Business Analyst - Environmental Sol'ns

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
05 Feb 2023
19 Feb 2023
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
, United Kingdom

Job Family Group:
Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:

Posting Start Date:

Business unit:
Projects and Technology

Experience Level:
Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit in

Business Analysis provides world class services to application development and enhancement projects. As a Business Analyst, you will identify and define the business needs of their clients and stakeholders whilst helping to determine solutions to meet business needs or resolve business problems. The role may be part of an IT project development environment or an individual contributor at the business interface.

You will work as part of a global team in the IDT (Information & Digital Technology) organization. IDT drives business value through providing world class technical, functional, and consulting expertise to deliver the right skills, at the right time.

You would be joining a company where technical talent, growing careers, developing leading edge skills, and deepening Shell business knowledge is a high priority. You would bring your business analysis and domain skills to join our IT team in the UK working as one team together with other Shell IT hubs globally (Bangalore, Houston, Netherlands).

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will support the Shell Energy business working in projects for Shell's Nature & Environmental Solutions business. This covers Shell's Nature Based Solutions (NBS) team that generates voluntary carbon offsets and the Environmental Products Trading Business that covers both voluntary and regulated carbon products. This is a hugely exciting space and an opportunity to work in an area key to both Shell and society meeting our energy transition goals. You will experience a great opportunity to participate in delivering IT solutions in support of Shell's Energy transformation.

Come and join a team, who are committed to delivering excellence and value to the business. You will have opportunities to invest in your skill development and career growth. You would be working alongside IT professionals who love what they do and enjoy sharing their knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm. Many opportunities will be available to learn and explore, building up new areas of expertise and different business domains.

What's the role?

Working as a business analyst and subject matter expert of the Nature & Environmental solutions businesses. You would be responsible for the identification and documentation of business requirements, working with technical teams to determine feasible solution options. You would actively manage the requirements through the end-to-end solution delivery lifecycle to developing handover and expertise to the support team.

Your role will vary depending on your project(s), typically you would perform the following day to day activities:
  • Responsible for the execution of the project(s) business analysis tasks using appropriate methods, tools, and technology.
  • Responsible for assuring functional design, resolves technical design issues and is accountable for solution design decision making.
  • Become a product SME, developing a position as trusted advisor.
  • Ability to coach and mentor wider business analysis team - playing a key role in elevating the overall capabilities around the Business domain and product knowledge.
  • Point of escalation for issues which adversely affect systems performance, design, or functionalities.
  • Sound analytical skill and change management capabilities to work independently on transformation, improvement initiatives, liaising effectively with senior stakeholders and vendors on complex problems etc.
  • Describe technology in terms easily understood by business customers and set realistic customer expectations for the project outcome. Adjust customer expectations in accordance with changes in scope.
  • Generate innovative approaches to existing problems or new opportunities.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to build trust and understand their goals, motivations, constraints, risks, and operating environment

What we need from you

We are keen to hear from the candidates with the below skill set:
  • Significant experience in IT Business Analyst role.
  • Significant trade lifecycle experience around standard instruments such as forwards, futures, swaps and options. Ideally in the energy markets.
  • Experience of one or more ETRM (Energy Trading Risk Management) platforms - ideally Endur or Aligne. Also, experience of brokered and exchange markets that EPTB (Environmental Products Trading Business) are active in (ICE, CME etc).
  • Experience of using Business Analysis techniques and tools with significant experience in project deliverables including the ability to:
    • Precisely capture business problems, value drivers, and functional/non-functional requirements
    • Translate business requirements into functionality and assess the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts of various solution options
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams
  • Experience working in Agile project Delivery
  • Ideally knowledge of Commodity Trading and deal life cycle and/ or knowledge of ETRM Systems and/or Front Office & Back Office Processes and/or knowledge of renewables/carbon markets
  • Beneficial to have experience of managing complex data and analysis.
  • Experience around risk measures and valuation of various products is preferred.
  • Core BA and stakeholder management experience is preferred.

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are 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.

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