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Advisor Business Advisory Services


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  81945
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Business Advisory Services
Division:  Finance

Are you looking for a challenging job in finance? And are you a specialist in this workfield? 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 the role

In the position of Advisor Business Advisory Services you will directly contribute towards the team success by planning and executing projects and programs across Finance. The Advisor Business Advisory Services is responsible for owning designated projects/phases as well as guiding teams to leverage data and the use of innovative processes, tools and techniques to further evolve Finance’s Project Management capabilities. You will report to the Senior Manager, Business Advisory Services.

The Business Advisory Services (BAS) group is the primary agent of change within the Finance Strategy and Transformation (FS&T) team to continuously improve people, processes, and systems to enable operating effectiveness and achievement of strategic, functional, and internal/external customer goals. The BAS group focuses on end-to-end process transformation and partners closely with GPOs and other stakeholders to drive and monitor effective project implementations. BAS identifies and drives cross-functional business alignment and standardization opportunities by executing and supporting the implementation of emerging best practices and innovation opportunities to drive the adoption of new and more effective ways of working.

Responsibilities and accountabilities


  • Participate in project management and coordination services for major process or organizational changes:
    • Preparation and maintenance of project plans, tracking progress and status reporting;
    • Coordinate status meetings, create and maintain status reports;
    • Develop and maintain key project artifacts to drive timely execution e.g. Risks, Actions, Issues and Decision Logs (RAID), governance documentation e.g. project Charter, or requirement documents
    • Ensure coordination points within functional areas and across multiple functions such as GPOs, subject matter experts, Internal Controls, IT, and other stakeholders are established and are working smoothly.
    • Proactively manage and communicate changes in project scope, identify and manage project risks; escalate as needed for quick resolution
  • Serve as an internal consultant executing internal and external project management, change management support and process improvement for broader Finance teams, and Global Process Owners (GPOs) and their respective committees with development of phased end-to-end process improvement plans.
  • Engage with Change Management personnel from other departments and support the team in the:
  • Development and execution of change management plans on key initiatives and projects and help drive awareness, adoption and the ultimate organizational change required.
    • Support the actualization of defined communication strategies, and plans
    • Support communication planning, messaging and execution of creative delivery across projects 
    • Conduct change impact analysis across people and process, develop risk assessments, and assess change readiness during projects.
    • Continuously gather feedback from key partners to adjust change and communication strategies where needed. 
  • Coordinate specific action items with HR and other functional teams as required to implement and effect change management whenever projects impact employees e.g., organizational changes on reporting lines
  • Support GPOs to adopt and drive efficiency in change implementations within their teams.
    • Identify opportunities for collaboration between the different GPO Committees.
    • Facilitate the implementation of initiatives approved by the GPO Committees.
    • Ensure leading practices are being implemented and disseminated
    • Leverage data and data-driven techniques to foster change and best practices within GPO teams.
  • Assist with process alignment, ownership and proper transition within process streams, across regions and across multiple global process owners to remove “grey area's
  • Support in the development and implementation of Service Level Agreement (SLA) or Operating Level Agreements (OLA) between process owners and functional process responsibility teams and coordinate changes with internal stakeholders.
    • Leverage data-driven techniques to drive ownership, performance and accountability for GPO’s
    • Adapting SLA /OLA templates for the specific needs of GPOs, SSC (Shared Service Center) staff, and process stakeholders.
  • Assist with the research, development and socialization of project management methodologies, tools, processes across the broad Finance stakeholders to further evolve project management capabilities within Finance.
  •  Stay informed on latest innovation, leading practices, and market developments in the use of data & data analytics for process improvements, and in new project management methodologies and tools. 

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential given diverse nature of operating landscape and cultural sensitivities;
  • Experience working in a global, dynamic and deadline driven environment. 
  • Active and hands-on and able to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to understand new concepts and effectively communicate them.
  • Strong change management skills and ability to execute. 

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, business administration or equivalent work experience is required; any other advanced degree is an advantage.
  • 2 - 5 years working experience in management consulting, project management or process-improvement positions of increasing responsibility. 
  • 3-years’ experience in a role-based position within an international environment. A Good understanding of accounting and finance processes is an added advantage.
  • Solid project management skills; successful track record of leading projects requiring coordination of work across multiple stakeholders, consensus building, problem resolution, and consistent demonstration of process improvement. 
  • Practical experience with the use of modern project management tools & project methodology is an added advantage. 
  • Good Understanding of end-to-end business processes and /or process frameworks (APQC, lean six sigma) is an added advantage. 
  • Understanding of data interrogation /data analysis and visualization tools is an added advantage.
  • Robust presentation and analytical skills including expertise in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Effective individual contributor with responsibility for sub-process, projects and results.
  • Excellent level of English is required. Being able to speak and write another language is a plus.

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 Mirre Roza at mirre . 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 two business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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