Business Risk Lead

The Role

What is the role

Member of the Shell Energy Americas Business Integration & Assurance (BIA) team of business risk and controls specialists and analysts who are responsible for implementation, monitoring, and management of daily controls for operational and/or compliance risks associated with trading of natural gas, electricity, and environmental products.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the front office teams understand the risk in their business "front-to-back" and coordinates risk management activity across a variety of Risk Types
  • Provides voice of the business input to Operational Risk and Compliance.
  • Reviews and assesses the design and effectiveness of business controls for Compliance and Operational risk while providing independent challenge and independent assurance for cross-LOB projects
  • Participating in the development and continuous improvement of the SEAm LT quarterly GRCA process.
  • Facilitates documentation of Control Learning Events (or equivalent “lessons learned”) and, where appropriate, facilitates the “read across” in the LoB / T&S.
  • Performing assurance reviews on Work closely with Commercial and IT to Identify opportunities and suggesting enhancements and automation for improving workflows and reporting. business controls
  • Engaging with variety of stakeholders across the organization (including senior stakeholders) as necessary to fulfill responsibilities
  • Working closely with other members of BIA team to deliver team objectives and business results.
  • Monitor and provide assurance on business controls: generating reports, analyzing data, identifying trends, insights, issues, gaps and recommending mitigations.
  • Identifying stakeholders and building relationships to deliver fit for purpose and high-quality service.

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.
  • A degree in finance, business, or related field from an accredited university
  • 10 or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Extensive experience in a trading or banking environment with solid understanding of business processes, risk management, business controls, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient with MS Excel and other office products.
  • Familiarity with Trading systems especially Endur and Nucleus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret complex trade related activities
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with all levels of staff and management.
  • Team player, disciplined, self-starter and results oriented.
  • Demonstrated learning agility in high stress, ambiguous and unfamiliar situations.

Preferred Experience:

  • Market Risk, Credit Risk or Operational Risk experience working in a gas and power trading environment.
  • Experience in commodities markets, derivative products, trading platforms and operations.
  • Experience leading teams and/or projects
  • Experience working in a regulated commercial business.
  • Experience with business process mapping, gap analysis, design, and implementation.
  • Proficiency in Power BI and Power Automate.

Company description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

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.

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