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BASF Xarvio Commercial Manager in Durham, North Carolina

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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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

xarvio Commercial Manager - US Lead (2101376) – Research Triangle Park, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are currently seeking a professional like you to join our Digital Farming team as the xarvio Commercial Manager – US. In this role, you will lead and coordinate local Digital Farming product offers, launches, go-to-market strategies and channel positioning. You will establish a community of best practice for Digital Farming in the local US AP community. Additionally, you will interface closely with BASF’s digital farming teams – including commercial, product development, and R&D teams – to successfully deliver on our product ambitions.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an agriculture field (agricultural sciences, agribusiness, etc.) and a minimum of 10 years of experience in agriculture, you will lead local Digital Farming Commercial activities. This includes product offer, launches, go-to-market strategies, channel positioning, customer support, and coordination of efforts to interact with the broader US AP organization and global Digital Farming team.

  • Your solid analytical and decision-making skills will be essential as you identify global and local offering components (agronomic and commercial offer elements).

  • Working well independently with an entrepreneurial mindset, you will realize the local business plan and KPI's.

  • Having a minimum of 5 years of agriculture industry career experience in new business development (preferably digital business development), you will validate offer value with growers in key crops and give input to global development process.

  • Utilizing your strong collaboration and influencing skills, you will manage the 3rd party coordination for digital products together with BASF AP commercial team.

  • Applying your excellent organizational skills, you will coordinate local offer development and establish a community of practice for Digital Farming.

  • Relying on your solid leadership ability, you will lead the implementation and realization of local go to market, front end support and order to cash.

  • Your strong verbal and written communication skills will serve you well as you coordinate local market communication.

  • Demonstrating your ability to competently present concepts/ideas/projects clearly to gain engagement and commitment, you will support new product development e.g. outcome-based solution - healthy fields.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: APM/DT-Digital Farming Technology-63020655

Title: Xarvio Commercial Manager

Location: NC-Durham

Requisition ID: 2101376