At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. More than 111,000 employees in the BASF Group work towards the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. We want to contribute to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone. We do so by creating chemistry for our customers and society and by making the best use of available resources. Our 11 divisions are aggregated into six segments:
Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions.
BASF Inhouse Consulting is the internal management consultancy of the BASF Group, with offices in Ludwigshafen (Germany), Florham Park (USA), Sao Paulo (Brazil) as well as Hong Kong and Singapore. Established in 2001, our unit is one of the largest inhouse management consultancies in the industry, counting around 200 employees with diverse backgrounds and experiences. With our strategic expertise and advice, we develop the best solutions for our internal clients. Our international teams work with top management on projects that add value not only for BASF, but help our external customers achieve their goals as well.
Via three consulting streams – Management Consulting, Operational Excellence Consulting, and Supply Chain Consulting – we deliver comprehensive solutions for our clients across all of BASF. Our unique asset: an end-to-end perspective. Projects involving BASF Inhouse Consulting are complex and strategic in nature, which means they go way beyond PMO support.
The team advises BASF’s top management in the areas of strategy, commercial excellence, transformational change, operational excellence, as well as supply chain and structures and processes. Acquisitions and divestments are supported by professional project management during the implementation phase. Alongside classic consultancy services, BASF Inhouse Consulting also provides the business units with coaching in various areas.
We hire both young professionals and experienced management consultants. Ideally, applicants should have two years of practical experience in strategy consulting.
In addition to professional qualifications, we are looking for people who appreciate teamwork and are open to new ideas. You should be able to critically question routines and come up with unconventional, creative concepts. The following qualities are also important to us:
- Analytical and strategic thinking
- Entrepreneurial drive
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- High level of team spirit
- Experience abroad & intercultural competence
- Excellent English; good knowledge of German desirable
At BASF. inhouse consultants are encouraged to continually develop and expand their skills and competencies. Right from the start, consultants assume responsibility for their projects and are granted a scope that enables them to apply their own initiative.
Our work enjoys a high level of attention from BASF’s top management. Building on this, consultants will be able to create strong networks within BASF. That way, after spending an exciting time with us, they can either move up in our unit e.g. as Practice Group lead or regional head, or seize one of the attractive career opportunities that will arise within the company.