Manager Competition and Program Management

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 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 has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!Where the Chemistry Happens…We are seeking a Manager for our Competition and Management Program. Competitive programs form the basis for how customers source Mobile Emissions Catalysts. These competitions need to be managed internally to ensure consistent implementation and global support. Manager, Competition and Management Program (1700472) You will manage a team of global program managers responsible for competition programs. You will ensure resources are managed globally to cover all assigned programs and prioritize programs based on resource availability. Further, you will allocate programs within the Program Management Organization and track the progress of competitions, providing management updates and recommendations. Formula for Success: You Will…
  • Lead the Program Management organization including management of direct reports
  • Flawless execute programs on global level (especially global programs involving more than one region)
  • Set up meaningful KPI reporting for Program Management
  • Report Program Management KPIs to Marketing VP and G-CCE Senior Management
  • Provide regular updates to Regional CCE Business SVP and VPs on Competition and Program Status globally
  • Provide overview of resource bottlenecks throughout the whole PLC and suggests mitigation solutions, e.g., Competition prioritization, Serial Introduction prioritization
  • Ensure accurate deployment of global PLC and related processes within Program Management Organization
  • Effectively communication and governance of changes to PLC and related processes within Program Management received by Global Quality Organization
  • Collect suggestions for process improvements (PLC) within Program Management and communicates them to Global Quality Management Organization
  • Leadership core responsibilities according to BASF guidelines to all Program Managers include Personal Development and Performance Assessments
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…
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in sales, marketing or technical field
  • 3 years’ minimum supervisory experience in complex organization strongly preferred
  • Expertise in Project Management required
Preferred
  • Masters degree preferred
  • Expertise in Risk Management preferred
  • Automotive experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with Automotive competitions preferred