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maart 2022

Regulatory Affairs Manager – GIDARA Energy – Nootdorp – INGEVULD

By | Renewables | No Comments

GIDARA Energy has the ambition to become a global processing company converting non-recyclable waste into valuable chemical building blocks and advanced biofuels. GIDARA Energy develops its own projects from initial concept based on own proprietary technology into full operations.

It is essential for GIDARA Energy to develop deep understanding of the current regulatory framework driving demand for renewable fuels and chemicals today. Also, they need to anticipate, monitor and interpret future regulatory changes impacting their products to manage challenges and opportunities.

Policies and laws impacting feedstocks and their acceptability and classifications are further important areas for them to comprehend and appreciate.

They will build relationships with relevant authorities and other stakeholders enabling them to support and influence policy making at both EU and key member state level as well as the UK as initial focus areas.

GIDARA Energy is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Manager to become a recognised expert in above mentioned key policy areas impacting their business and to manage the interface with governmental bodies and other key stakeholders.


  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of current and future regulations that may impact GIDARA Energy’s products and feedstocks, at both EU and member state level.
  • Interpret that understanding to explain impact on GIDARA Energy’s business and provide timely advise on regulatory requirements and input into business strategy formulation.
  • Oversee the necessary value chain of the products with essential technologies and understands the work processes during the project lifecycle.
  • Provide relevant input on requirements and opportunities for individual plants based on regulatory frameworks applicable to a given location.
  • Engage with regulatory authorities for marketing authorisation and/or interpretations of regulations.
  • Liaise with relevant sustainability certification bodies to ensure that all applicable accreditations are obtained.
  • Gather and evaluate data that has been researched by colleagues from different disciplines including business development and technology experts and provide feedback from regulatory perspectives.
  • Develop and maintain a road map for business development concerning regulations and resulting business opportunities.
  • Explore for and exploit available subsidies that any of GIDARA Energy’s projects may be eligible for.
  • Understand the landscape of relevant industry bodies / trade associations, propose relevant memberships and represent Gidara Energy and its interests in these groups.
  • Monitor and share energy and climate related news.

Reports to:

  • The Chief Commercial Officer of the Company.


You bring the following competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in relevant academic field
  • Additional academic qualifications in process engineering or technical business management is desirable 
  • Minimum ten years of relevant work experience, preferably with producing companies in the energy and/or chemicals sector
  • Working experience and existing network with governmental authorities and regulatory affairs
  • Existing knowledge of relevant EU regulations 
  • Strong analytical skills for interpretation of complex regulatory frameworks to inform business strategy formulation
  • Ability to represent GIDARA Energy before various audiences including public institutions and industry bodies to influence the debate and present GIDARA Energy as a thought leader in its field
  • Basic understanding on life cycle analysis and greenhouse gas emission calculation concepts
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other European languages would be an asset
  • Good communication skills in English and Dutch
  • Work and residency permit for the Netherlands

Soft skills and behaviour:

  • Open and communicative team player
  • Excellent networking skills (external and internal),
  • Influencing and interpersonal skills

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Develop a roadmap with priorities and opportunities based on possible product portfolio.
  • Develop in conjunction with authorities unique selling points for GIDARA Energy
  • Integrated network set up for the GIDARA Energy business.

Preferred location:

  • GIDARA Energy is developing its business in Mainland Europe but also in the UK it is expected that the work location is flexible, and RAO is expected on a frequent basis in the staff office in Amsterdam.


€ 125.000 – 150.000 + bonus + secundary package + training opportunities

Manager Maintenance Engineering – Lyondellbasell – Moerdijk

By | Petrochemie | No Comments

LyondellBasell 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 polymer compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies.


You are responsible for managing the technical reliability for our Catalloy and Polybutene plants. Because the size (150 employees) of the facility you will deal with a great variety of disciplines.

As a Manager Maintenance Engineering at LyondellBasell you are part of the Maintenance & Site Projects organisation which includes 40 employees and fixed contractors.


Lead a multidisciplinary team of 7 engineers such as maintenance engineers, reliability engineer and process control engineers. Next to this you perform engineering activities yourself.

  • Daily supervision of the engineering department. Direct, coach, help the team to achieve the targets and have success by creating the right preconditions and ensure/stimulate team spirit.
  • Key role in the maintenance & site projects department management team. This consists of the supervisor execution, supervisor projects & outages and staff functions.
  • Substitution of manager maintenance & site projects if absent or upon request.
  • End responsible for achieving the department KPI targets.
  • Monthly communication of budget forecast within the influence of the department whereby the target is to stay within the budget.
  • Yearly delivery of extraordinary maintenance expenditure estimation for next year budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate maintenance strategy is implemented for the plants, optimized and guard the execution.
  • Responsible for setting-up and actively update a long-term integrity/reliability plan by identifying maintenance or replacement projects, obsolescence, etc. and integrate into the investment plan.
  • Leading assigned projects and act as scope engineer.
  • Deliver and challenge shutdown and turnaround scopes.
  • Multidisciplinary identification of bad actors, performance killers and schedule breakers and making proposals for improvements.
  • Provide technical advice and support in case of complex or major technical failures.
  • Lead, perform or participate in root cause analysis studies of complex or major technical failures.
  • Identify opportunities that increase reliability or reduce maintenance costs.
  • Determine an optimal spare parts strategy (what, how much, obsolescence, …).
  • Continuous improvement of work processes (prepare and report KPIs, define and implement actions from results and give feedback).
  • Participate in the call out schedule.


You are a pragmatic team player, improvement focused and goal driven  with excellent communication skills.

You lead, connect and guide people, take initiative and take responsibility.

You have proven extensive reliability- maintenance- asset management knowledge You are proactive and always looking forward.

  • Masters’ or Bachelors’ degree in engineering.
  • Minimal 5 years’ experience in comparable role(s) at capital intensive production assets.
  • Proven experience in reliability management and accompanied processes.


€ 90.000 – 110.000 + bonus + excellent secundairy package

Commercial Manager – Vopak – Rotterdam – INGEVULD

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Onze opdrachtgever is ’s werelds grootste onafhankelijke dienstverlener in tankopslag, gespecialiseerd in de opslag en overslag van vloeibare bulk chemicaliën, gassen en olieproducten. Hun wereldwijde netwerk van terminals zijn gesitueerd op strategische plaatsen ten opzichte van de belangrijkste vaarroutes.

Ten behoeve van een cluster aan terminals in Nederland zijn wij op zoek naar een

Commercial Manager.

Verantwoordelijkheden: ntb

Construction Supervisor a.i. – LBC Tank Terminals – Rotterdam – INGEVULD

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Voor onze opdrachtgever, internationaal actief in op- en overslag van liquid bulks binnen de petrochemie, zijn wij op zoek naar een Supervisor p/m.

Taken: Actief in de voorbereiding van de diverse projecten en de begeleiding van de contractors op site tijdens de uitvoering van verschillende commercieel en onderhoudsgerelateerde projecten. Sturing op veiligheid, kwaliteit, tijd en budget.

Mooie rol bij terminal operator waar de komende jaren een groot portfolio aan projecten gerealiseerd zal gaan worden.

Start zsm, voor minimale projectduur van 12 maanden