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B2B Commercial Manager (RTP, NC) – 1802645
Where the Chemistry Happens
BASF is seeking a B2B Commercial Manager in the Market Management Group. The Market Management Group is responsible for coordinating and managing all B2B third party contracts in the North American Agricultural Products (AP) business and provides regional business units with support for any third-party agreements. This position requires close working relationship with AP global units and other Regional Business Units (RBUs) including legal, marketing, strategic account management, supply chain, and others as required.
Formula for Success
Contribute to the growth and development of the Crop Protection North American business through collaborative workings with regional and local business marketing colleagues.
Through collaboration with local, regional, and as applicable global marketing as well as functional group representatives, develop business cases for the evaluation of potential business with third parties
Together with third party management lead, identify, develop and implement strategies for the negotiation of third party business.
Coordinate input of BASF functional units (eg. regulatory, manufacturing, R&D) in developing terms for business agreements that are favorable for BASF, as well as coordinate with legal and finance departments to insure alignment with best practices and legal requirements to support third party negotiations.
Maintain the life cycle of business agreements, including the assurance that appropriate BASF personnel are fulfilling their obligations per agreement terms, as well BASF takes full advantage of its opportunities afforded per the agreement terms.
Maintain professional working relationships with third party business counter-parts.
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.
Internal Number: 503038
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.