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Shell Business Analyst in The Hague, Netherlands


Job Title:

Business Analyst

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Job Description:

Here’s a role that’ll combine your business expertise with your cutting-edge technical skills. A fantastic opportunity to help drive Shell’s operational performance whilst growing your career within a supportive, global company.

What’s the role?

As a Business Analyst in our Upstream IT organisation, you'll be providing vital insights and analytical support to our gas global business partners, with a particular focus on strategic corporate finance processes, from portfolio management to business planning. Always with a view to how changes can improve overall business operations.

You can expect to be defining and monitoring project requirements and progress, reviewing business processes, setting objectives and identifying risks. Plus, spotting any opportunities for enhancing efficiency, whether it be financial, operational, or technological. You’ll be taking full advantage of your technical expertise and knowledge of new technologies, researching potential solutions and innovative ideas. Before communicating, and helping to implement, your recommended changes.

Positioning yourself as a trusted advisor and expert within the business, you’ll rise to the challenge of resolving any conflicting interests, presenting compelling business cases, and using your natural people skills to nurture relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, from software suppliers and developers to technology vendors.

More specific duties will include:

  • Interpreting and evaluating research data, and developing integrated business analyses.

  • Planning primary and secondary market research studies in support of specific initiatives.

  • Constructing workflow charts, studying system capabilities, and writing specifications.

  • Delivering and improving system and database design.

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IT Solution Development

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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 we need from you

We’re keen to talk to men and women with proven experience working within IT business analysis, ideally with some understanding of finance. Along with a Bachelor’s degree within IT or a similar discipline, we’d hope to see as much of the following on your CV:

  • Commercial knowledge combined with expertise in improving business processes.

  • A broad understanding of the application of IT, plus in-depth knowledge of at least one specific technical area.

  • Professional certificates within business analysis (preferably, CBAP, AAC or PBA).

  • Understanding of business strategy elements, allowing you to analyze and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, which you will be able to deploy in complex stakeholder management environments.

In return, we’ll give you all the support you need to do what you do best.

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. 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 foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme.

People with an impairment

At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We encourage anyone who may face an impairment to see Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. It's as simple as that. If you'd like to apply, just let us know about your circumstances. We can support you throughout the process: from application, to interview, to your first day of a rewarding career with us.

City, State (if applicable):

The Hague