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Shell External Relations Advisor (Regulatory Consultation) - Calgary, AB in Calgary, Alberta


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External Relations Advisor (Regulatory Consultation) - Calgary, AB

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Job Description:

The successful candidate will join the External Relations Team (ER) in creating business value by enabling Shell’s purpose and strategy by building trust-based relationships with stakeholders, leveraging our brand and reputation, and by making a positive impact on the local communities and wider societies in which we work.

Other accountabilities include:

  • Providing ER support at the Upstream asset level, supporting the business’ license to operate and grow.

  • Providing support on integrating non-technical risk (NTR) management across the functions.

  • Leading and implementing consultation and participant involvement activities and plans within the Alberta Light Tight Oil (ALTO) business.

  • Lead the interpretation and delivery of public participation and stakeholder engagement requirements for the asset.

  • Contribute effectively to the asset license delivery team to deliver the business plan for ALTO.

  • Provide strategic and technical advice to the license delivery team on consultation and permitting requirements for project plans and design changes.

  • Support the delivery of stakeholder engagement, social performance, and consultation activities to deliver projects and protect Shell’s reputation.

  • Work with other teams to develop mitigation measures when there are concerns raised through the stakeholder engagement and consultation process. This includes working in partnership with Government Relations, Safety/Environment, Wells, Projects, Operations and other related functions.

  • Maintain team visual boards used to coordinate the business.

  • Advise the asset on activities, budgets and timing associated with stakeholder engagement and consultation.

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Canada, we have operated for over a century and are a major producer and marketer of oil, gas and petrochemicals, Canada’s largest producer of sulphur and a significant oil sands developer. 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.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

Calgary - Shell Centre


  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without sponsorship.

  • Minimum 5 years of previous experience in stakeholder engagement or consultation.

  • Bachelor’s degree or related technical diploma required.

  • Strong knowledge of licensing requirements/regulatory processes for Alberta Oil & Gas developments, as well as experience with Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) submissions.

  • An understanding of broad energy industry issues and stakeholder perspectives.

  • Ability to think strategically, translate business objectives into multi-channel communication plans and secure the trust of senior business leaders.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including sound writing and speaking skills, and experience in issues management, stakeholder engagement, and the identification/management of non-technical risks and key stakeholder relationships that may impact Shell’s reputation.

  • Strong listening and influencing skills to enlist involvement/support from all levels, inside and outside organization.

  • Capable of interfacing and coordinating with wide variety of groups, inclusive in approach.

  • Proven track record as self-starter, willingness to assume management of complex projects, pay attention to detail and set priorities to meet deadlines.

City, State (if applicable):

Calgary, AB