Jobs for Veterans, Veteran Job Board |

Post Jobs

Job Information

Shell IT Chief Data Officer Finance in London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom


Job Title:

IT Chief Data Officer Finance

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

The role of Chief Data Officer – Finance IT, will be part of the far-reaching team that will help us achieve these ambitions. Your unique mix of IT expertise and business analysis will be crucial in creating a strong strategic direction, and embedding the pivotal role of finance across Shell. You’ll also be expected to:

  • Develop the finance data strategy, leveraging transformational shifts in next generation Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) and Enterprise Performance management (EPM).

  • Act as a focal point for Finance IT to drive the Value from Data (VfD) through delivering the Finance strategy and developing future opportunities by understanding the business goals and drivers in support of ‘World Class Finance’.

  • Support the Finance IT roadmap, in particular ensuring data foundations are strategically considered.

  • Remove data obstacles and blockers to deliver the agreed Finance Data Strategy, ensuring a robust IT delivery engine for the opportunities in the data funnel.

Where you fit in

Shell Finance is already a leader in the application of data science, with a Data Operations team that’s rapidly growing. You’ll operate as a key person in the Finance IT team, using your natural people skills to lead and support your team, as well as nurture good working relationships with a wide range of senior IT and business stakeholders.

Auto req ID:



Technical Information and Data

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.


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 - Shell Centre


Naturally, you’re someone who’s passionate about how digitalisation can radically transform finance. Along with your experience in IT and finance, you’ll also have the senior leadership experience to drive results and partner with the business to support their strategic objectives. Beyond that we’re keen to hear from individuals with as many of the following:

  • IT Management experience leading data & information strategy & governance.

  • Expertise in data analytics, management information, information management and programme management

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with SAP (any product)

  • High level business partnering skills with the leadership experience in building relationships with senior stakeholders.

  • Experience of planning skills and business analysis.

  • Experience in the Finance domain and understanding of finance processes, supporting the Finance function from the IT side

City, State (if applicable):

London, United Kingdom