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Shell Marine Contract Holder in Perth, Australia


Job Title:

Marine Contract Holder

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Job Description:

The Prelude FLNG facility is stationed approximately 450 km North of North East of Broome, Western Australia, in Australian Commonwealth Ocean waters of 250 meters depth. It is one of the first of its kind, comprising of sub-sea wells tied back to a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, which encompasses gas processing and liquefied through to LNG/LPG/Condensate storage and offloading, with the requisite supporting marine and utilities facilities. It is Shell Development Australia’s first operating asset.

What is the role?

Shell’s Prelude FLNG is an operating asset on its journey to stable operations. We are adding capacity into the business to help us achieve this and ensure our focus remains on a facility that is safe, robust, reliable and with high availability to enable continuous, stable LNG production.

We are looking for a Marine Contract Holder based in Perth with occasional offshore travel to support the Prelude FLNG asset.

This role plays a vital role in being the conduit between Shell as a company and Prelude as a project in supporting the local businesses by executing the marine local logistics strategies in order to achieve a seamless integrated process with end to end local supply chain.

With the guidance of Head of Marine, you will manage the logistics services activities for the Upstream production assets as well as supporting exploration, project and LNG activities. Using your commercial knowledge, you will ensure any necessary financial security is in place as you manage independent contractors and support local businesses.

On a day to day basis, your role will be engaging with various stakeholders across Shell to execute fit for purpose standardised marine logistics processes, data, systems and technology. Additionally, you will manage the operations of marine logistics contract to ensure the agenda contributes to the key objective of ensuring safe maximum returns are made for the asset whilst factoring in local content element where required.

Importantly you will adhere to and promote safety and environmental procedures to ensure safety of self, personnel, contractors and environment in addition to delivering marine logistics annual plan to ensure a robust safety culture exists within all logistics operations.

Crucial to the success of this role is the ability to work collaboratively and lead effectively across multi-functional teams and interface with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, based in various locations, and being able to work autonomously.

Your ability to adapt and deliver in dynamic work environment where priorities often changes are critical.

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Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Your interest in working for Shell Australia is the first step towards a great career that focuses on securing an energy future for generations to come. Shell Australia can offer you a platform from which you can propel your career and work on projects as diverse as the game-changing Prelude FLNG, industry-leading QGC project in Queensland, or our range of upstream exploration and development opportunities. Shell has been in Australia since 1901. Today Shell Australia is focused largely in the upstream sector, especially in the exploration, development and production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Shell we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse the workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Shell values diversity and offers: flexible work schedules, work and family programs, health and wellness programs, employee networks and mentoring, plus great training and development

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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.

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What we need from you:

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • An excellent safety record

  • Previous experience in logistics, transportation, integrated supply chain management or engineering

  • Tertiary qualification or relevant accreditation and certification of contract holder training is desirable but not essential

  • Direct exposure in contract management

  • Previous experience in maritime logistics

  • Ability to manage and interact effectively on operational and technical marine matters

  • Passion for relentless continuous improvement

  • Ability to challenge the status quo while driving maritime agenda and good business outcomes

To carry out this role effectively you must be able to work as part of a team to develop ideas and solutions to both simple and complex problems. Working to high quality standards is essential to our success, while ensuring that safety is maintained on our journey to GOAL ZERO

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