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Shell Economist - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil


Job Title:

Economist - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Job Description:

Are you someone who wants aims to enable quality business decisions for one of the world’s leading Oil and Energy company? Join us as an Economist and act as guardians of value, decision analysts, and trusted advisor for different projects (from maturation to delivery). If you are interested in a role that offers diverse learning and development opportunities and a progressive career as an effective leader, then we are looking for you.

What’s the role?

The successful candidate for the role will work with different teams and provide valuable insight, analysis required for strategic direction setting, annual business planning activities, portfolio evaluations, as well as individual investment decisions. Other accountabilities include:

  • Delivering high quality, cost effective, comprehensive, timely and professional economics products and services.

  • Ensuring commercially sound, accurate, repeatable, timely and fit-for-purpose economic analysis that supports efficient and effective investment decision making, including appropriate Risk & Uncertainty analysis.

  • Providing valuation and decision analysis support on Investment Proposals.

  • Ensuring that the technical, commercial/economics assumptions for all economic quantification are prepared and reviewed.

  • Ensuring that functional sign-off is in place on all projects prior to key decision points.

  • Maintaining model documentation, comply with the Economic Assurance Review process and maintain corporate data.

  • Providing commercial support with guidance from experienced economists in evaluating proposed business opportunities.

  • Aligning with stakeholders to meet short-term needs of projects/business while building long term functional health (e.g. delivering on accountabilities while also growing skills and competencies and sharing best practices).

  • Balance cost, speed, and quality of economic products to match specific decision.

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Upstream & IG Commercial

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Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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:

Rio de Janeiro - BRA


What we need from you

We are looking for someone who is interested in petroleum economics with the drive for utilizing best practices and identifying new ways of working. Additionally, we are looking for someone with the following requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Economics, Geosciences or Business.

  • At least 3 years of experience. Good understanding of the Upstream business and Petroleum Economics is a plus.

  • Proficient in the use of excel as modelling tool. Prior experience in building economic excel model is desirable.

  • Ability to learn how to recognize links between wide ranging issues with the skill to develop overviews and propose solutions under changing circumstances.

  • Able to build strong external focus, commercial mind-set, open minded, challenging others' and own assumptions and output.

  • Self-starter with sound judgment and strong inter-relationship skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including broad intuitive thinking coupled with an inquisitive nature.

  • Results-driven team player with commercial focus who is comfortable working in a diverse work environment. Must be able to deliver on tight time schedules, working effectively with peers and other stakeholders.

The position requires strong business analysis skills, and an ability to organize, analyze and communicate impact of decisions to team members and other stakeholders.

City, State (if applicable):

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil