Company: Shell
Skills: Environmental Engineer, HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: PhD/Doctorate
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Job Description

At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world's need for energy and chemical products with responsible solutions. If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and innovative professionals then you should consider Shell. We'll provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide opportunities, and outstanding benefits. Let's make a real difference together.

Our health professionals of Shell Health help to keep our workers and the communities surrounding our workplaces and assets, healthy and safe. We also help ensure compliance with country laws and regulations in the work environment and for product safety, as well as Shell Group requirements in the Control Framework for Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Performance.

Within Shell Health we are looking for a Health Analytics and Epidemiology Specialist to join our Risk Science Team (RST). RST is a multidisciplinary team of Epidemiologists, Biostatisticians, Exposure Scientists, Toxicologists, Eco-toxicologists and Data Specialists who use scientific methods and innovative tools to deliver quality, timely, health-related programs and recommendations to Shell Health leadership, internal business partners and external stakeholders worldwide.

RST recently established the Centre of Excellence (CoE), Health Analytics and Epidemiology. The Health Analytics and Epidemiology Specialist works with the CoE Lead and business partners to develop, implement and evaluate strategic programs aimed at protection and promotion of the health of Shell workers, contractors and other stakeholders. Major focus areas are Human Performance and Care; Worker Welfare programs; Occupational and Environmental Health for Shell Operated Ventures; standard setting (Occupational Exposure Limits; Air Quality Standards); Product Stewardship and Chemicals Management legislation; and emerging health concerns.

The main responsibilities of the position are to:

Deliver health analytics and epidemiology advice and services as part of the Exposure and Health Analytical Sciences Team within the Shell Health Risk Science Team, partnering with Shell Health and business stakeholders, regulators and industry peers, and in particular:
  • Shaping and delivering the health analytical data program for the Shell Health initiative Human Performance and Care.
  • Data analysis for systems operated by Shell Health including business reporting.
  • Occupational and environmental epidemiology support for operations, projects and regulatory compliance to global and regional Chemical Management regulations (e.g. TSCA, REACH), company policies (Product Stewardship, Health Risk Assessment), emerging risk monitoring, e.g. endocrine disruption.
  • Management of resource (including offshored in SBOs) to provide timely response to routine and ad-hoc business queries.
  • Identification, prioritisation and resourcing of epidemiology science issues for briefings and advocacy, such as towards new environmental standard setting.
  • Setting epidemiology research priorities.
  • Management of appropriate litigation support.

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. 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.


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • PhD in epidemiology or biostatistics or related health science discipline required.
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in health analytics and epidemiology.
  • Proficiency with SAS (or Stata) for data management and statistical analysis required.
  • Ability to create and test computer models for health data analysis .
  • Ability to assess merits and limitations of study findings.
  • Ability to organize scientific and data analyses by co-workers; preferably experienced in overseeing health data staff.
  • Ability to turn ideas into projects and analytical programmes.
  • Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely.
  • Excellent communication, influencing and business partnering skills.
  • Ability to prioritise through stakeholder consultation.
  • Ability to work independently to deliver results.
  • Independent, critical and constructive mind-set.
  • Fluency in English and mother tongue.
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Resilient.


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