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Shell IT Advisor - Trading/Front Office in London, United Kingdom

100805BR

Job Title:

IT Advisor - Trading/Front Office

No. of Positions:

1

Job Description:

Shell Energy Europe and Emissions Products (SE-EE) is part of Trading & Supply. It trades gas and power across Europe and emissions products (e.g. CO2) on a global basis. This IT Advisor role is focused on helping to develop and drive the power (electricity) strategy within SE-EE. Power trading is a new and rapidly expanding area with close links to the activities within New Energies. The scope covers renewable generation, power trading and operations, and supply to large industrial and commercial customers, and all the associated systems. The successful applicant the opportunity to directly influence this new business area.

The IT Advisor role provides support to the IT Manager (ITM) in delivering bottom line value to the business through implementation of innovative, new IT solutions and harvesting existing IT assets to enable the achievement of the business strategy, value drivers and KPIs. The key focus areas of the role are:

• Relationship management

• Business intelligence

• Integrated Business and IT strategy

• Innovation

• IT Portfolio Management

• Value Generation

Relationship Management: Support the ITM to drive a One Team mindset; work closely with business stakeholders (below VP/GM level) to understand and influence how IT and the business can align strategic success goals, challenging the business to deliver value for IT dollars invested. Works with the natural team in IT and supports the ITM to ensure all are operating with a commercial mindset and driving measurable value.

Business Intelligence: Understand the Business and Industry landscape, including strategic priorities, challenges and how this relates to the wider enterprise strategy and competitive landscape. Supports the ITM in contributing to business decisions through strong relationships, business and IT understanding and external market perspectives.

Integrated IT and Business Strategy: Understand the business and IT strategy, recognize how IT is contributing to the business top and bottom line while utilizing the existing landscape and identify opportunities to grow and transform the business through the deployment of processes, data and technology solutions. Works with business and IT to shape opportunities and align solutions with business strategies. Supports the ITM to captures and maintain the IT strategic response in the IT Strategic Plan.

Innovation: Supports the ITM to improve organizational performance through the application of original thinking to existing and emerging methods, processes, data, products and services.

IT Portfolio Management: Supports the ITM with managing demand, capturing detailed business requirements for review and agreed business outcomes. Supports the ITM with the IT Strategic Plan for their business area, ensuring decisions take into account the full lifecycle of the portfolio optimizing investments, operational costs, health and risks to drive business value.

Value Generation: Provides support to the ITM to develops robust business cases in partnership with business stakeholders and other IT areas, capturing IT expenditures, business changes and business benefits incorporating IT performance metrics, measurements and benefits.

Auto req ID:

100805BR

Skillpool:

IT Business Interface Management

Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Company Description:

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

Disclaimer:

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:

London - Strand

Requirements:

Skills & Requirements:

• The interest and ability to understand the business strategy, value drivers, processes and challenges and to use this to identify opportunities for IT to drive greater business value

• A good understanding of technology deployments in the market and their relevance to driving business value for their business area

• Strong business analysis skills and the ability to shape opportunities into project proposals

• Good communication and influencing skills and a collaborative approach for use in engaging with both business and IT stakeholders

• Previous experience identifying and maturing business IT opportunities

Additional Information :

This IT Advisor role is focused on helping to develop and drive the power (electricity) strategy within SE-EE. Power trading is a new and rapidly expanding area with close links to the activities within New Energies. The scope covers renewable generation, power trading and operations, and supply to large industrial and commercial customers, and all the associated systems. The successful applicant the opportunity to directly influence this new business area.

City, State (if applicable):

London

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