Shell Strategy Consultant in The Hague, Netherlands


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Strategy Consultant

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Job Description:

If you aspire to become a leader with a business like Shell, a senior role with our high-profile Strategy Consultancy team is a must-have learning experience. We are looking for exceptional talents to join one of our major locations: London, The Hague, Houston, Singapore and Bangalore.

Where you fit in

Part of the Strategy Consultancy Group, our Strategy Consultancy team (SX/C) work with some of our most senior people to establish business value and future direction. Join us and you’ll have a unique insight into the bigger picture behind one of the world’s largest companies and how we’re tackling the planet’s shared energy future.

What’s the role?

Your remit will stretch from defining a business problem to providing clear business-based and implementable recommendations. You’ll draw on internal and external data and weigh many different perspectives.

You can look forward to working on a breadth of strategy projects, typically lasting 3-4 months each. You’ll work across several different Shell businesses and geographies developing an influential network and an impressive CV.

Whilst there’s no direct line management responsibility, you’ll need the all-round people skills to direct small, virtual project teams, harnessing the creativity of others, and to cultivate fruitful stakeholder relationships that help you really understand the problem from your customer’s perspective.

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. 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:

The Hague


What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from men and women with strong commercial knowledge who are conversant with what makes Shell profitable and the challenges facing our business. You’ll need several years commercial, operational or technical experience, during which time you’ve proven your ability to deliver projects, generate innovative solutions and bring out the best in others.

Ideally of MBA-calibre, you’re ready to master and deploy the Shell Strategy Excellence Framework. We’re open-minded about your background, but it would be useful if you have skills that touch one of the following business areas:

  • Technical;

  • Engineering;

  • Trading & Supply;

  • Global commercial;

  • Retail;

  • Chemicals;

  • Manufacturing;

  • Business development;

  • Exploration;

  • Geoscience;

  • Upstream commercial/business.

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. We recognize that diversity takes a number of different forms, below are just a few ways Shell embraces diversity:

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. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2017.

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 help foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme and our extensive Women's Network.

People with an impairment

At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We want to encourage those of you who may face an impairment to regard 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.


At Shell, we support and enable remarkable people from every background, and strive to be a pioneer of LGBT inclusion in the workplace. When our employees excel, we excel. It’s for this reason that we are proud to support our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

In 2018 Shell was ranked as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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The Hague