BASF Product Manager - Global Seed Solutions - Inoculants and Intellectual Property in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We have a great opportunity for a Product Manager, Global Seed Solutions-Inoculants and Intellectual Property, to join our team and be responsible for the financial performance of the inoculant product portfolio in the short and its long-term development.

Product Manager, Global Seed Solutions-Inoculants and Intellectual Property (1701246)

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Provide input for the market position and technical development of Seed Solutions Inoculants to support the implementation of sales strategies and polices in the assigned areas.

  • Work in close cooperation with sales, marketing, and research and development personnel to capture business opportunities via product development and exceeding customer long-term expectations.

  • Serve as lead counterpart to the BASF legal department to work on Intellectual Property Management related topics and solve related questions

  • Monitor the Seed Solutions Intellectual Property market landscape and make appropriate strategic decisions related to BASF Intellectual Property and its completion.

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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing or business.

  • Overall 10 years’ work experience, majority being in the agriculture business or other similar regulated industries like pharmaceuticals, brewing, specifically fermentation

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in product or project management.

  • Demonstrated communication skills and experience utilizing negotiation tactics and influence to drive to a solution.

  • Understanding of intellectual property landscape and ability to make strategic recommendations around intellectual property management.

Job: MARK - Marketing

Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

Title: Product Manager - Global Seed Solutions - Inoculants and Intellectual Property

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 1701246