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Regulatory Affairs and Communication Advisor


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  80982
Facility:  Rotterdam-554
Department:  Marketing & BD EMEAI
Division:  Circular and Low Carbon Solutions

Are you experienced in regulatory review and providing communications support needed for a business within an industrial international company? Would you like to have impact on LYB’s sustainability strategy? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): 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. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As Regulatory Affairs and Communications Advisor you will support the Europe circularity & low carbon solutions (C&LC) advocacy programs and the business objectives for C&LC demand growth as well as supporting internal and external communications. 
You will be accountable for regulatory review, advising on Circular/Low Carbon Policy across Europe as well as working closely with the Corporate Communications team to provide the communications support needed for the Business. Elements of the role will include: collects information, knowledge & expertise on legislation / ERP schemes/plastics taxes applicable to C&LC solutions. As well as lobbying interests of SBU to key stakeholders: governmental entities, ISCC+, CEFIC and Plastics Europe among others industry bodies. You provide business support for subsidies application to the subsidies team, you prepare content for internal and external C&LC communications and serve as interface with Public Affairs and Marketing Communication of LYB Group.



  • Accountable for regulatory review, advising on Circular/Low Carbon Policy across Europe
  • Support the development and prioritization of C&LC’s position on key policy topics partnering with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor, analyze and provide insight to key regulations impacting the C&LC SBU developments across Europe/Global in collaboration to the Government affairs LYB team.
  • Collaborating and working closely with the Corporate Communications team to provide the communications support needed for the Business
  • Provide research and strategic analysis to support the development of educational, thought leadership and advocacy content to the C&LC team. 
  • Communicate unique value proposition to the relevant external key stakeholders, like industry bodies; supporting the LYB Government affairs team.
  • Produce visualizations that expresses C&LC’s impact and captivate audiences of all types. 
  • Provides briefings to the C&LC team on matters impacting the Business but also support/enhance internal messaging/communications, positions and policy papers on Circularity and Low Carbon matters working closely with the Governmental affairs team.

This position will require approximately up to 20% travel in Europe.

This is who you are

You are already leading advocacy or communications campaigns on behalf of a company or a trade association. You possess strong interpersonal skills and you are a professional demeanor who is service orientated. You effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment. Writing is one of your strengths. 

This is what you bring

  • Min Bachelor's (University) Degree required;
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in in either government, public service, EU institutions, industry or trade associations or international company;
  • Experience in a commercially oriented role such as marketing or sales. Having experience on communication would be preferred;
  • Ability to identify and build strong working relationships with public officials and other key stakeholders in the region;
  • Petrochemical, oil/gas, polymer industry experience is a plus;
  • Fluent in English is a must and any other 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 two 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 sr 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 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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