Agronomy Manager, Southern Counties, Agricultural Solutions

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Agronomy Manager, Southern Counties, Agricultural Solutions

  • Post Date:11th December 2023
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About the job

BASF plc is a subsidiary of BASF SE, marketing a wide range of BASF products in the UK. These include agricultural solutions, automotive refinish paints, acrylic monomers, fine chemicals, intermediate chemicals, speciality chemicals, dispersions, and plastics. The sales centre for BASF plc and the business service functions for all BASF Group companies operating in the UK, are located in Stockport, Greater Manchester, the headquarters of the BASF Group in the UK. BASF plc is an agent for BTC Europe GmbH, our pan-European in-house distributor, focused on speciality chemicals and performance polymers. As well as the headquarters in Stockport, BASF plc has sites in Alfreton, Bradford, Widnes and Bury St Edmunds.


Following internal promotion, we have a vacancy within our Field Sales team.

As a member of the Field Sales team, you will promote and demonstrate BASF products to existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach, assisting them in selecting what is best suited to their needs.

  • You will analyse the territory / markets potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customers value to BASF.
  • You will need to plan and organise your personal sales approach to maximize return on time whilst ensuring your personal KPI’s are met.
  • In addition, you will establish, develop and maintain Trusted advisor relationships with customers based in the assigned segment to maintain current and generate new business for the company.
  • You will also be responsible for the timely resolution of any product performance issues, within authority limits and corporate compliance guidelines.
  • You will supply the organisation with verbal and written market insight on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • You will keep abreast of the latest agronomic practices, product developments & positioning, market conditions, business development & channel activities, customer engagement & collaborate with other functions in the Agricultural Solutions Division.


  • You have an appropriate scientific degree (agricultural or natural sciences), as well as a comprehensive product and agronomic knowledge and a number of years of experience in the industry (preferably in a customer facing/ influencing role).
  • You have excellent knowledge of technical development and agronomic trends within the Agricultural industry.
  • You also have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A BASIS certificate is preferred (full training will be provided to the successful candidate if required).
  • This role is home-based and will be responsible for the territory of Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire Surrey, & Sussex.
  • A valid driving licence for driving in the UK is essential.


Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and “on-the-job” training as part of a committed team.

At BASF we offer a total package which includes not only an attractive salary and bonus but also benefits including a defined contribution pension scheme; company car, a share scheme; private healthcare and life insurance to name a few.

We believe that diversity and inclusion make the difference. Only when people with diverse backgrounds come together, contribute their various experiences and attitudes, and look at challenges from different perspectives, will creative innovations and ground-breaking solutions be created. We celebrate diversity and we actively promote an inclusive work environment. In the UK we have an active Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Action Group and work closely with external partners Inclusive Employers and WISE.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard or reference to age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status and other protected characteristics.

Closing date: 31.12.2023

About Us

Operating in the UK since 1880, BASF currently has 11 locations across the UK, from Littlehampton on the South Coast of England to Callanish on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. Our UK headquarters are in Stockport, Greater Manchester and that’s where our sales and services teams are based. From our six manufacturing sites across the UK, we supply raw materials to most industries including agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, energy and pharmaceuticals. You can find out a bit more about where over 700 people from our amazing BASF team work here


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