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BDA Manager, Asia Polyolefins

Company Name:  CLSD HR LBI HK(no lega

Hong Kong, HK, HK

Req ID:  71842
Facility:  Hong Kong-9998
Department:  Planning
Division:  Olefins & Polyolefins EAI

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.  LyondellBasell 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.

Basic Function

This position provides Asia O&P management and corporate business unit directors with strategic and market analyses necessary to understand the businesses and improve mid-to-long term financial performance.  This position covers the role for Business Decision Analysis (BDA).


The incumbent serves as the focal point to evaluate, report and make recommendations related to a range of activities. These activities include both commercial and operational decisions related to pricing analysis, business profitability, strategic direction, customer profile, capital investments, and revenue growth / cost reduction opportunities.


This position coordinates and supports the various stages of the Enterprise Planning Process including Long Range Plan and Annual Budget. The incumbent is considered an expert with a span of knowledge extending across all polyolefin units.


The position strongly interfaces with Asia Business Director, Asia Sales Director, Marketing Managers, Asia JV Management, corporate Business unit Directors and SP&T organization.  The incumbent is a core member of the Business Team (along with the Business manager, Marketing manager and Operations planner).


The position requires interaction with, external consultants; Operations Staff groups (ADTS, Business Finance, HSE,  Supply Chain), JV Business/Planning staff group and a broad array of functional groups such as Finance & Control, Credit, Treasury and Tax.


Roles & Responsibilities
  • Provide performance analysis and reporting including budgets, YTD Actual and forecast.
  • Drives the Enterprise Planning Process, including the development of Long Range Plan and Budget.
  • Serve as internal consultant to Business Management and challenge on rationale for business decisions.
  • Develops and maintains forecasting models of supply/demand for selected products.
  • Develop business analyses with analytical input on competitor and customer profiles.
  • Provide bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to BAP commercial organization and corporate as required.
  • Report Asia market intelligence on polyolefin and Asia Dashboard on regular basis. 
  • Assess and report China and other Asian countries import/export statistics with industry trend analysis.
  • Provide analytical support to BAP and corporate SP&T organization on development of commercial opportunities as required.  
  • Support the BAP pricing process as required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 15 years of working experience, with 10 years or more in  chemical or related industry with 4 years of planning, evaluation or business analyses. experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either a technical or business field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Strong analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills required to work with senior management and to operate effectively as a business team member.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Advanced PC skills, including spreadsheets, database, graphics, statistical forecasting and modeling.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English language skills, able to read and write Chinese and communicate in Mandarin, Cantonese language skill is preferable   
Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

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