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Enterprise Risk Manager


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  82856
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Enterprise Risk Management
Division:  Legal, Enterprise Risk Management and Re

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and driven Enterprise Risk Manager to join our dynamic team. In this pivotal role, you will be at the forefront of identifying, analyzing, managing, and reporting risks that could impact our organization's operations, reputation, and bottom line. With your keen eye for detail, strategic mindset, and exceptional problem-solving abilities, you will play a crucial part in shaping our enterprise risk management strategies and ensuring meeting our long-term success and business objectives. Join us now, and embrace the challenge of safeguarding our enterprise in an ever-changing business landscape 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 an Enterprise Risk Manager you will be responsible for design, implementation and integration of risk management at all levels of the enterprise. The ERM organization provides framework, methodologies, tools, oversight and controls to improve our business outcomes and meet our strategic objectives. 

You will act as a business partner to relevant business segments providing facilitation, guidance, oversight and business support on the rollout of LYB's award-winning ERM Program. Within this role you will in particular work alongside the ERM Director in implementing work streams and activities as part of the medium-to-long term ERM Strategy to create and protect value to the organization. As an Enterprise Risk manager you will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify and assess emerging risk You will work closely with internal audit and compliance functions to ensure that risk management activities are integrated and coordinator.



  • Lead the facilitation of periodic meetings with business units and senior managers to help them systematically identify, analyze and evaluate key risks (threats and opportunities);
  • Support the ERM Director in ESG, climate risk, and strategic risk initiatives that help improve risk-based decision making related (but not limited) to transactions, acquisitions, investments, divestments and joint ventures;
  • Identify trends and interdependencies throughout the business and facilitate conversations with various functions within the company to ensure alignment and consistency in the management of risks;
  • Develop and monitor early warning and key risk indicators with business representatives;
  • Train teams on how to apply the risk management process in their daily roles so as to inform decision-making and ensure all assigned team members are aware of their responsibilities to understand and manage the key risks within their scope;
  • Participate in developing plans with senior managers to manage enterprise risks for various corporate functions;
  • Periodically monitor and evaluate effectiveness of risk management strategies.

This is who you are

You have the strong ability to build effective teams and foster collaboration. You cultivate innovation and prioritize customer focus. You demonstrate courage, drive results and ensure accountability. Trust and exemplifying integrity are paramount to you. You have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization and you possess a strong understanding and application of risk management frameworks. 

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Management or other related field required. Graduate degree strongly  preferred;
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional environment including significant exposure in a risk management discipline (enterprise risk management, risk consulting, or a related field);
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, frameworks, and tools;
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing enterprise risk management programs is desirable;
  • Experience in the chemical or petrochemical industry is preferred;
  • Strong PC skills: Microsoft Office Suit, relevant commercial risk software, and relational database concepts;
  • Understanding and application of risk management frameworks (i.e. ISO 31000);
  • Fluency 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 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 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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