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Shell Market Data Consultant in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

Market Data Consultant

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Job Description:

Are you a procurement professional who is passionate about data platforms and analysis? Do you enjoy managing relationships with challenging suppliers and stakeholders? If so, then this role could be your chance to make a mark in the energy industry. You’ll grow within a supportive, global company powering the lives of billions.

Where you fit in

Expect lots of support and encouragement while you’re here. You’ll be working alongside people who love what they do and enjoy sharing their enthusiasm with everyone around them. This role is your opportunity to cover many different areas within Shell and help to negotiate complex contracts which will have a huge impact on our business. This role is for someone who is passionate about Face to Face negotiations, enjoys building relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders alike. You will have a great opportunity to build a vast network across Shell including our Trading and New Energies businesses, whilst working in a fast paced and exciting environment.

What’s the role?

As a Market Data Consultant, you will drive negotiations with our key data subscription suppliers whilst also building a strong internal network at Shell. We’ll entrust you with ensuring delivery and effective management of contracts while driving value improvement targets.

You’ll be expected to:

  • Proactively identify & understand commercial/procurement needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively propose competitive solutions;

  • Manage Supplier Relationships effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement via relevant contract key metrics;

  • Develop and maintain strong and long-term business relationships with the External Information Sources suppliers;

  • Build and maintain a strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities;

  • Build effective working relationships with others and make a constructive contribution within the immediate team;

  • Ensure application of the End to End procurement process, using commercial judgment, common sense and a simplification mind-set,

  • Understand the difference between non-negotiable compliance elements (Safety, E&C, Code of Conduct, Law) and CP operating practices, while always keeping enterprise business value in focus;

  • Actively seek to develop alternative sources of supply and/or commercial models to ensure optimal value for money is delivered to Shell

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Contracting and Procurement

Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Employment Type:

Full Time

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.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

London - Shell Centre


What we need from you:

When it comes to nurturing collaborative stakeholder relations, it’s your excellent people skills that will make the difference.

We’re keen to hear from passionate individuals who are highly driven, possess a ‘can do’ attitude and a professional with a proven track record of commercial acumen. Someone with strong and proven Interpersonal, Influencing & Stakeholder Management Skills. Beyond that, we’d hope to see the following on your CV:

  • A degree in a Commercial discipline;

  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory;

  • An interest/background in data analysis, data platforms, etc. is preferred but not essential

  • Experience in procuring / working with subscription-based data services would be a plus

  • Highly tuned commercial acumen and curiosity with demonstrated ability to develop and deliver value from complex deals;

  • Proven experience in managing relationships internally and externally

  • Proven experience in complex contract negotiations & proven experience in Post Award Contract Management/Supplier Management.

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