Senior Manager, Market Development, Skin Care, Care Chemicals Asia Pacific

Full-time
Lead (more than 10 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Corporate Communications
  • Market Development
  • Marketing
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Product Management
  • Research and Development
  • Sales
  • Translation

Job Description

Senior Manager, Market Development, Skin Care, Care Chemicals Asia Pacific

Location: HK-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Located in Hong Kong, BASF’s Asia Pacific headquarters oversees more than 18,000 employees at about 100 production sites and 125 sales offices across the region. The BASF division Care Chemicals offers a broad range of ingredients for personal care, hygiene, home care, industrial & institutional cleaning, and technical applications. We are the global leading supplier for the cosmetics industry as well as the detergents and cleaning industry, and support our customers with innovative and sustainable products, solutions and concepts. The division’s high-performance product portfolio includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, chelating agents, cosmetic active ingredients and UV filters. Superabsorbent polymers developed for the full spectrum of hygiene applications complete the range. We have production and development sites in all regions and are expanding our presence in emerging markets. Further information is available online at  www.care-chemicals.basf.com.
Objectives of the Position
  • Reporting to Head of Market Development & Product Management, Personal Care Solutions, Care Chemicals Asia Pacific, the incumbent will
    • Translate the regional strategies of Skin Care into market measures and implement them together with the country business management
    • Drive sustainable profit growth in the respective industries in the region by setting and implementing the industry strategy based on market intelligence and solution development 
Job Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the Market Development Skin Care team to develop regional industry strategies
  • Collect market intelligence and scout for new business potentials
  • Initiate new product and develop concept based on market needs and demand analyses, as well as lead the launches
  • Develop and implement communications plans for relevant industry stakeholders, collaborate with Communications team for execution especially with e.g. collaterals, customer events
  • Work closely with regional Product Management, local sales management and R&D, exchange intelligence and strategy
  • Search for investment and M&A opportunities and support their evaluation
  • Educate organizations on market and strategies via events, trainings and consult technical trainings
Requirements
  • Master’s degree preferably in Science, Marketing, Business Administration, or related disciplines
  • At least 12 years of relevant experience in the Skin Care industry or market in a leadership role
  • Candidate with track record of developing strategy and successful launch of new products in Skin Care industry will be of top priority
  • Experience working in multinational interdisciplinary environment
  • Strong communications skills, influential, and able to lead effectively in a virtual team
  • Fluent in English
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
BASF AGManufacturing and Industrial

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