IDT Portfolio Manager – SENA Gas Trading

Job Description

The Role

Where you fit in

Shell Trading and Supply is the world's largest Energy Trader. It combines a global network of trading companies, industry leading shipping and maritime capabilities, and an integrated network of supply and distribution activities to act as the central integrator for Royal Dutch Shell. Our trading capability, deep market knowledge, global portfolio and end-to-end integration within Shell creates opportunities to deliver value for our customers and for Shell across Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies. Through our main trading offices in London, Houston, Singapore, Dubai and Rotterdam we trade crude oil, natural gas, LNG, electricity, refined products, chemical feedstocks and environmental products. With more than 125 distribution terminals and hundreds of outside supply points in around 25 countries, our supply and distribution infrastructure is well positioned to make deliveries around the world. Trading is at the centre of the Shell's Energy Transition and Decarbonisation plans, working closely with New Energies and the wider business to develop lower carbon solutions, driven through technology and data. If you would like to be at the centre of Shell's future, join Trading & Supply and play a part in the delivery of our energy future.

What’s the role?

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for the value delivery of technology development scope not enabled through product management across a subset of an IT business portfolio, or its full extent (as directed by the ITGM) aligned to clusters of applications.  The scope of this role includes two Super Prime applications– Endur GP NA and Synapse, the legacy data warehouse for SEAm Gas Trading.  The interfaces to connected applications are also the responsibility of the Portfolio Manager.  Business stakeholders span the deal life cycle functions – from Contracts and Origination to Settlements and Accounting.  There are approximately 450 application users across the Americas and Asia.  The Portfolio Manager collaborates with these business stakeholders to ensure that technology development is correctly structured to enable the target business vision, roadmap, and fulfils agreed KPIs irrespective of technology and associated lifecycles. He or she has full oversight to TCO and orchestrates associated activity for EOL. He or she manages risk and compliance to Enterprise IT standards across their scope, raising and managing escalations across the broader IT organisation, where required, driving these to resolution. He or she ensures that demand is correctly managed and corresponding capability requests raised and fulfilled in a timely manner, working across the Business Facing Natural Team to guarantee fulfilment.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Delivery Management & Assurance

  • Enterprise Compliance

  • Value Generation & Protection

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Business Intelligence

  • Innovation

What we need from you?

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or any related degree is required.

  • Senior experience in a leadership role. Must have previous supervisory experience as this role will manage a team.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in IT in the power or gas trading business is required

  • Observable IT portfolio management skills (value, demand, budget, lifecycle)

  • Demonstrated leadership and team enablement skills centered on collaboration and ability to inspire innovation and consumer orientation across teams

  • Ability to work through complexity and across organizational boundaries to broker agreements and bring together the right capabilities at the right time

  • Strong commercial mindset enabled by rounded understanding of business, consumer, and technology

  • Ability to strongly focus on both business value delivery, as well as assessing those technical debt items that require attention, and capable of communicating that value to business stakeholders as well.

  • Adept at influencing and challenging at senior levels to achieve the right outcomes across business and technology environments

  • Broad network beyond Shell into peer organizations, technology partners, and thought leaders

  • Ability to build and lead high performing IT natural teams focused around driving greater business value and recognized across Shell as doing so

  • Resilience, courage, and the willingness to challenge and manage business expectations

  • Solid understanding of the deal life cycle for Natural Gas

  • Deep knowledge of Energy Trading and Risk Management software (Endur a plus).

  • Understanding of CICD concepts and how to apply those principles and techniques.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong leader and team player.  Able to motivate, collaborate, proactively communicate and share understanding and experience within a team.
  • Knowledge and experience working in Agile or Product Delivery Team models.
  • Solid understanding of the deal life cycle for Natural Gas
  • Deep knowledge of Energy Trading and Risk Management software (Endur a plus).
  • Understanding of CICD concepts and how to apply those principles and techniques.
  • Keeps up-to-date knowledge of the energy industry and energy trading
  • Capable of taking a “fit for purpose” view on process and delivery.   Able to eliminate waste and focus on business value delivery.
  • Comfortable talking to business users and can translate business needs into tangible user stories or requirements
  • Clear communicator and able to work in a multicultural/lingual environment
  • Uses best practice analysis techniques but can change approach according to conflicting timelines/risks involved
  • Uses initiative and owns their deliverables end-to-end
  • Brings ideas to the table, is inquisitive and excited by new technology
  • Used to working in a flexible, independent manner on a mixture of small unstructured and large structured items

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