Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
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Masters Degree in Chemistry, Biology or other relevant scientific field required; Ph.D. preferred, with a minimum of 10 years comprehensive technical expertise in biotechnology required. Prior experience in white biotechnology is also preferred.
At least 7 years of progressive managerial experience leading teams in an R&D environment.
Expertise in managing R&D projects and interacting with relevant application/business groups.
Ability to establish a network into BASF business units regionally, including the Ludwigshafen, Germany headquarters.
Experience with scouting and engaging with potential customers and assessing business cases/models.
Capable of reaching out to the technical/non-technical community through understanding of white biotechnology, technology, production, scale-up.
Familiarity with cost management, IP management, and business development.
Excellent communication skills, with experience in change management highly preferred.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.