Shell Chief Data Officer in The Hague, NL,


Job Title:

Chief Data Officer

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

What’s the role?

Reporting to our Group IT Chief Data Officer in our CIO office and working in close partnership with the business, you’ll lead the Data & Analytics (D&A) strategy and influence delivery to drive Value from Data (VfD) for a Shell operational organisation. You’ll be a data champion, identifying opportunities that exploit new technology, digitalization and Data and Anlaytics (D&A) and helping us to derive maximum value from data.

Accountable for a data value funnel worth +$100m, your challenge will be to navigate a rapidly evolving landscape and to mature some currently fragmented technology, striking the right balance between sustainability and innovation. To succeed, you’ll need to work through complex interfaces across organizational and geographic boundaries, skillfully managing senior stakeholders to bring alignment and integration across the different areas.

Your remit includes:

  • Value Funnel Support: identifying how we derive value from data (VfD) and embedding this into our strategy; making sure investments support the VfD funnel.

  • Establishing strong data foundations: To support Digital Roadmaps (Spanning Data Governance, Data Models & Flows, Data Quality, Data Architecture)

  • Ensuring the business function has a robust and well-working delivery engine across all opportunity types (Data Management, Information Management, Compliance Management, Management Information and Analytics.)

  • Creating and leading a VfD natural team and making sure it’s well connected to the business.

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Country of Work Location:

Netherlands, United Kingdom

Company Description:

The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.


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Work Location:

The Hague


What we need from you:

  • You’ll bring us the fruits of your significant experience of developing and managing Data and Analytics strategy into a business strategy within complex international organisations and IT (technical situations), having frequently interacted with senior IT Leadership.

  • You’ve shown you can think strategically, build a shared vision and articulate it in a way that wins support across the wider team and organisation. You have a proven record of delivering value, from opportunity identification to delivery, even when there are unknowns or incomplete information.

Personally, you’ll need to be a self-starter who can focus your efforts aligned to commercial objectives. You will need well-honed communication and senior stakeholder management skills. You are someone who enjoys building and coaching teams to confidently meet new challenges.

City, State (if applicable):

The Hague, NL