Management Consulting - Career

Management Consulting: Your career

What do you get? As a management consultant at BASF, your path is paved with opportunities. You will work on projects with strategic importance. You will be visible to BASF's leaders and build strong networks. And you will be there to see your results implemented. Plus: You will work in an international environment where diversity is cherished and your individual contribution is valued.

Your development possibilities? You can move up within our consulting unit. You can move on to a BASF business unit into a multitude of responsibilities including people leadership. Whichever way you choose: We promise to support your professional path at BASF. Because we have made it our mission to groom talent for today and tomorrow.

Interested in a career with us? Scroll down to get acquainted with our recruiting process.

Our recruiting process for permanent hires

For positions outside of Germany, the process might vary slightly on a case-to-case basis.

Check out our current vacancies. You found a position that sounds interesting to you?

Apply via our Global Job portal by creating your individual profile.  Don't forget to upload your CV and cover letter.

We will check your application and in most cases get back to you within a week.

If your online application was successful, we will invite you to a video interview with a member of our leadership team.

  • Duration: up to 60 min
  • Talk to one of our Practice Group leads or regional heads about your experience, your consulting skillset, and your motivation to join BASF Management Consulting
  • Ask them anything you want to know about working with us


Your first interview went well? Great! You'll hear back from us within a week - with feedback and an invitation for a whole interview day.

It's a great opportunity to get to know each other better and find out if we are a mutual fit. You will have the chance to show your skills in analytics, conception, problem-solving, and communication in various meetings with your potential new colleagues.

  • 4-6 interviews as well as relevant case studies with Consultants, Project Managers & Practice Group leads or regional heads
  • Talk to a HR representative and learn more about BASF as a great place to work
  • Meet with the Head of BASF Management Consulting 
  • Exchange and feedback shortly after the interview day: if our mutual impression is positive, we will offer you a job


How to prepare?

  • Practice case studies in a strategy consulting environment
  • Become familiar with BASF and the latest market developments in the chemical industry
  • If you like, check out BASF's strategy


It’s a match! Let’s discuss our job offer including salary and numerous additional benefits.

We support non-EU citizens with visa applications once our offer is accepted.

Unsure about what entry position to apply to?

  • If you have less than 2 years of experience in strategy consulting, we recommend that you apply for a position as Consultant.
  • For people with more than 2 and up to 5 years of experience in strategy consulting, we recommend to apply for a position as Manager.
  • Strategy consultants with more than 5 years of professional experience best apply to a position as Senior Manager

Want to join us as an intern or working student? Here's how to apply.

Step 1: Apply via our Online Portal. Create your profile and upload your CV and cover letter as well as other documentation as required. If all the necessary documents are uploaded, your application will be screened within two weeks.

Step 2: If your application was successful, you will receive an invitation for an interview online with one of our consultants. Very shortly after the interview, you will hear back from us with feedback on our impression.

Step 3: You passed the interview - congratulations! Our colleagues from local HR will contact you for the next steps.

Join our Management Consulting team:

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Career progression at BASF Inhouse Consulting

Job titles may vary regionally.