Commercial Manager - Agriculture Digitilization











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Xarvio Commercial Manager - Canada Lead (ID: 2101125)



Where the Chemistry Happens…


Lead and co-ordinate local Digital Farming offer development and product launches including processing and channel positioning. Support to establish a community of best practice for Digital Farming in the local Canadian community. Lead the Canadian Xarvio team to success.


Major responsibilities:


    Lead the local Digital Farming Commercial team e.g. customer support, including leading all people management functions including performance management, development, planning and coordination of efforts in interaction with the broader Canadian AP organization and global Digital Farming team

    Identify global and local offering components (agronomic and commercial offer elements)

    Realize the local business plan and KPI’s

    Validate offer value with growers in key crops and give input to global development process 

    Coordinate local offer development and establish community of practice for Digital Farming

    Lead the implementation and realization of local go to market, front end support and order to cash.

    Coordinate local market communication

    Support new product development e.g. outcome based solution - healthy fields

    Manage the 3rd party coordination for digital products together with BASF AP commercial team


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…


    Best suited candidates will hold a MSc or PhD degree in Agriculture and a minimum of 3 years of agriculture industry experience in Business Development, with an affinity for IT.

    Proven analytical, leadership, communication, interrelation and decision-making skills

    Ability to manage and solve problems cross-functionally

    Strategic thinker who takes delight in tapping into new fields without established routines and processes

    Ability to work highly independent with an entrepreneurial mindset

    Fluency in English is mandatory

    Collaboration and influencing skills, high level experience with management team interaction.

    Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and to engage stakeholders from across the organization.

    Able to competently present concepts/ideas/projects clearly to gain engagement and commitment.

    Competency in basic change management

    Passionate about making a difference in the agriculture industry.


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.



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We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitions…that’s how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

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