Company: Shell
Skills: Risk Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Job Description

The purpose of this role is to manage risk identification: model & portfolio assumptions and market inputs, pricing issues, and drive understanding of the design and utilization of Value at Risk, Stress Testing, and Scenario Analysis for the Products business in London. This role will also identify, develop, and implement systems efficiencies and reporting capabilities for the risk books, partnering with other Products team members to align best practices across the Global Products business. This role will have direct reporting to the Global Head of Market Risk Products, also supporting other Products businesses outside London where applicable.


  • The Refined Products Senior Risk Analyst is responsible for ensuring that day to day risk management activities surrounding the STASCO T&S Products organization are executed in a controlled and professional manner including:
    • Ensuring all trading activities remain within mandated exposure and risk limits.
    • Ensuring all exposures are properly recorded using established fair value methodologies.
    • Ensuring a daily commentary is produced analyzing daily/monthly P&L performance.
  • Working closely with the Credit and Enterprise Risk teams to ensure trading risks and returns are fully understood, captured and challenged where necessary. This will also include longer term risks, inherent in contracts such as, but not limited to, storage, pipelines, time-charters.
  • The role works closely with risk leads for all parts of the risk management spectrum including a significant Shell Business Operations component. The incumbent is tasked with ensuring that the STASCO T&S Products business is widely understood and that any changes to it or the supporting risk management framework are communicated properly to all stakeholders.


  • Risk identification: model & portfolio assumptions and market inputs, pricing issues, valuation parameters, and instrument types for Products
  • Develop and apply fair economic value principles across the Products business, includes providing modeling support and coordinating across the Global Products teams to ensure consistent application.
  • Provide review and comments on new and group business proposals.
  • Assess the risks associated with structured deals and the valuation models used for physical/financial trading and hedging, at times building out models to calibrate performance of such deals.
  • Assist in limit setting & monitoring of STASCO Products business, but equally play a key role in limit setting across the Global Products business
  • Become a systems and data expert ensuring that knowledge around market risk reference data & forward curve construction is well documented for the benefit of the wider Market Risk team.
  • Develop tools for on-going portfolio reviews and produce €?deep dive€? analysis for senior management
  • Drive understanding of the design and utilization of methodologies to assess risk/reward of the portfolio, including VaR back-testing / Stress Testing / Scenario Analysis / pricing for liquidity
  • Ensures that all exposures generated are fully understood and that these exposures and resultant P&L are properly evaluated, validated and analyzed prior to any income being reported.
  • Collaborate with IT and other staff to identify, develop and implement systems efficiencies and reporting capabilities for risk books
  • User testing of systems functionality and enhancements while providing feedback to key stakeholders
  • This role will provide risk management expertise in complex areas
  • Support the review and execution of SOX controls
  • Partner with and provide support to other Products Market Risk Teams
  • Provide input for the quarterly Global Products Risk Committee meetings


Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas 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.





  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering or IT
  • Strong business analysis skills, modelling capabilities, research and problem-solving skills, computer skills, technologically oriented
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, results oriented, manage own work with limited supervision
  • Team player, good interpersonal skills flexible to work across numerous time zones with both Market Risk teams in other locations, but equally the Shell Business Operations Centre in India.
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Innovative and creative, excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Continuous improvement mindset, utilizing tools to streamline and automate tasks
  • Understanding of trading, operations, risk and mid/back office business processes, policies, procedures and controls an advantage
  • Awareness of trading influences, deal structures and types, interpreting positions, P&L, market to market, trading reporting regulations, financial and management reporting, position reporting, and financial analysis
  • Capable of being independent from front office; able to objectively analyze and report risks and exposures
  • This is a role for a person who brings diversity of thought, who is not afraid to speak up and who is comfortable challenging senior stakeholders.
  • Experience energy trading risk management systems an advantage.



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