Shell Project Leader in Pernis, Netherlands


Job Title:

Project Leader

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

Do you want to boost your expertise on one of Europe’s most complex petrochemicals sites? Then this could be the ideal outlet for your skills.

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Leader to join our team in Pernis.

Join Shell at Pernis – one of Europe’s largest petrochemicals sites – and you’ll find ample opportunities to exploit and deepen your skills in a complex and diverse organization. We’ve fostered a culture where the men and women on site truly care about each other and work together to improve safety, reliability, environmental performance and operating costs.

What’s the role?

The aim of the role is to manage a portfolio of projects from concept to completion, according to HSE standards, within budget, time and quality requirements. The Project Manager carries single point accountability for safety, costs, schedule and agreed scope of projects.

This position focusses on delivering projects in Oil Movement area of Pernis, and entails projects to generate additional margin (growth projects), improve environmental performance and to secure integrity of the assets. Projects in other production units of refinery is possible as well.

A project leader manages projects in various phases with an average annual expenditure of typically 10 MM USD. Projects range up to 20 MM USD per project. The number of projects varies depending on size, complexity and investment climate.

Auto req ID:


Country of Work Location:


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.


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:



What do we need from you?

To be successful in this role you have as a minimum

*a Bachelor degree, preferable in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

*10 years of experience in refining or petrochemical Industry

*5 years of experience as a Project Manager in an operational environment similar to Pernis (front and development)

*strong communication and listening skills in both Dutch and English

City, State (if applicable):