BASF – We are the world’s leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Head of Business DevelopmentLocation: NigeriaJob DescriptionThe incumbent will be responsible for regional Business development in West Africa, and will be required to lead development initiatives and integrate and align with various BASF business units operating in the cluster.Core tasks will include:Providing strategy and analysis for entry into new markets, as well as 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 and solutions in target markets and applications.Developing and commercializing existing and new platform opportunities to support market growth.Support lobbying work in the industry and in selected associations and foster suitable partnerships. Provide active representation of BASF interests particularly for stakeholders’ management and business-driven advocacy programsLead project teams to meet business objectives.Lead the Business Development team including Personnel management and integration in accordance with the Values & Principles of the BASF group.Generate market intelligence for relevant industry segments in alignment with the BASF Africa strategy.Accumulating industry knowledge, insights and contacts.Maintain subject matter expertise in selected areas, staying abreast of developments and best practices (both internal and external to BASF).