VC Manager @ BASF in San Francisco, CA

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. 

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. 

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! 

Investment Manager (Digital) (1801053) – San Francisco, CA 

Where the Chemistry Happens 

We are seeking a professional like you to join our dedicated team in the Silicon Valley and assume responsibility for digitally-related investment activities in North America. Your primary focus areas will be to generate deal-flow, lead the detailed technical, commercial, financial and legal due diligence of attractive investment targets, and negotiating term-sheets and investment contracts. 

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You 

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. 

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. 

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. 

Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success 

  • Leveraging your educational background in Computer Science, Finance, Engineering, or Business Administration, along with your professional experience in a company such as or like an accounting or technical consulting firm, you will drive a deal-flow of digital companies, and new and platform-based business models that have a potential link to the chemical industry.
  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will analyze investment opportunities and conduct due diligence.
  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will collaborate with BASF’s business and functional units to monitor the strategic development of portfolio companies, and prepare decisions about further funding or exit opportunities.
  • With your strong understanding of standard IT applications, you will engage with BASF’s Venture Capital team and the organization to present important trends and learnings regarding Machine Learning, Industrial Internet of Things, and Artificial intelligence.

If interested, please apply here. .

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