Regional President, EMEA

EMEA · Baar, Zug
Department EMEA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Executive

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of Li-Cycle Corp., the Regional President, EMEA, is responsible for developing and expanding the Li-Cycle business in the EMEA markets, driving profitable growth and ensuring our market-leadership position. This position requires a seasoned executive aligned with our vision and strategy, who is nimble enough to create and lead a team that executes the strategy in an ever-changing market.  They will have full P/L responsibility for the region, including managing our proprietary Spoke & Hub Technology operations, our commercial agreements, as well as oversight of all other aspects of the Li-Cycle EMEA business. They will work closely with their global counterparts as we identify future global commercial agreements and the sites of our future Spokes and Hubs. Once built by the global teams, the Regional President will lead, direct and manage all aspects of the Operations and Commercial teams in their region, with support from the Shared Services functions, driving for profitable growth, operational excellence and efficiency, whilst serving the local, regional and global markets with our closed loop processes for manufacturing scrap and end of life batteries. 

Our ideal candidate is a driven individual with high attention to detail and organization, the ability to be agile, nimble and decisive across a variety of situations. The ideal candidate must have a positive “can-do” attitude to work in our fast-paced, innovative and fast-paced environment.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the safety, health, environment and quality initiatives in all aspects of the EMEA business
  • Full profit/loss accountability for the Region
  • Efficient operations of Spoke and Hubs
  • Commercial sourcing for Spokes and Hubs
  • Commercial sales of all products
  • Coordinate with Corporate teams on global partnerships and the building of future Spoke and Hub capital projects
  • Attract, develop and retain the top talent needed for our success
  • Manage all local government relations
  • Fully utilize corporate functional team leaders in region:  Finance, Legal, HR, IT and SHEQ to drive the growth plans and meet the P/L targets
  • Serve on the Executive Leadership Team
  • Lead the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process for optimization w/in the region
  • Manage the relationships and commercial agreements with Joint Ventures in region


Job Qualifications:

  • 15 or more years of experience in a fast-paced senior executive role in an engineering or technical organization preferred,
  • Demonstrated progressive experience with building and leading high-performing teams that deliver on high-growth targets,
  • Experience leading a fast paced/rapidly growing cleantech, manufacturing or engineering environment an asset,
  • Strong operational experience, bringing major capital projects to operational readiness and ongoing sustainable success,
  • Strong commercial experience, ability to develop relationship with our key customers and negotiate favorable contractual terms and conditions for our long term and short term success,
  • Managing, leading and inspiring a diverse workforce (both salaried and hourly) to achieve our goals, safely,
  • Experience in managing all financial aspects of the business, from budgeting, KPIs, capital projects, all to drive operational efficiency and commercial success,
  • The ability to multi-task and adapt to change in our fast-paced dynamic environment, and an ability to know when to be strategic and when to be hands-on and tactical,
  • Experience in a global organization, with a collaborative approach to manage global support functions such as finance, HR and IT,
  • A passionate champion for safety and the environment,
  • A high degree of professionalism and independence with excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to role model our values and culture.


  • Ideally a Chemical Engineering or similar Bachelors’ degree
  • Post-secondary degree is preferred in business or equivalent combination of education and experience

Core Competencies:

  • A hands-on contributor with a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environment
  • Ability to deal with sensitive topics in a tactful, diplomatic and professional matter at all times.
  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Proactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail; and demands the same from their team
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and creative problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional oral communication, writing and editing skills
  • Excellent telephone and email etiquette
  • Motivated, methodical, and optimistic

About Li-Cycle:

Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries, while creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, energy storage, consumer electronics, and other industrial and household applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better manage battery manufacturing waste and end-of-life batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade raw materials through a closed-loop solution. For more information, visit

For more information, you can view Li-Cycle's corporate video here:

Li-Cycle is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Li-Cycle are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Li-Cycle is focused on providing a barrier free Recruitment & Selection process. We will focus on experience and skills and will not discriminate against candidates who have a disability or require an accommodation throughout the Recruitment & Selection process.

Interested candidates should apply to Li-Cycle directly by submitting their resume through the Li-Cycle Career's page. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Location
    Baar, Zug
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Executive