Business Development Manager – Oil and Gas

August 29, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

BASF West Africa Limited

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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development Manager – Oil and Gas
Job ID: 81941
Location: Lagos
Job Conditions: Permanent
Job Field: Research & Development
What You Can Expect

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.

Duties will include the following:

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

What We Expect

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

We Offer

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

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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