifying new trends and unmet needs you will build as well as use alliances.

What we expect

  • After successful completion of your studies in Chemistry or related Natural Sciences you collected professional experience in a technical and marketing environment.
  • You can show a proven track record of new business development in startup companies or corporate startup structures.
  • Furthermore, you know how to transfer ideas in new business and motivate as well as guide people to success.
  • Thanks to your fluent English skills, you argue conclusively in international settings.
  • You proactively seek as well as act upon business opportunities in unknown terrain and make necessary decisions even when information is not fully available.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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