BASF in Africa

We are the world’s leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and creating chemistry for a sustainable future.

We form the best team by attracting talented individuals, retaining them, and helping them to develop further. BASF’s success as a company relies on the personal engagement of our employees. With this aim in mind, we create a work environment which inspires and where everyone interconnects. We encourage our staff to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. This approach is based on an open management culture which is founded on mutual trust, respect, and motivation.

With an incredibly wide range of positions on offer, we are better placed than the competition to recruit  Africa’s top talent.

An exciting variety of roles, performance-related compensation and extensive opportunities for international development are just some of the factors that should attract your attention. In addition, a healthy work-life balance is a key priority for all of us.

 BASF – has been  in Africa for over 90 years. African operations are divided into four country clusters, with headquarters in Midrand, South Africa for Southern Africa; Nairobi, Kenya for East Africa; Lagos, Nigeria for West Africa and Casablanca, Morocco for North-West Africa.  BASF employs around 1600 people in Africa. Since 2016, the BASF African headquarters is based in Nairobi, Kenya.