l
Skip to main content
Search

Lead Economist Transformation

Wesseling
Close

Search again

Lead Economist Transformation

< Back to search results

Reference ID R72821 Updated 15/08/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Germany Work Location (City) Wesseling

The Role

Where you fit in

The Shell Chemicals and Products portfolio of assets is transforming into five highly integrated Energy and Chemicals Parks out of which Rheinland is a key player in the European market.  

It consists of the two locations South (Wesseling) and North (Godorf) and has started a major transformation program.  

The sites will be transformed from a refinery and chemical plant into a Shell Energy and Chemicals Park of the future. It fulfils and supports Shell's energy transition goals and plays an important role in the energy transition throughout Germany and particular in NRW. 

There has never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is contributing to 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 add your talent and imagination to a business with the power 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.   

What’s the role? 

A Lead Economist for our Transformation Programme covering both refining but also chemicals units and more and more new sustainable products.

This position reports to the Transformation manager and is part of the Transformation leadership team that works at the interface with other businesses within Shell to develop and drive the asset transformation. This team sits under the General Manager of the Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland.

The Lead Economist is responsible for maximizing the E2E integrated margin of the Transformation Programme and to relentlessly drive the organization to deliver optimized plans to generate maximum cash.

Furthermore, your responsibilities will include:

  • Optimization of the margin as part of the wider supply chain, including integration with the Marketing, Sectors. Trading and Supply, Hydrogen and specific transformation projects to maximize optionality and develop competitive sustainable projects.

  • Performs economic evaluations for hydrocarbons margin improvement proposals, project evaluation and CAPEX proposals.

  • Develop Hydrocarbon Strategy for Turnarounds.

What we need from you?

  • A university degree in business, engineering or similar field (Masters level).

  • minimum of 10 years’ work experience.

  • Sound knowledge of refinery or chemical operations and key optimization levers

  • knowledge of refinery economic optimization and experience with linear planning models are preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, combined with excellent analytical ability and attention to details are essential to manage multiple working interfaces at various levels in the organization and contributes to building team spirit within the team.

  • High degree of commercial acumen and enthusiasm to identify and implement business opportunities.

  • Ability to manage conflicts (internal and external), high persistency required.

  • Stress resistance and ability to manage several topics at the same time, strong commitment to deadlines

  • Curiosity, flexibility and interest in continuously learning new things

  • Ability to communicate in English and German, both verbally and in writing is required.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

At Shell Germany, our drive is to employ world-class individuals. We employ 4,200 people whose careers have benefited from our industry-leading career development program and unrivaled inhouse access to local and global experts. We are active in many areas such as Gas, Gas Marketing, Manufacturing & Distribution of oil products, Petrochemicals as well as Research & Development. Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Our extensive R&D facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels, Lubes, and Marine, Power and Engine Vehicle Technology. Shell began operations in Germany in 1902.

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 add your talent and imagination to a business with the power 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. 

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’re 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.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Working in Wesseling

Take a look at the map to see what's nearby.

Explore location

Sign up for job alerts

Do you want to find out about future opportunities at Shell? Simply sign up by providing your email address and search criteria in the boxes below and we will deliver job alerts straight to your inbox.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Select a location from the list of options. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Ungraded NTBE, Wesseling, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyRemove