BASF Seeds Stewardship Canola Manager in Calgary, Alberta

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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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, 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 Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Seed Stewardship Canola Manager role will cover Canola on a global level and Canada on a local level. Close interaction is required with the other managers for Soybean and Cotton.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Enable all relevant Seeds Stewardship requirements for Seed and Trait activities in Canada.

  • Management/leadership for incidents

  • Seeds Stewardship lead for incidents in Canada, provision of sound Stewardship recommendations on facilities and third-party agreements and training personnel on Seeds Stewardship requirements and best practices.

  • Provide direction and guidance on oilseeds/canola to other Stewardship colleagues relevant to canola/OSR activities in other countries e.g., EU, Chile, Australia.

  • Key member of the North American (NA) region Stewardship team, work closely with peers in other key crops (e.g. Cotton and Soy) to achieve consistency and alignment in implementation of the Seeds Stewardship program within the region

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • M.Sc in Agriculture/Biology with emphasis on crop science, seed solution, agronomy or related discipline

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant field experience for seed and trait activities with GM- and non-GM-crops, preferably with regulated material and with regard to Stewardship activities

  • Good working knowledge of seed and trait regulation

  • Ability to share your oilseeds/canola knowledge and expertise with others

  • Must have excellent communication skills with all levels within the organization and with external customers

  • Strong skills related to leadership, teamwork, interpersonal relations, customer focus, work management and results-orientation

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in various software programs, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

Title: Seeds Stewardship Canola Manager

Location: CAN-AB-Calgary

Requisition ID: 1801283