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Digital Business Partner


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AL Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389 Berre l'Etang, Bouches-du-Rhône, FR, 13130

Req ID:  81728
Facility:  Rotterdamnn-548, Berre Cpb Uca-525, Wesseling-500
Department:  Manufacturing, Engr, and Proj Portfolio
Division:  Innovation

Are you looking for a position where you will be able to combine your leadership, technical and digital skills? Do you have an engineering, a computer science or an information systems background and want to take your career to a next level? 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

In the position of a Digital Business Partner you will be a business and technology savvy leader working to shape and influence business value generation for Digital Transformation opportunities. You will focus on building strong working relationships with the functions in order to analyze current processes and tools for high value business opportunities. You will anticipate business needs and proactively develop digital transformation opportunities for next generation value generation. The position requires significant interaction with leaders in the company, strategic aptitude, with strong analytic skills, and ability to effectively communicate and facilitate decisions.


Responsibilities & accountabilities:


  • As a Digital Business Partner you will partner with global cross-functional teams to develop and prioritize business segment roadmaps, short and long term project plans and identify technology trends. This position interfaces frequently with business leadership, and will build and maintain relationships and interface regularly with strategic vendors at the executive level.
  • As a Digital Business Partner you will 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 roadmaps.
  • You will 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.
  • You will work 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.
  • You have to 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.
  • You have to 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.

This is who you are

To be successful in the role of Digital Business Partner you recognize yourself in the following profile:


  • Demonstrable leadership competencies;
  • Strong organizational skills and able to deal with deadlines;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Very good communication skills able to deal with various hierarchical levels within the organization;
  • Being able to coordinate various tasks with stakeholders.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor or master's degree in in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering;
  • Demonstratable digital transformation experience in chemical manufacturing, oil and gas, or digital transformation consulting experience;
  • Exposure to and experience in Digital transformation, Connected Worker/Mobility Enablement, Manufacturing Plant of the Future concepts, data historians and condition based monitoring solutions, next generation HS&E, and Blockchain technology;
  • Exposure to and experience in Advanced Analytics (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) is considered a plus;
  • Fluent in English is necessary, fluency in German, Italian, or French is considered a plus;


This position conducts business in more than 6 countries. Location will be in the EU or UK at any LYB location.

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 our recruiter Mirre Roza at mirre.roza @ 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 two/three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer a background check will be part of the process.



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