BASF West Africa Limited – At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

Job Position: Business Development Manager – Oil and Gas

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for active BASF Oil & Gas Business development in West Africa, to lead development initiatives and integrate and align with various BASF business units having touch points with the Oil & Gas value chain.

Job Responsibilities

  1. To provide strategy and analysis for entry into new markets
  2. To further market share and growth in existing markets, in close collaboration with the business units.
  3. Investigating business opportunities with significant scale and synergies to drive growth and leverage current portfolio of products in target markets and applications.
  4. Developing and commercializing existing and new platform opportunities to support market growth.
  5. Generate market intelligence for relevant industry segments in alignment with the BASF Africa strategy.
  6. Accumulating industry knowledge, insights and contacts.
  7. Identify and establish relationship with key direct stakeholders and upstream/downstream industry players, experts , consultants and regulatory bodies.
  8. Maintain subject matter expertise in selected areas, staying abreast of developments and best practices internally and externally
  9. Lead project teams to meet business objectives.
  10. Interacting and cooperating with relevant internal interfaces, service units and external parties.
  11. Being an operational arm for market development team to enable localization pilots.

Job Requirements

  1.  A relevant University qualification in a Technical or Scientific field (Oil refining & Petrochemical preferred).
  2. A Post Graduate qualification in Business Management would be a distinct advantage
  3. Minimum of 5 years experience working in development and utilization within Oil & Gas industry.
  4. Ability to demonstrate high flexibility in complex market environments
  5. High levels of business savviness and ability to think independently
  6. Strong negotiation skills.
  7. Effective teambuilding skills.

We Offer

  1. Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and on-the-job training as part of a com-mitted team.
  2. Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

Application Deadline
12th September, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Tagged as: Business Development, Oil & Gas