Shell Aviation Advisor in Rotterdam - Zestienhoven, Netherlands


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Aviation Advisor

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A unique opportunity to bring your aviation expertise and management skills to help Shell drive its operational excellence. With huge scope to grow your career globally.

Where you fit in

The Shell Aircraft Air Safety and Advisory Group gives advice to 35 Shell Business Units in 30 countries and audits up to 100 aircraft operators on their behalf. This results in substantial financial savings and major improvements in safety and quality. Shell exposure to flying, at 85,000 flying hours per year, equates to the activity of a moderate size airline. The Air Safety & Advisory Group is staffed by a team of Aviation Advisers and is part of Shell Aircraft International which also includes the Corporate Fleet department.

At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world’s need for energy with economically, socially and environmentally responsible solutions. We seek a high standard of performance and understand that great ideas can change the world. If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and innovative professionals then you should consider Shell. We will provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards that support your quality of life. Join us and let’s make a real difference together.

What’s the role?

As Aviation Advisor, you’re going to be playing a vital role in maintaining and improving our operational excellence. Providing expert advice on the safe and efficient use of aircraft and air transport services. In practice that means you’ll be running operational and technical audits of contractors and logistics teams; producing reports in accordance with ASAE processes and procedures; and making sure any audit recommendations are actioned by aviation management. You can also expect to be involved with air safety accident and incident investigations.

Naturally, you’ll need to have a strong drive for achieving excellence, as well as being skilled at juggling a challenging workload, often with competing business targets. Along with advising on general aviation safety, you’ll also lead on specific areas of expertise, which means keeping your technical knowledge up-to-date and relevant.

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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:

Rotterdam - Zestienhoven


You have a current Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s License (EASA-66 Cat-B1/B2) or equivalent, or you could be a professional engineer with an aeronautical background. Alternatively, you could be a professional Pilot holding a valid fixed or rotary wing pilot license (ATPL or equivalent).

You’ll have extensive experience in all aspects of aircraft operations and support, as well as an understanding of the commercial and legislative aspects of aviation. In addition you’ll have relevant experience in the aviation industry and have held management positions within an aircraft operating company or equivalent military organization.

Knowledge of aviation quality & safety management systems and their application is required. The ability to write and brief all levels of management succinctly on complex aviation issues is also essential.

Shell’s aviation professionals are required to travel extensively in support of our work and as such, must be able to travel anywhere in the world.

The position is based in The Netherlands on local terms, therefore the applicant must be able to work and live in The Netherlands.

City, State (if applicable):

Rotterdam - Zestienhoven