Commercial Manager, CCS (Carbon capture and storage) and Hydrogen
Rotterdam, NL
6 dagen geleden

This is who we are

LyondellBasell (NYSE : LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances.

LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies.

In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

This is the role

The Commercial Manager, CCS (Carbon capture and storage) and Hydrogen is responsible for the development and execution of the LyondellBasell global commercial strategy in the Carbon Capture and Hydrogen space.

The Commercial Manager’s focus will be development and execution of strategy, positioning our company within chosen CCS and / or Hydrogen projects and / or consortia, to be ready to implement Hydrogen and CCS projects at company sites, with a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the project(s) involved including commercial, partners, project structure risks, optionalities, economics, benefits and cost performance.

This position will collaborate actively with internal stakeholders throughout the various functions and businesses.

He / she will be the Hydrogen CCS Team focal point within the CRP program, interfacing with the site decarbonization roadmap initiatives.

This position will interface externally with Commercial Providers, Forum and Consortium (WEF, Hydrogen Council), Consultants, Government Regulators, Industry Associations and other potential partners along the value chain.

The individual in this position must possess a span of knowledge which would allow for sufficient review, both economic and risk, of the key technologies and pathways for decarbonization and / or the energy transition.

The individual must have an understanding of the evolving commercial and industry CCS / H2 landscape as well as strong skills in the areas of strategic vision and thinking, risk, technical and economics assessment, collaboration (multi-functional and cross-geographic), communication, organization and drive for results.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Monitor the evolving landscape in the Hydrogen and Carbon Capture space
  • Develop relationships and assessment of the main consortia, projects and providers in the CCS space, in order to define appropriate LYB participation.
  • Liaise with the R&D team on Green, Blue and Turquoise Hydrogen technologies while developing commercial relationships.
  • Monitor the Methane pyrolysis commercial (SMR) landscape and assess the relevance of the key technologies in future LYB decarbonization roadmaps
  • Assess post combustion CC technologies, with specific focus on adsorption to determine relevance to LYB decarbonization roadmaps
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for involvement in CCS or H2 partnerships and consortia, defining the appropriate strategy.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and build an effective network. Key external stakeholders include : Commercial Providers Forum and Consortium, Venture Capital and Funds, Universities, Government regulators, Industry associations , Non-Governmental Alliances, and other potential partners along the value chain.
  • Key internal stakeholders include : global and regional procurement, O&P and I&D business management, R&D, manufacturing, SP&T, supply chain, legal, government affairs, corporate communications, and finance.

  • Consider in commercial evaluation opportunities, benefits and risks. Ensure well managed and appropriate balance between risk and reward.
  • Willing to think broadly in seeking solutions.

  • Display agility and appropriate sense of urgency in order to operate as quickly and effectively as possible in achieving targets.
  • Represent LYB as appropriate in external forums, alliances, industry associations and with lawmakers
  • This is what you bring

  • University degree in chemical or mechanical engineering, chemistry, commercial and energy management, or other related disciplines
  • Master degree in Business preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years gained in the petrochemical or steel / aluminum or energy / utilities or technical / engineering & construction companies, having developed a proven significant exposure to decarbonization and low carbon technologies.
  • A specific experience in the hydrogen and / or carbon capture space will be a plus.

  • Experience in project development and / or analysis, preferable in a multi stakeholder (e.g. consortia) environment.
  • Fluent in English
  • Skills :

  • Demonstrated ability in establishing, developing and implementing strategies
  • Experience in developing partnerships and managing relationships
  • Demonstrated ability in creating effective networks
  • Solid understanding of value drivers in the B2B industrial value chains
  • Demonstrated ability in developing business cases, evaluating technologies and assessing opportunities
  • R&D and Commercial skills
  • Critical Competencies / Behaviors

  • Managing Vision and Purpose Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of developmental purpose; talks beyond today;
  • talks about possibilities; is optimistic; creates mileposts and symbols to rally support behind the vision; makes the vision shareable by everyone;
  • can inspire and motivate entire units or organizations.

  • Strategic Agility Sees ahead clearly; anticipates future consequences and trends accurately; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods, can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans
  • Drive for Results Steadfastly pushes self and others for results; works with passion and a sense of urgency; seeks opportunities to improve results and processes in a proactive manner;
  • contributes to the goals and profitability of the company.

  • Business Acumen Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, commercial, and information affecting his / her business and organization;
  • knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

  • Organizational Agility Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network;
  • understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations.

  • Managerial Courage Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others;
  • lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly;
  • is not afraid to take negative action when necessary

  • Priority Setting Spends his / her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside;
  • can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.

  • Developing Direct Reports and Others Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions;
  • is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them, pushes people to accept developmental moves;
  • will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder

    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.

    The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to two days a week from home.

    LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.

    Interested ?

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