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Market Development Manager Job

Date: Apr 14, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: BASF

Market Development Manager-1801426

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

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…

This position leads the commercialization of new products into construction market segments with strategic partners. The Market Development Manager will network across the construction industry value chain, with both direct and indirect customers to gather market insight, develop a strong value proposition of our products and create customer pull for BASF’s Performance Materials products via special projects management.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Develop and manage relationship with customers, joint development partners and industry stakeholders to ensure success of joint development projects. Generate call reports and develop account plans for new accounts via CRM tools
- Manage customer specific innovation projects from concept to commercialization – including developing business case, managing the product development phase and market launch
- Develop project plan including milestones and quarterly project reviews
- Work and collaborate with PM Construction sales, product development and other BASF divisions to meet project goals
- Support execution of strategic plans developed by industry managers
- Support development of sales translation packages and trainings for new product launch
- Coordinate product launch activities and manage progress on product development projects
- Support team’s active participation in industry events, trade shows and conferences
- Support or lead special initiatives for the business as needed
- Must be willing to travel up to 40%

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…
- BA/BS Degree preferably in Chemistry or Civil Engineering. MBA is preferred
- Minimum of 8 years of relevant business experience required
- Strong project management and relationship building skills
- Experience initiating and delivering high value projects
- Must be willing to travel up to 40%

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.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Toronto
Function: MARK - Marketing
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-PMN-Performance Materials NA

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