As a member of the Program and Project Management (P&PM) Capability Center at Shell, you will have the opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding environment that is fast paced and changing fundamentally as Shell transforms its business to meet the ambition to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050. In your program and project management career at Shell you will be expected to enact change and deliver value globally across business lines and geographies.
Project Managers plan, execute, and control a project or set of related projects to meet identified business requirements and deliver business value, through acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, risk, quality and benefits.
What’s the role?
Shell is looking for Program and Project Management professionals with proficiency across the following five key dimensions:
Program and project delivery skills in both agile and waterfall methodologies;
Domain knowledge and skills, such as Chemicals, Deepwater, Retail, Finance, Legal, HR, and Capital Project lines of business and functions;
Technology skills, such as cloud, mobile, software-as-a-service, and digital platforms;
Professional skills, such as leadership, communication and resilience; and
Entrepreneurial skills, such as a commitment to learning, critical thinking, storytelling, stakeholder management, and enabling value creation.
You will be expected to:
Agree and deliver a body of work, organised into programmes, projects and workstreams to agreed time, cost, quality, risk and benefit profiles, delivered within Shell's standards and controls framework;
Proactively analyse variances against plan to assess trends threatening agreed scope, time, cost, and quality commitments. Identify signs that a project may be at risk and take appropriate action;
Engage internal and external stakeholders such as users, customers or suppliers to fully benefit from the delivered products, services and changes;
Develop and execute appropriate change and engagement plans to achieve necessary behaviour changes in order to maximise benefits;
Align expectations and ensure that the decision-making of stakeholders happen in a timely and effective manner;
Mobilise and lead teams composed of a mixture of staff and suppliers across organisational boundaries. Ensure they have the necessary skills, capacity and experience to achieve the required outcomes;
Develop the skills of team members through coaching, delegation and providing stretching assignments;
Understand, assess and embed the right delivery methodologies, in light of project and business constraints;
Assess programme risks as they are encountered and evaluate trade-offs between cost, time, quality, risk and ultimately benefit, continuously managing the business cases of constituent projects and workstreams;
Ensure that all deliverables, whether software, hardware, processes, products or business change are fit for purpose and meet all relevant requirements; and
Ensure that the business value intended by the work is explicit, agreed and delivered.
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.
At least 10+ years in IT with 5+ years of experience in establishing and delivering progressively larger and more complex projects
General Retail knowledge and experience in Loyalty solutions
Experience with Point of Sales deployments, upgrades, defect tracking (preferred)
Experience in defining, reviewing and tracking delivery against contracts
Experience with designing and delivering solutions using Software as a Solution
Experience with vendor management on delivery, defect management and closeout
Knowledge of Canada not required but the willingness to learn is an asset
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.
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