BASF East Africa Career Vacancy Country Manager- Construction Chemicals in kenya March 2017


BASF East Africa Career Vacancy Country Manager- Construction Chemicals in kenya March 2017


BASF East Africa Employment Vacancy Country Manager- Construction Chemicals in kenya March 2017

  • Company: BASF East Africa
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

We create chemistry for a sustainable future In line with our corporate purpose, around 113,000 employees contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. In 2014, BASF posted sales of €74.0 billion and income from operations before special items of approximately €7.6 billion. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through research and innovation, we support our customers in nearly every industry in meeting the current and future needs of society. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. A regional sales hub for Eastern Africa, BASF East Africa Ltd., was established in Kenya in mid-2011.It is located in Nairobi and its focus areas in the region are: Agriculture, Construction, Home & personal care, Food ingredients, Performance plastics, Coil coatings Nairobi is also home to the Construction Chemicals plant opened in 2014, which provides construction materials to construction sector in Kenya and the East African region.

Country Manager- Construction Chemicals

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial

What you can expect

The incumbent will responsible tor drive Strategy and portfolio management by defining and implementing strategy for business development across segments and for market sector for Eastern Africa. Duties will include the following:


  • Identify local business opportunities, and orchestrate their realization.
  • Define levels of country adaptations of the marketing and technical Go to Market approaches and ensure its implementation in Eastern Africa.
  • Implement the development Strategy for production and oversee production and supply chain side of the business in cooperation with Support functions from the regional offices.
  • Develop cross segment sales strategies.
  • Forster local key customer relationships.
  • Represent BASF in the country
  • Responsible for the adherence to EHSQ guidelines and principles as well as ensure that they are implemented.


What we expect

  • Relevant University degree is required.
  • 10 years experience in relevant industries of which 5 years should be at management level, preferably within a multi-national organisation.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of the industry.
  • Sound financial management experience.

We offer :

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

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to BASF East Africa Ltd career website on to apply