BASF Account Manager - BTC UK & Ireland in Cheadle, United Kingdom

ComanyDescriptionResponsibility 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.

Closing Date: 31st January 2017DepartmentDescriptionBASF plc, BASF Group's main operating company in the United Kingdom, supplies raw materials to most industries. We market a wide range of products, including chemicals, construction chemicals, crop protection products, dispersions and pigments, pest control solutions, plastics, polyurethane systems, leading edge coating products, mining and water treatment chemicals. We manufacture performance chemicals, polyurethane systems and pest control solutions.ProjectDescriptionAccount Manager - BTC UK & IrelandRequirementDescription

  • The successful candidate should ideally be educated to degree level, preferably in a nutritional science or related based subject.

  • Solid knowledge in pharmaceutical formulations and excipients would be an advantage.

  • Another European language would be advantageous.

  • The ideal candidate should have a number of years' experience in the development of a Health Ingredients business (Pharma, Dietary Supplements, Personal Care).

  • Candidates should be self-motivated and conscientious individuals, who are extremely customer-focused and have first class negotiation, decision making and communication skills.

  • A full driving licence is required as this role will involve a significant amount of travel within the UK and Ireland areas.

  • This position can be either office based in Cheadle, or also home-based depending on location.

TaskDescriptionYou will manage and be responsible for the BTC business at your accounts which will be focused on the Pharma industry. This includes being responsible for sales and where possible technical support or provision of technical support.

  • Moreover, you will analyse decision-making processes by your customer and manage contacts at various levels within the respective customer organisations.

  • You will identify business potentials (incl. cross selling of products from the BTC portfolio, but also with other BASF business units) and leverage at existing and new accounts.

  • Monitor market trends and competitor activities at your customers, gathering such information and using it to develop opportunities for growth.

  • In addition you will propose and collaborate in joint projects, e.g. development projects with customers, logistic concepts, and projects within BTC, etc.

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