IT Advisor (Power)

The Role

Where you fit in

Shell’s global Trading and Supply business is one of the largest energy trading operations in the world with key hubs in Singapore, Dubai, Houston, London, and Rotterdam, trading in crude oil, natural gas, LNG, electrical power etc. Our business in Asia has set huge growth targets for the coming years with major focus on green and sustainable energy.

To accelerate our ambitious delivery goals and energy transition targets in Asia, our power trading division in the region is looking for digital power (electricity) domain subject matter expert (SME).

If you are:

  • Seeking an opportunity to use your knowledge of the power domain digital technology to drive an ambitious vision for growth and net zero

  • Committed to being the best version of yourself and helping others to learn and generate new ideas that make life better for you, your colleagues, and our business

  • Commercially minded, self-starter with the energy and commitment to drive opportunities from identification to realization

Read on to find out more!

What’s the role?

As an IDT Advisor – Power , you will touch the whole spectrum of IT delivery – identifying and defining the business needs of the users and stakeholders, guiding solution design to meet those business needs in line with both, business and IT, strategic roadmaps, ensuring seamless fit between processes, training, and solutions, protecting and exploiting value realization of product and information management investments, all in close alignment with the natural team (i.e. group of team members from different parts of Shell working on a common project/product delivery). You will also play a leadership role within the natural team through coaching, teaching and supporting other team members, participating in the delivery team leadership discussions, and for those coming with technical expertise, serving as the Tech Lead for the domain. You will report to the IT and Digital Manager for Asia based in Singapore

Your further accountabilities include the following:

  • Influencing, helping shape, and ensuring all delivery preserves or aligns to the portfolio / product roadmap and strategies.

  • Developing and maintaining a strong domain expertise with deep process, data, and tools knowledge within the portfolio.

  • Creating a collaborative and learner mindset environment to spread business/technical knowledge across natural teams.

  • In association with the IT support organization, ensuring the stability, integrity and performance of the operational environments and the realization of identified improvement opportunities and requirements.

  • Handing over knowledge to the IT support organization to enable supportability of operational environments

  • Facilitating seamless integration with other product/application delivery teams to enable end to end delivery of services to the Business.

  • Initiating and driving the execution of small enhancement activities.

  • Building trusted partnerships across multiple stakeholders such as Business Interface Managers, business partners, suppliers, project/product team members, and the IT support organization.

  • Providing consultancy and occasionally leading initiatives to support operations in security, incident/problem management, change management and other run and maintain activities.

  • Partnering with Data and Solution Architects to ensure correct translation of specifications/design into high level design and technical specifications.

  • Ensuring compliance of design with the principles of simplification and standardization.

  • Supporting the development of Training Material.

  • In some cases, play a lead role to manage delivery of enhancements and small projects.

  • You will also be expected to focus on a specific product or project where you will play both a key delivery and strategic role. You’ll thrive as the expert and go-to person in the area for many of the design, strategy and other ongoing activities and initiatives alluded to in the accountabilities list above.

What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from individuals who have extensive experience within a power / electricity domain, who aspire to embed themselves in our team, grow into an SME as outlined above and contribute to the growth of Shell’s journey towards net zero.

Suitable candidates will come with deep experience working as an IT advisor in the power industry, with knowledge of end-to-end technology capability of the integrated power value chain. You would have experience working in some of these environments:

  • Power generation

  • Power and/or environmental products trading

  • Power retail businesses

  • Experience with applying market analysis and fundamentals technology capabilities to power products markets

Further requirements are as follows:

  • 7+ years of total experience in IT with at least 2+ years in close partnership with development teams and businesses.

  • 3+ years of experience in the power domain businesses, with a deep knowledge of IT and business landscape.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Committed to learning and staying abreast to internal and external trends and best practices

  • Capacity to cultivate and continuously expand expertise in a domain.

  • Able to act as a focal point for a specialized area (technical or business), able to lead teams without formal authority, while managing multiple competing priorities.

  • Excellent communication skills, being comfortable interacting with and able to communicate clearly with senior stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to deal with conflict and ambiguity effectively.

  • Team player. Able to work effectively with all levels and parts of business and IT organization.

  • Ability to work effectively in virtual, geographically dispersed, cross-cultural environments.

More about Shell!

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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