We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Human Resources professionals at BASF create chemistry with people. HR is working to form the best team by sourcing, hiring and developing the right talent for BASF. In addition to traditional responsibilities like governance, benefits administration, and payroll, HR at BASF serves as a strategic partner to the business, ensuring that the right people are in the right place at the right time to help the Company grow. HR strives to make BASF an even better place to work by soliciting feedback, engaging employees, and shaping the culture through best-practice programs and practices.
M&A specialists provide support to People Consultants for divestitures, site closures and M&A activities. The M&A specialists will be responsible for the execution of the procedures, communications and implementation of all relevant documentation including: transitional, retention and offer letters; establishment of transition teams and timelines. Also responsible for integrations of payroll, benefits, etc. and coordination with M+A CoE. Day 1/go live sequencing and communication.
In addition, M&A specialist will be responsible for the following:
Support the sites needs by applying frameworks, methods and tools to align process, structure and systems during the divestiture, merger or acquisition.
Assist People Consultants to implement and maintain appropriate compensation and benefit processes and programs. Ensure the development of job descriptions, job analysis, analyzing salary surveys to monitor internal equity and market competitiveness in relation to M&As and divestitures.
Effectively observe and manage the site environments, evaluating the site culture and employee relations issues. Counsel managers and employees during transition periods while serving as liaison between SHRBA, myHR and employees.
Coordinate with the appropriate HR groups to ensure training, development and succession planning activities are in place to ensure a seamless integration for new employees.
Support the identification of potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns
Provide communication, project plan and implementation strategies to ensure successful M&A or diverstiture.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Exhibits excellent coaching and leadership capabilities
Strong business acumen
Exhibits excellent negotiating and influencing skills
Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels
Strong Change Management skills
Excellent Business Acumen
Organizational Effectiveness skills
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
BA in Human Resources or equivalent degree is required.
Master's Degree or MBA is preferred.
4+ years of progressive professional experience in human resources is required.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.