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Enterprise Platforms Manager


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA Poznań, PL, 61-569

Req ID:  83841
Facility:  Rotterdam-548, POZNAN-6731
Department:  Global Technology Operations
Division:  Innovation

Join LyondellBasell as an Enterprise Platforms Manager and play a pivotal role in driving the architecture, development and optimization of our critical non-ERP enterprise application platforms. Be at the forefront of innovation, leading a dynamic team and shaping the future of technology solutions within our global organization.

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 a key member of the Global Technology Operations organization within the Information Technology department, the Enterprise Platforms Manager is responsible for overseeing the architecture, design, delivery, development, and operation of essential non-ERP enterprise application platforms. These platforms include enterprise productivity applications, voice/telephony services, conferencing services, web application hosting, database hosting, and enterprise application integration platforms. The role involves leading a team of four leads, managing global solutions, technical resources, analysts, and off-shore services while emphasizing safety, reliability, and fiscal responsibility.


The Enterprise Platforms Manager plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation and optimization of critical enterprise application platforms while fostering a collaborative and efficient team culture. They are instrumental in driving continuous improvement, meeting business demands, and aligning technology solutions with strategic objectives.



  • Provide expert guidance in the architecture, design, delivery, development, and operations of enterprise platform solutions
  • Establish and uphold global standards for telephony and conference room equipment to ensure a consistent user experience across the organization.
  • Define and enforce global standards for non-ERP development environments to maintain a streamlined and efficient development process.
  • Deploy and maintain reliable platforms for online conferencing and company-wide town hall/media events.
  • Ensure the reliability of managed systems through meticulous planning and adherence to change control procedures.
  • Cultivate a safety-oriented culture within the team and promote a strong commitment to safety protocols.
  • Lead and manage a team of leads, overseeing more than 30 full-time employees and contingent staff.
  • Supervise multiple application support and development offshore teams, monitoring service levels, and driving continuous operational improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with direct reports to understand daily operations, ensuring high performance and availability of systems.
  • Work in conjunction with IT leadership to comprehend needs and prioritize IT demands.
  • Manage capacity requirements to align with budgetary constraints that support overall financial goals.
  • Engage with third-party vendors for services and team as needed to develop and implement solutions, meeting changing demands.
  • Facilitate the responsible development of new capabilities and features as requested by Business Clients and IT Product and Centre of Excellence teams.
  • Manage the relationship with service providers and suppliers, ensuring adherence to SLAs and continuous customer satisfaction.
  • Provide guidance and allocate resources for projects and initiatives.
  • Drive the development and enhancement of IT Infrastructure in line with industry trends and business needs.
  • Foster IT cost awareness and transparency throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with other operational teams to manage solution releases to production, including coordinating maintenance windows.
  • Regularly interact with leadership to drive strategies and actively participate in team and company-wide architecture discussions.
  • Manage the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and licensing. 
  • Oversee the migrating of data to Microsoft 365 and deploying applications.
  • Develop and implement staffing plans to maintain a skilled and efficient workforce.

This is who you are

You're an adept manager with experience leading infrastructure, application, and security teams, both in-house and outsourced. Skilled in cloud platforms, vendor negotiations, and technical architecture, you combine strong leadership with excellent communication. Your detail-oriented, customer-focused approach allows you to handle complex technical matters while juggling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Your knack for analysis and potential project management experience enhance your capabilities.

This is what you bring

•    Minimum 10 years of leadership responsibility managing medium to large globally distributed teams;
•    Experience managing multi-level large teams;
•    Experience across a broad range of technologies including Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, Power Platforms, Intune, OneDrive for Business, Microsoft 365 Admin Center Servers, VM Ware, SQL Server, Cyber Security tools, Networking and SAN;
•    Fluent in English.

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 Senior Corporate Recruiter at James.Smeets @ for more details. 

Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. The recruitment process starts with an initial phone screening followed by two/three business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer and a background check will be part of the process.

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