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Associate Director, ESG Reporting


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  79821
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Global Sustainability
Division:  Research & Development, Technology & Sus


This is who we are


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 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

This is the role

You are a motivated and engaged ESG (Environment Social Governance) professional, understanding the role it plays in influencing organizations and generating positive impact on people, society and the planet. You have the ability to influence and can communicate clearly and effectively translating complex concepts for a range of audiences. You are an ESG expert with a deep understanding of corporate sustainability and how it can generate value for multiple stakeholders. You have deep experience across multiple reporting standards, frameworks, best practices and evolving market trends. 

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Deliver the company’s ESG strategy to obtain solid ESG performance across key reporting frameworks and rankings. 
  • Support the Company in our efforts to engage key stakeholders, including investors, to raise awareness and understanding of LYB’s ESG strategy and performance. 
  • Partner with key internal stakeholders (e.g., businesses, operations, Investor Relations, Corporate Finance, Legal, Sourcing & Procurement, Government Affairs, and Sustainability, among others) to advise, implement, and track progress, improve controls on ESG related metrics, goals, and performance measures.
  • Have deep experience in and knowledge of ESG assessments such as MSCI, ISS, Sustainalytics, CSA and CDP to guide our ESG strategy and roadmap in order to provide expertise to deliver our ESG strategy
  • Have strong project management experience to execute ESG responses that are delivered in a timely, accurate manner. 
  • Understand emerging global and regional ESG, climate change, and sustainability related trends to manage ESG strategy on a range of topics. 
  • Implement an ESG reporting software platform for collecting, storing, validating, and distributing ESG and sustainability data and content for reporting and responding to key stakeholder requests as required.
  • Partner with Corporate Communications and Sustainability groups in support of the delivery of the Sustainability Report, ESG data and other reports as requested by the Company’s internal and external stakeholders.

This is what you bring

  • University Degree in business, sustainability, law, policy, finance or related discipline; 
  • Advanced University degree in related discipline an advantage but not required;
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience working in sustainability, ESG, legal or public policy fields;
  • Proven experience in delivering ESG reporting for listed companies; 
  • Proven track record leading global projects with high levels of complexity;
  • Ability to take ownership, work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking and demonstrate understanding of requirements to execute;
  • Experience coordinating large projects across a large number of stakeholders with differing interests;
  • Ability to deliver in ambiguity, work autonomously and multi-task in an agile environment;
  • English required. Additional languages a benefit.


  • Collaboration skills and the ability to complete projects with multiple objectives and stakeholders along with ability to work across diverse cultures. 
  • Collaborative and team-oriented, Self-motivated, and highly organized, thrives in a dynamic environment

Critical Competencies/Behaviors


  • Strong process and systems experience 
  • Stakeholder oriented and proven ability to deliver results and maintain focus despite varied interests 
  • Ensures accountability for cross-functional projects  
  • Collaborates within and across teams to inspire and advance projects
  • Strong customer focus 
  • Entrepreneurial and resilient mindset 


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

Interested ?


Please feel free to contact our recruiter at natalie.backx-cornelissen @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two/three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.


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