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Shell Capability Center Manager, Data Engineering in The Hague, Netherlands, Netherlands


Job Title:

Capability Center Manager, Data Engineering

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Job Description:

IT Engineering drives business value through providing world class technical, functional and consulting expertise to deliver the right skills, at the right time, in the right place. In IT Engineering you will have opportunities to work on IT projects, programmes and products across the value chain of Shell. Our technical career paths will support your personal development through learning and certifications. We are the home of technical talent where you can grow your career, develop leading edge skills and deepen your business knowledge.

Comprising of six capability centres, we bring together natural sets of skills at scale, providing our customers with size and depth in terms of business and platform knowledge. The capability centres promote continuous improvement of functional excellence, giving you the methods, standards, best practices, platforms, tools and external insights to support and accelerate your capability development. Our communities of practice provide access to expertise and learning, where your skills and passion for innovation and excellence will thrive.

What’s the role?

The role of the Capability Center Manager ensures the Capability Centers and Centers of Excellence remain cost neutral and provide world class technology services to application development and enhancement projects for both applications and infrastructure services. They are involved in appropriate resource and portfolio planning for the suite of technical services provided and ensure that cost recovery mechanisms support cost neutrality and long-term sustainability.

You will bring your experience in resource management, such as identifying the required scale of the resources, securing them, prioritizing and allocating resources and monitoring the usage of those resources appropriately, ensuring our best resources work on our most challenging projects using your strategic analytical and project management skills. You will create the optimum mix of internal and external resources and the desired geographical balance between the IT Hubs and other business proximate locations.

We will call on your proven leadership skills and qualities as you manage the resource pool within the capability center, particularly focusing on talent development, capability building, mentoring and succession planning. You will also use your relationship management skills to partner with senior stakeholders both in the IT organisation and into the wider Shell businesses.

You'll define the sourcing strategy working in close collaboration with suppliers as well as the Delivery Managers, Product Line Managers, and Product Managers in Business Interface team and other key stakeholders.

Ultimately, your talents will drive implementation efficiency and effectiveness as well as increase speed of implementation to maximize the value delivery to the business

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IT Data and Analytics, Information

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Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

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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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

The Hague


What do we need from you?

  • Extensive experience in IT partnered with an equal level of experience in management positions

  • Your unparalleled ability to lead a team and to maintain a productive course in an evolving environment. This requires a strong visible leader who can inspire the staff and the broader team

  • Proven skills in managing and interfacing with senior stakeholders both from the internal IT organisation, to the wider business community to build strong partnerships and delivery model structures with each of the businesses

  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate across business boundaries to deliver people, process, and technology solutions that improve business performance

  • Your strong awareness and experience in managing the risks around complex change projects (e.g. integration, data, change)

  • Relevant degree, postgraduate and working qualifications preferred in the Information Technology field

  • Previous experience in resource management and an understanding on how to lead and drive business simplification journeys

City, State (if applicable):

The Hague, Netherlands