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Are you looking for a role where you can contribute hands on to a sustainable world and policy change? Do you want to work on sustainability in a global role? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  Our products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

This is the role
How can we truly make a positive impact on social and environmental issues?  What do our stakeholders require and how can we help improving their lives? Questions we ask ourselves daily, and that’s where you come in.

As a Sustainability Data & Issue Manager you formulate the external requirements for reporting and assessments that our company will have to adhere to over the LRP period. This role also ensures that LYB has methodology and systems in place to develop consistent metrics in support of our global sustainability program. Furthermore, this role ensures that the organization understands the science behind the data and life cycle analysis as such that progress can be made on sustainability related issues.

You will be part of an internationally divers team of 5, each of which cover their one discipline within sustainability. The team is led from the Rotterdam office and from there covers the world. You don’t have be a data analyst, but the available sustainability data resides with you. You will determine and maintain a methodology and systems needed to maintain data integrity throughout our global enterprise. Targets and accomplishments related to sustainability globally should be trackable in these systems. You will maintain and instruct an organizational network to manage all sustainability related data in LYB. From the data you will generate ideas for improvement which you and the team will jointly bring to fruition.

Another important aspect for this job is our dialog with customers on sustainability. Our customers are looking for sustainable suppliers and this function will ensure that LYB has a globally consistent system for answering to customers sustainability requests in place.

This is what you bring

  • Master’s degree in sustainability or relevant technical discipline
  • 10 years of professional / business / sustainability related experience
  • Sustainability and LCA  knowledge
  • Ability to formulate a global and companywide strategy for sustainability data management, customer sustainability requests and LCA development
  • Ability to lead global internal data teams
  • Experience with Life Cycle Analysis software
  • Data management experience
  • Experience with databases and analytics
  • Commercial experience
  • English required; French, Spanish, German or Dutch beneficial

This is who you are
We are looking for a candidate who can understand and interpret data. How can we use data to enhance performance in CO2 Emission, is a topic you will address. Furthermore you are a master in translating conceptual data into logical and understandable information. You connect with stakeholders and members of the leadership team within the company and are able to impact them on sustainability topics that concern our company. Stakeholders outside of the company are equally important. You are committed to sustainability issues and you know how to align your sense of urgency with the realistic pace of policy change within a company.

Our Lyondell Basell competencies are the following: Builds effective teams, Collaborates, Cultivates innovation, Customer focus, Demonstrates courage, Drives results, Ensures accountability, Instills trust and exemplifies integrity.

This is what we offer
We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package..

Please feel free to call Chris de Boer at +316 48375361 for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

Keywords: Senior, sustainability, Masters degree, CO2 Emmision, life cycle analysis.