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Shell Planning Analyst in The Hague,


Job Title:

Planning Analyst

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

If you are as excited about data as we are and you like to tell the story behind the data, we can give you the chance to do so by contributing to a robust IT strategy that aligns with strategic business requirements across Global functions IT.

Where you fit

Shell’s digital transformation is visible through the sophisticated products, tools and services being developed and deployed at a rapid pace. In a period of such rapid change, it is critical we continue to deliver both value and results for our shareholders supported through insightful analysis and supporting narrative, as based on the story we tell our leaders make their decisions.

The planning and appraisal team supports this transformation within one of Shell’s four lines of business, Global functions. Home to corporate functions like HR IT & Finance IT, the team ensures that our leaders have timely, accurate information at their fingertips. Our team have a diverse set of activities, from many short-term queries as well as working on longer term assignments across time, geographical, and cultural boundaries to drive results.

What’s the role?

As a Planning analyst you will be responsible for ensuring performance against the plan is continually tracked and reported, by providing insightful, predictive analysis. You will also track the health and Net present value (NPV) of ongoing Investments to ensure no value leakage, in addition to ensuring that all business critical KPI’s are tracked and monitored.

The work activities performed are diverse, varying from analytical skills to interpret data for executive reporting purposes, to being innovative and detail-oriented when problem solving, to professionally communicating and presenting tasks performed as part of one-off pieces of work, or a regular activity. For many of these activities, sole responsibility for work must taken by you.

More specific responsibilities will include:

  • Drive integration across IT Engineering, Business IT and Strategy & Portfolio to ensure best in class performance and constructive collaboration;

  • Continue to support our Power BI capability and look for opportunities to unlock more advanced analytical capabilities;

  • Deliver, through the natural team, a value adding operating plan that is strategically aligned and quarterly Latest Estimates through the Quarterly Rolling Forecast (QRF) process;

  • Work closely with finance, IT, Strategy & Portfolio managers and IT Advisors to ensure high quality information is available to support planning and appraisal processes and prepare insightful information using advanced analytics to facilitate decision making;

  • Spearhead improvement initiatives from the Planning Team across the organization with a strong focus on continuous improvement;

  • Ensure KPI data and analysis are available when required;

  • Coordinate the data acquisition and analysis of benchmarks and dashboards;

  • Analyzing internal (e.g. portfolio comparisons) and external (e.g. Full Spend Benchmark) data and benchmarks.

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IT Strategy, Planning & Portfolio Mgt

Country of Work Location:

Netherlands, United Kingdom

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

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.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

The Hague


What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from you if you have a consulting background, preferably with experience in a Finance and IT environment. Next to your bachelor’s or master’s degree, we hope to see as many of the following on your CV.

  • Strong business analysis skills;

  • Numerically literate

  • Good knowledge of and experience with Power BI (or similar tools), PowerPoint and Excel;

  • A virtual team worker with the ability to work across time, geographical, and cultural boundaries to drive results;

  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills: proven skills and experience in delivering by influence through others; and capable of identifying and interacting with different (senior) stakeholders;

  • The ability to prioritise many activities and deal with multiple, sometimes demanding, stakeholders simultaneously is important.

City, State (if applicable):

The Hague