Company: Shell
Skills: Risk Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: London, United Kingdom

Where you fit in

The size and complexity of Shell Trading & Supply (T&S) has increased substantially over the past few years and the expectations around risk management from a regulatory perspective have also shifted for Energy trading. We are therefore strengthening the risk management capabilities of the organisation from a people, process, data and systems perspective in both the first and second lines of defence.

Risk Transformation is a key component of the overall T&S Vision and Strategy as part of the commitment in investment in risk systems, reporting and analytics. This spans Credit Risk, Market Risk and Operational Risk.

The Market Risk Program Manager role is specifically intended to bring all the Market Risk Transformation workstreams and projects within the Risk function together and support to clearly consolidate, track and report on overall progress and communication to key stakeholders.

What's the role?

The Market Risk Program Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Program manage and bring together a single consistent view of all Market Risk related programs, progress and areas of focus - projects, resourcing, issues, plans
    • Working with the Project Sponsors (BOMs) and PM's, defines, plans and monitors programme execution with the appointed Governance - in line with the central delivery framework
    • Embeds the Governance Framework and supports the BOM in effective decision-making processes
    • Programme co-ordination, (using Microsoft Projects) including identifying project inter-dependencies
    • Cross programme resource management
    • Managing the programme within agreed time, budget and scope.
    • Identifying and addressing Risks and Issues across the Programme
    • Ensures fit-for-purpose Programme Management processes and standards
  • Interface with accountable market risk project managers to bring together a consolidated Market Risk view
  • Production, tracking & reporting of progress/completion of projects across Market Risk
  • Manage the overall Risk Transformation agenda to key stakeholders namely 1) Executive Committee, 2) Business & 3) Risk Team and 4) CFO and Finance Leadership Team and (5) Project Decision Boards
  • Regular internal communication of Market Risk Transformation progress
  • Central accountability of all T&S projects requiring Risk resources and associated impact

What we need from you?

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following expertise touched by their work experience:
  • Extensive experience in program management, preferably with Microsoft Project knowledge
  • Stakeholder management
  • Integrator / Collaborator
  • Planning, mobilisation and delivery of change initiatives
  • High quality written and visual presentation skills (Word, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical, organized
  • Resilient when working under pressure, with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, outcome driven
  • Good judgement to provide advice, question discrepancies, escalate issues
  • Learner mindset: innovative and creative, excellent problem-solving capabilities

About Shell UK

Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. It is one of the world's largest independent energy companies, operating in more than 70 countries.

Shell has a global target to become a net zero emissions energy business by 2050. This means that Shell aims to be net zero on all emissions generated by its operations and the energy needed to power them. The company is working with customers, business, and governments to address emissions across different sectors.

In March 2022, Shell UK announced an ambition to invest between £20 to £25 billion in the UK energy system over the next decade, more than 75% of which is intended for low and zero-carbon products and services including offshore wind, hydrogen, and electric mobility. These investments, which are subject to board approval, aim to propel the UK closer to net zero whilst intending to stimulate economic growth and jobs.

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 one of the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

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 renewables, 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 together, 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.