Shell Business Operations

Project Delivery Specialist

London, UK
Not disclosed
09 May 2023
09 Jun 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The Role

Where you fit in

Reporting to the Head of Compliance Strategy and Delivery, the Compliance Project Delivery Senior Specialist is a member of the Strategy & Delivery team within Trading & Supply (T&S) Compliance. You will be a key enabler in the delivery of T&S Compliance second Line of Defence (LOD2) projects and strategic initiatives to enhance to the overall T&S Compliance Framework.

What’s the role?

The Compliance Delivery team is a group of highly driven Compliance professionals focussed on using their broad knowledge of Compliance frameworks, risks and controls to deliver solutions to enhance the T&S Compliance Framework.

The projects within the portfolio will range from initiatives to continually review and improve Compliance tools, processes and data to implementation of new regulatory requirements and integration of new T&S businesses / acquisitions.

You will be expected to:

  • Use your compliance risk expertise to support the team in establishing a projects pipeline in alignment with overall T&S Compliance strategy and priorities.
  • Work with the wider Compliance teams to identify and scope strategic, operational, or tactical solutions to complex issues in order better manage Compliance risk or enhance operational efficiency.
  • Provide input into project prioritisation process for compliance or regulatory projects.
  • Deliver a portfolio of projects using a combination of other permanent resources within the team, flexible contractor / consultant resources and Subject Matter Experts from within the rest of the Compliance team. This will require you to use their broad knowledge of compliance frameworks, risks, and controls to:
    • Capture risk issues, value drivers and high-level requirements to define the problem statement and obtain buy-in for each project from a diverse and senior stakeholder community.
    • Define scope and outcomes of any project as well as delivery approach with resource, timeline and budget (factoring in any interdependencies with other compliance projects and BAU deliverables).
    • Establish fit for purpose governance to ensure each project delivers against its objectives, has effective decision-making processes and maintains senior stakeholder support.
    • Assess risks, feasibility, opportunities and compliance team impacts of various solution options.
    • Partner with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to deliver each project to plan and budget.
    • Effectively manage and report on status, risks and issues within each project, with escalation as needed.
    • Transition project deliverables into compliance functional teams.
    • Capture and share successes and learnings to enhance future projects.
  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders across the wider T&S Compliance team, T&S businesses, IT and external 3rd parties as needed.
  • Participate and represent Shell in external working groups in efforts to ensure best practices for Compliance.
  • Provide advice and support of more junior Delivery team resources.

What we need from you

Along with your bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or equivalent work experience, we hope to see the following in your CV:

  • Experience in compliance risk and controls in consulting, financial services, trading organisations or regulators.
  • Technical knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of trading compliance functional domains and knowledge of global financial regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Broad knowledge of one or more segments of the T&S businesses (including Crude, Products, Energy, Shipping, Operations and Supply) and a strong understanding of trading instruments, trading strategies, and risk concepts.
  • Strong project management, change management and continuous improvement expertise, with demonstrated ability to manage several projects at once and comfortable working in fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to balance execution efficiency with risk mitigation, value delivery, cost, and quality
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills including the ability to design solutions to problems and translate design into implantation actions.
  • Ability to deliver through others outside of a direct of reporting line and remain focused and productive under pressure and recover quickly from setbacks.
  • Robust written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels of an organisation, both internally and externally, and engage with a wide range of stakeholders.

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone often applies when they feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.

About Shell UK

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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