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Business Partner

Company Name:  Basell PO India Pvt Ltd

Mumbai, IN, 400076

Req ID:  73981
Facility:  Mumbai-470
Department:  S&OP, Proc, SC, and Comm Excel Portfolio
Division:  Global Business Services

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 2020, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the third consecutive year.

Basic Function

The Business Partner is a business and technology savvy leader working to shape and influence business value generation for Digital Transformation opportunities.  The Business Partner focuses on building strong working relationships with the functions in order to analyze current processes and tools for high value business opportunities. He or she anticipates business needs and proactively develops digital transformation opportunities for next generation value. The position requires significant interaction with leaders in the company, strategic aptitude, with strong analytic skills, and ability to effectively communicate and facilitate decisions.


The Business Partner does this by working closely with:

  • Business, industry, and vendor visionaries/leaders to identify and evaluate value opportunities in the current landscape of processes and tools.
  • Digital leadership to promote and gain alignment for opportunities identified for value creation.
  • Project Manager resources to create project charters that have a contribution to larger business value case and subsequently help them resolve issues that escalate beyond the level of the project team.
  • Colleagues across the Global Business Services organization to support value creation opportunities from both the current landscape and also from the digital transformation vision and roadmap.


The Business Partner also monitors customer satisfaction and facilitates improvement of the digital client experience on a continuous basis.  


This position reports to the Digital Portfolio Manager (S&OP, Procurement, Supply Chain & Commercial Excellence) who is responsible for leading the digital portfolio strategies and objectives of that function.  This individual will partner with global cross-functional teams to develop and prioritize business segment roadmaps, short and long term project plans and identify technology trends.   The position interfaces frequently with business leadership, and will build and maintain relationships and interface regularly with strategic vendors at the executive level.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain/develop an in-depth understanding of the business functions/processes/tools supported, be viewed by the business as an advocate for them within Digital Transformation and provide the voice of Digital Transformation back to the business when developing Digital Transformation roadmap
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the key factors driving business decisions for business partners and develop digital transformation technology alternatives and recommendations based on those factors.
  • Works closely with business partners and value chain managers to explore value opportunities in existing business processes and deployed tools, analyze new opportunities and business readiness for digital technology improvements.
  • Stay current on the Digital Transformation “Future Back” strategy and in identifying and communicating business partner needs and implications of efforts to ensure that they are included in all relevant activities and communications of the strategy.
  • Stay current with digital technology and business trends and act as a consultant to both the business and Digital Transformation leadership by continuously scanning the current process and technology landscape for value opportunities, in addition to understanding the current and future technology trends.


Min. Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree required.  
  • At least 8 years of demonstrable digital transformation experience, preferably in the chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, digital transformation consulting or related area.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and presentation skills, required.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to perform well under pressure and deadlines, required.
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with Business Functions, Information Technology Resources, Consultants, Vendors and Management, required.
  • Demonstrable leadership competencies.
  • Outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork and strong self-organization skills.
  • Exposure to and experience in Mobility Enablement, Supply Chain, Procurement concepts and digital technology. 
  • Exposure to and experience in Advanced Analytics and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a differentiator.


This position conducts business in more than 6 countries. Proficiency in language(s) such as German, Italian, or French is a differentiator. English is the corporate language. Domestic and international travel of about 10% or less is anticipated. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
  • Exposure to and experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Connected Worker


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity