Head of business management Korea and Global Key Account











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Main Tasks & Training

  • Develop and monitor the implementation of sales strategies and activities to drive sustainable and profitable growth and achieve the annual sales targets and revenue goals.
  • Define and lead global key account management of key customers with HQ in Korea such as LGC, SDI and SKI.
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of market activities, technical development, industry trends, and legislative requirements to explain/introduce the company’s current and future strategies and/or make sound recommendation on modification/changes of strategies/practices.
  • Prepare the budget and oversee the expenditures in the allocated areas to ensure sales activities are conducted with cost effectiveness.
  • Keep strong collaboration with regional R&D, technical sales, marketing and product management supply chain etc. to establish a communication path with the customer to ensure sales opportunities for product and services.
  • Identify development project pipelines and ensure the resources internally and trace the progress
  • Develop and recommend product positioning and pricing strategy to optimize a balance of sales, profitability and corporate objectives
  • Maintain direct contact with customers’ key personnel and proactively work with customers and internal functions to resolve problems / expedite matters in a collaborative and effective way.
  • Provide sales expertise and skills to enhance the performance of the sales team by coaching, providing exposure and development opportunities to the team members.
  • Be accountable for and support further employee development in the team by actively participation in people related topics of employee recruitment, training succession planning, and development.
  • Undertake necessary business travels and meetings, regular communications and exchanges with potential deal targets, 3rd party service providers, BASF regional office, and related parties
  • Collect financial, industry and market data/information related to sound investment opportunities. Conduct analysis on business and financial opportunities related to target companies
  • Draft deal documentations such as proposals, memorandum, management presentation, also participate and coordinate with investment team, 3rd party     service providers in due diligence, deal valuation and financial structuring etc.;
  • Engage actively the activities of TAA (Team Automotive Asia) or TAC (Team Automotive China) of BASF
  • Role models of operation in a compliant way according to BASF’s CORE value and people management.



Education/Qualifications Required

  • Language: native Korean, English fluent in writing and oral
  • Education: Bachelor degree or above in Material Science, Electrochemistry or Chemistry 
  • Working experience: more than 10 years sales in Lithium ion battery industry, automotive or equivalent downstream industry


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