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Shell Project Services Coordinator in Rio de Janeiro, BRA, Brazil


Job Title:

Project Services Coordinator

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

Purpose & Accountabilities:

To the delivery and maintenance, standard and consistent full suite of Project Services (ie. Planning, Cost Estimate, Cost Control and Risk Management for a portfolio of Shell Growth projects).

Accountabilities could be summarised as follows:


  • Deliver and maintain realistic schedule plans and project control structures

  • Liaise pro-actively with all disciplines involved in the projects to develop and update project plans and schedules

  • Review and verify operators and contractors reported progress and schedules

  • Support the Operational Plan, LES and Decision Gates, providing credible and up to date information

  • Prepare regular and comprehensive Schedule Status Reports

  • Support the assurance process by preparing specific presentations and analysis

Cost Estimate

  • Utilize cost methodologies and tools to produce upstream project estimates

  • Incorporate project complexity factors into project estimates and assemble key input data such as project objectives, scope, and execution plan

  • Perform scenario comparisons and uncertainty analysis and sensitiveness on cost estimates, reflecting analysis of project risks

  • Support reviews and assurance of cost estimates

  • Benchmark against historical performance and established KPIs

  • Develop Estimate Plan/Basis detailing how the estimate will/was be developed

Cost Control

  • Deliver consistent and appropriate cost management structures for stand alone projects

  • Roll-out of the company standart tools and processes, as appropriate for each project's life cycle development and execution phase

  • Support delivery of cost management solutions for major complex projects

  • Implementation of cost breakdown strucuture (CBS) and their population from estimate

  • Prepare work breakdown strucuture (WBS)

  • Generate accurate monthly cost reports, highlighting variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done, management of changes and currency fluctuations against approved AFEs

  • Analyse trends and the highlight potential impacts of changes on cost

  • Assist in peer reviews and assurance events

  • Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts

  • Maintain consistency in cost bases through rigorous adherence to the controls processes

Risk Management

  • Establish and maintain risk management systems

  • Ability to apply both qualitative and quantitative Risk Management theories, tools and techniques

  • Conduct Schedule & Cost Risk Analysis (CSRA)

  • Develop overview reports of risk/opportunity status for management

  • Maintain and manage project risk registers, presenting risk management status to project leadership

  • Interface with project team members to discuss and challenge risk status and close out references

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Project Services

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Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Brazil, Shell has been present for more than a century (since 1913), and was the first international oil company to produce oil in Brazil, in the Campos Basin, after the market was opened up to private investment. Currently, Shell is one of the largest energy companies in the Brazilian market. Shell in Brazil is also a major producer of lubricants and, through Raízen (a joint venture with a Brazilian energy and logistics group), invests in the production of sugar cane ethanol, a viable biofuel alternative for smarter and cleaner mobility in the future. We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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Work Location:

Rio de Janeiro-Avenida Republica


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or any related field of study

  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in Project Services focused Planning and Cost Control

  • Knowledgeable in using Primavera

  • Have been responsible for the cost management of elements of project scope or a portfolio of prospects

  • Have had full responsibility for establishing, managing and delivering Project Schedule/Planning, Cost Estimate, Cost Control, and Risk Management activities for at least one sizable project

  • Excellent communication, integration and relationship skills, with experience in working in both NOV and SOV projects

City, State (if applicable):

Rio de Janeiro, BRA