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Consultant Sustainable Procurement Capability Building (m/f/d)


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  79687
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Sustainable Procurement
Division:  Global Business Services

Are you looking for a position where you will be responsible for advancing our global procurement sustainability strategies across LyondellBasell? And do you bring expertise in both sustainability (Scope3 emissions) and procurement? 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.


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.


For our largest European production site in Wesseling/Knapsack near Cologne, we are looking for a


Consultant, Sustainability Procurement Capability Building (m/f/d)

LyondellBasell is advancing  its sustainability commitments, program execution and visibility with ambitious corporate sustainability strategies and targets. The role of a Consultant Sustainable Procurement for Learning is a role created to support the newly formed Sustainable Procurement organization and is critical for the successful delivery of LYB’s commitments to drive positive impact on the value chain and environmemt. This position acts as a Consultant to the Sustainable Procurement Team as part of Global Procurement Strategic Materials & Sustainable Solutions. It reports to the Senior Manager Global Sustainable Procurement.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • Assess the Sustainabiltiy training needs of LYB procurement functions and its suppliers in close collaboration with the Sustainable Procurement Ambassadors
    • Implement purposefull training and development plans, and facilitate training programs that accelerate sustainability capabilities of the LYB workforce and suppliers
    • Develop Supplier Development Framework and learning path for suppliers which should be embedded into the supplier evaluation cycle
    • Deliver engaging and inspiring sustainability related learning content
    • Regular review of external training resources (Together for Sustainability, Ecovadis etc.)
    • Close collaboration with the Global Learning Team to ensure that global learning standards will be applied and new ones explored
    • Work collaboratively across global functions to secure consensus from senior leaders and their teams to embed sustainability into their ways of working
    • Deliver engaging communication with internal partners, and suppliers




    • Graduate / Business or Engineering School or MBA
    • Min. 5-7 years work experience in Industry and/or consulting industry
    • Fluent in English both verbal and written
    • Excellent research skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment
    • Sustainability expertise or knowledge
    • Experience with or interest in building and engaging a community – leadership skills, great communication, clarity of thought
    • Collaborative approach to working with colleagues in other departments and from partner organisations -promoting discussion, dialogue and cooperation
    • Excellent communication and consulting skills
    • Comfortable and confident liaising with key stakeholders across various levels
    • Mission driven and wants to flourish in a global team working at the leading edge of sustainability.



    • Collaboration & Leadership  –  Lead peers and team members to shared goal and outcomes.
    • Manage Business Performance – Drive results thru organization and facilitation. Self-Motivated – Driven to operate and function independently at a high level and flexible to work on various projects.
    • Time Management – Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and activities effectively and efficiently; self-schedule. Ability to Collaborate – Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives within and across functions.
    • Analytical/Results Oriented – Ability to analyze data quickly and efficiently. Achieves results even in difficult circumstances and drives results
    • Ability to Cultivate Innovation – Ability to create new and better ways for the organization to be successful. Questions the status quo.
    • Afterhours work to meet deliverable due dates is required as needed.



What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international company that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth.


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For questions on the vacancy, please contact Mirjam Hauschildt, Human Resources,

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