Manager/Senior Manager, Planning and Controlling (Investment / CAPEX), Care Chemicals Asia Pacific

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Job Description

Manager/Senior Manager, Planning and Controlling (Investment / CAPEX), Care Chemicals Asia Pacific

Location: HK-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

BASF’s regional headquarters is located in Hong Kong, overseeing more than 16,000 employees at about 100 sites across Asia Pacific. BASF’s Hong Kong office also houses regional functional units including Corporate Affairs, Finance & Controlling, Human Resources, Legal, Insurance & Real Estate, Operational Excellence, Procurement, Strategy & Investment Support, and Supply Chain Services.

Objectives of the Position

  • Reporting to the Head of Planning & Controlling of the regional business unit (RBU) Care Chemicals Asia Pacific, you will:

    • Provide efficient, comprehensive and high quality business planning and controlling support through creating and maintaining transparency about the economic impact of investment and CAPEX measures in the RBU

    • Act as the single point of contact for controlling related matters to the RBU’s Operations organization

    • Provide professional guidance to the site controlling community

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide controlling input for strategic projects and develop comprehensive business plans by critically evaluating input from various internal stakeholders such as Sales & Marketing, Operations, Legal, Tax, local production sites, and facilitating discussions in global, regional and local levels

  • Evaluate possible M&A projects, support contract negotiations and due diligence analysis

  • Establish and develop an efficient and accurate CAPEX planning process, a target group oriented reporting and high quality operational plan regarding CAPEX topic

  • Act as business partner for the RBU’s Operations organization and challenge and provide recommendation in all financial aspects

  • Establish and coordinate the communication and collaboration among Operations organization, production site management, site controlling and headquarter controlling in all manufacturing controlling related topics

  • Further develop the regional manufacturing KPI reports of all production sites and provide relevant training to local site management and site controlling

  • Provide regular manufacturing reports to regional and local operations management and propose counter measures for idle costs

  • Build up expert knowledge and develop the RBU controlling team in business warehouse applications, investment evaluation, CAPEX planning and controlling expertise

  • Facilitate knowledge exchange in the regional investment and CAPEX community  and within Care Chemicals globally


  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree or above in business management, engineering, accounting or related disciplines

  • At least 5 years relevant experience in investment evaluation / Mergers & Acquisitions / CAPEX controlling and site controlling

  • Solid understanding of product costing and investment evaluation

  • Outstanding communications and interpersonal skills to work in a diverse environment across global, regional and local levels

  • Be able to work independently and at the same time enthusiastic in team work and knowledge sharing

  • High proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Manager


Technical Skills

  • Capital Expenditure
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Due Diligence
  • HR
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Procurement
  • Tax

Transferable Skills

  • Interpersonal