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Subsidy Manager, EU


Wesseling, Nrth Rhine Westfalia, DE, 50389

Req ID:  80570
Facility:  Wesseling-501
Department:  Global Project Development
Division:  Operational Excellence, HSE and People a

LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Every day our employees of LyondellBasell work around the clock to reliably and safely deliver the plastics, chemicals, materials, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world´s biggest challenges. 


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


Subsidy Manager, EU (m/f/d)


This primary responsibility includes providing operational support of the subsidy/grant application process from initial identification of funding opportunities through proposal development/grant writing, submission and involvement in award negotiations through to execution, as well as ongoing management per requirements to ensure fully compliant and audit safe execution of value through obtained subsidies.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Analyze the market to identify subsidy opportunities aligned to LYB identified priorities.  This may include the identification of benefits and obligations, adherence to specific rules and internal procedures associated with the various funding sources
  • Manage the German and greater European funding applications in relation to the German projects and initiatives
  • Keep track of project submission timelines and deadlines and coordinate the process to meeting the delivery/submission dates.
  • Post application submittal, follow applications through approval, through execution of funds and ensure all requirements are met to sustain subsidies over time
  • Develop, execute and assure compliant and audit-trail safe execution processes integrated within LYB’s systems and ensure compliance with requisite funding authorities.
  • Support the portfolio of investments LYB is planning as part of our Sustainability Strategy in Germany, and later in the Netherlands.
  • Alignment and close cooperation with multiple internal and external functions and stakeholders to ensure alignment and prioritization
  • Support in negotiations of grant agreements



  • Graduare / Business or Engineering School or MBA
  • at least 10 years of experience in chemical industry 
  • Some years of experience with EU, ideally in German environment, and/or national funding programs is needed
  • Demonstrated competency to lead and manage complex cross-functional initiatives  
  • German and English fluent (written and spoken), plus additional European languages would be a plus



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.

Contact for more information

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

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