BASF Global Market Intelligence Manager (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany


  • 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.

DepartmentDescriptionWe put things in color.

BASF Colors & Effects GmbH in Ludwigshafen is part of the Dispersions & Pigments division and is a leading manufacturer of colored and effect pigments for the paint and coatings industry, the plastics sector and applications in packaging, agriculture and cosmetics.ProjectDescriptionGlobal Market Intelligence Manager (m/f)RequirementDescription

  • After successfully completing your studies in economics, statistics or similar you gained several years of working experience in marketing with relation to a relevant industry field.

  • You have research and analysis skills including the ability to analyze, interpret and present data and insights in a clear and concise fashion, knowledge of business statistics and ability to read financial statements.

  • A strong business sense with the ability to think strategically and a sense of urgency to achieve business results is what you combine.

  • You are highly organized while being able to manage confidential information and having a great sense of discipline.

  • You communicate fluently in both, English and German, which helps you to network in the industry as well as to connect with various people having different backgrounds.

TaskDescriptionWithin our unit Global Strategy & Market Intelligence you will set up the market intelligence function and report directly to the Global Head of Strategy & Market Intelligence.

  • You will set up and coordinate the process by which, on an ongoing basis, competitive intelligence and insights are managed, developed, documented, centralized and reported.

  • In order to inform and support the leadership team and strategic planning as well as other key functions of BCE you will maintain current, regularly updated and detailed reference materials about our key competitors.

  • You will also maintain detailed information about our key customers and our customers' industries.

  • You will set up and coordinate the process of benchmarking as well as specific business areas and functions.

  • Through in-depth analysis of market and competition you actively and consistently support strategic planning needs at all levels.

  • You will develop and manage the market intelligence budget as well as quarterly forecasts for expenditures.

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