Business Decision Analyst
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V.
Rotterdam, Netherlands
11 dagen geleden

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 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, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road.

Our vision, mission, values and leadership principles drive how we behave, how we interact and how we will consistently deliver outstanding results.

For our office in Rotterdam we have an opening for a :

Business Decision Analyst

The Business Decision Analyst provides senior business management (Olefins & Polyolefins) with strategic, market, economic and technology analyses necessary to understand the businesses and to improve medium and long term financial performance.

The incumbent takes responsibility to evaluate, report, and make recommendations related to both commercial and operational decisions concerning business profitability, strategic direction, capital investments, and revenue growth / cost reduction opportunities, taking into account both external and internal benchmarks.

Activities also include the development and assessment of strategic business analyses.

This Business Decision Analyst coordinates and supports the various stages of the LYB Planning Process for the relevant business unit : Long Range Plan (LRP), Budget and Annual Execution Plans.

The position requires interaction with various functional groups throughout the organization including Business Finance, Strategic Planning & Transactions, and Manufacturing, and with external consultants.

Requirements for the role :

  • Master’s degree in Engineering / Chemistry / Finance / Economics / related field of study
  • MBA preferred (equivalent work experience will be considered)
  • Six or more years current experience in planning, evaluation, business and financial analysis are essential.
  • Good understanding of the petrochemical industry, particularly olefins / polyolefins business, has a preference
  • Skills :

  • Strong analytical evaluation and judgment skills; demonstrated ability to handle and lead complex analytical and evaluation assignments; attentive to detail
  • Extensive understanding of corporate finance, financial modeling and analytical tools (IRR, payback, EVA, NPV, etc)
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively as a team member, and achieve results through the contributions of other people within and outside the immediate organization
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills consistent with client group including Senior Managers & Executives
  • Possess an understanding of the chemical industry and the drivers of its performance
  • Advanced PC skills, including Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, databases, graphics, financial modeling
  • Languages :
  • English fluent
  • English fluent
  • Basic knowledge of other European languages a plus
  • What do we offer :

    We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international concern that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety.

    You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging b opportunities for growth.

    Our recruitment process :

  • When we see a possible fit we will arrange for a telephone interview as a first step in the process. If this telephone interview is successful, we will invite you for a face to face interview;
  • in most cases there will be two rounds of these interviews. When needed, because of distance / different locations, we will arrange for a virtual interview.

    During the application process you will have the opportunity to ask us any further questions about the role, the organization, and benefits.

    Contact for more information :

    Register your CV and apply online by clicking on the Apply’ button. For questions on the vacancy you can contact Michael Koops, Talent Acquisition Adviser, Telephone : +31 (0)10 713 60 57 or via michael.


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