The energy landscape is changing fast, and Shell is transitioning as well – not only to keep up with the external pace, but also to anticipate and shape a different future. The Corporate Relations function protects and grows value by supporting businesses’ growth and decarbonisation strategies through a sectoral approach, and by improving policy and advocacy outcomes. We will bring in the external perspectives, secure and drive Shell’s reputation, and values. Drawing on a strong base of professional excellence, we aspire to achieve integrated outcomes through effective engagement and communication with external and internal stakeholders.
Where you fit in
The Corporate Relations (CR) Adviser, Mobility, will report to the Deputy Head and Media Relations Lead, and is a key member of the CR Team for Shell Singapore. The CR Adviser works closely with the relevant businesses to enable the wider Mobility strategy, including the related Lubricants, Sectors & Decarbonisation – Construction & Road strategies, through the delivery of all aspects of strategic external and internal communications, government relations and advocacy. You will also manage media relations, as well as digital and social media for your business portfolio.
What’s the role?
Establish strong relationships with Shell Mobility, Lubricants and Sectors & Decarbonisation – Construction & Road business leaders and provide strategic CR counsel.
Develop, own, and execute the corporate relations strategies and plans for these businesses, while ensuring consistency with the overall objectives of Shell Singapore’s country reputation plan for the sectors involved as well as the company’s global plans. This will also involve management of government relations, as well as policy & regulatory advocacy where needed.
Delivery and implementation of the corporate relations strategies and plans would include defining:
Objectives of engagement
Narratives and messaging
Relevant internal and external stakeholders (public, government, staff, media etc.)
Risks, mitigation, and issues that may impact reputation
Support communications needs arising from issues and country crisis management.
What we need from you
Skills & Experience
Advanced degree preferred.
Strong knowledge of trends shaping the energy industry, energy transition, and climate change issues.
Proven experience in developing and implementing integrated communications and government engagement strategies and programmes;
Proven experience in managing the media, as well as digital and social media channels.
Proven experience in stakeholder management and engagement.
Minimum of 15 years of professional experience with at least 9 years in corporate communications or corporate affairs role (in-house or PR consultancy).
Excellence in listening, influencing, and communication, including writing and engagement skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills that build positive and trust-based relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
Strong experience in handling sensitive and confidential matters with integrity and discretion.
Strong ability to maintain level-headedness in the event of crisis.
Ability to work independently, balance competing priorities and manage workload.
Possess a learner and growth mindset:
Maximise value and performance by being collaborative, nimble, adaptable, having willingness to experiment and innovate.
Engage and inspire everyone to learn from mistakes and successes through role-modelling.
Inclusive and grow trust so people feel safe to speak up.
Support self and team’s well-being and maintain the highest standards of safety and care.
We are keen to support flexible working arrangements, subject to local regulations and legislative frameworks. If this is of interest to you, please describe in your application the type of flexible working arrangements for which you would like to be considered (e.g., part-time, job share).
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