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Renewable Energy Analyst


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82263
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Net Zero, Europe
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu

Are you looking for a position where you will be a key player in the implementation of  the European energy transition strategy? And do you have a strong understanding of the European energy and utility markets? Do you want to work in a leading  international company within its field, in an environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As Renewable Energy Analyst at LyondellBasell you will be a key player in the implementation of  the regional energy transition strategy. You act as the link pin between the company’s long-term vision on greenhouse gas reduction and the dynamic renewable energy markets, contributing to the development and implementation of the strategic renewable power sourcing and portfolio strategy  to meet the corporate sustainability objectives.
You will support the entire renewable energy sourcing process, strategic portfolio and operations management.  Furthermore you analyze the EU renewable electricity markets, find and originate new renewable energy project opportunities, provide pricing analyses in support of the bidding process, and support the PPA contract negotiations and execution. After contract execution, you will continually monitor the agreement’s performance versus contractual commitments and will take action and involve the right stakeholders when needed.  You support the allocation of the renewable electricity and related certificates to the sites within the region and monitor and report on the value versus associated costs. 


Responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Support development and execution of renewable energy strategies in context of rapidly developing regional political landscape and climate ambitions
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for renewable energy projects, partnerships and consortia, aligning with the overall strategy 
  • Use external data models and pricing projections to analyze future electricity market dynamics and to prepare price bids for PPA negotiation
  • Develop and manage key external stakeholder relationships including renewable energy developers, brokers, consortia, and consultants
  • Support negotiations on renewable power purchase agreements and align internally on multiple levels (up to senior leadership)
  • Develop strategic options (e.g. on-site solar) which require complex and resource intensive internal cross functional engagement
  • Understand and drive consensus on the sometimes conflicting needs of internal stakeholders (site manager, business directors)
  • Develop complex ‘should cost’ models and financial metrics based on market intelligence of RE technology, business strategies and scenarios
  • Understand and interpret financial and macro/micro economic information/data from European electricity and renewables markets and use this data to further optimize the renewable energy sourcing and portfolio strategy  
  • Monitor and report on the cost, both total cost and cost/MWh, for each individual renewable energy agreement and the aggregate cost of the regional portfolio
  • Ensure EACs delivered to LYB match the project’s production by verifying Developer’s invoice data with EACs received in the different registry systems.

This is who you are

The Renewable Energy Analyst is interactive, analytical and knows how to connect with people on all levels keeping stakeholders aligned with well-developed interpersonal skills and business acumen. You know how to manage internal client and supplier relationships effectively and are  able to convincingly influence decision makers and stakeholders. Other important competences are:

  • Excellent communication skills. Understands cultural differences and how to develop and implement results at different regional environments, markets, conditions, laws and legislations across Europe
  • Passionate about the global energy transition and supporting  LyondellBasell to reach its ambitious sustainability targets 
  • Ability to understand and explain complex market/pricing and risk management mechanisms, regulatory developments and legal wording
  • Ability to make data driven decisions 


This is what you bring

  • University degree in engineering , technology, energy management, or other related disciplines  
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working in European energy and utility markets, ideally with exposure to renewable energy and PPAs. 
  • Commercial affinity with complex energy contracts
  • Good Excel modelling skills 
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement portfolio management and sourcing strategies
  • Experience in managing internal and external relationships
  • Demonstrated ability in developing business cases and assessing opportunities
  • Fluent in English, a second language is preferred (German, French, Dutch)

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


Please feel free to contact Manoe Koningstein at manoe.koningstein@ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and {{one/two/three} business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.





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