Shell Project Manager in Rijswijk, Netherlands


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Project Manager

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Job Description:

Bring us your experience of adding value by delivering projects and we’ll hand you an influential role helping Shell to shape the future of the oil, gas, new energies and be part of the energy transition.

Where you fit in

You will be part of a local team of project managers collaborating with our suppliers, IT and business colleagues across the globe. Your focus is enabling technologies and value for our customers using an agile mindset

What’s the role?

This position will lead small-to-medium projects of moderate complexity and risk and has the following accountabilities:

  • Select and use fit for purpose project management methods to manage the project lifecycle.

  • Mobilize and lead a team with the necessary skills, composed of a mixture of staff and suppliers across organizational boundaries.

  • Create and validate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and expenditures.

  • Ensure appropriate stakeholder management to understand business needs and deliver value.

  • Proactively analyze variances against scope, time, cost, and quality commitments. Identify signs that a project may be at risk and escalate quickly and appropriately.

  • Apply Shell project management and IT control/assurance standards and processes including HSSE, architecture, Information Risk Management (IRM) and transition to support.

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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.


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Work Location:

Rijswijk - Kessler Park


You have the skill to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders. Resolve conflict and deliver tough messages with grace. Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status. Execute and drive decisions despite limited information. Motivate a team, composed of a mixture of staff and suppliers, while removing barriers so that the team can complete its objectives while managing pressure. Work virtually in a diverse global organization and with major outsourced suppliers of infrastructure and application services. Tailor stakeholder communications material and level of detail to the audience. By delivering projects act as an integrator of new technical solutions. Work in a team of local project managers to further extent and share projects, technological and organizational knowledge. Deliver IT infrastructure projects in the Upstream and Integrated Gas business with special attention to HSSE, Security and IRM.

Next to delivering projects able to adapt to continuous change and improvements on ways of working.

We’re keen to hear from men and women whose knowledge spans as many of the following as possible:

  • A degree in IT or a related field.

  • Agile & Waterfall methodology project delivery experience.

  • Professional certifications related to project or program management are desirable (Prince2, PMI, Scrum master).

  • Familiar with and able to adhere to project management methodologies and tools.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Interest in technology and eager to continue development in emerging technologies.

Our values

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach. Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

Women’s perspective

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible, appealing and supportive a place for women to work as possible. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2017.

We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by a leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll help foster your career through our Women's Career Development program and our extensive Women's Network.

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