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Reference ID R47138 Updated 17/11/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country China

The Role

What's the role?

The IDT Advisor supports the IDT Manager to identify, realise, and protect value across the IT business portfolio. The role drives rigour and discipline in the opportunity realisation process and under scope agreed with the IDTM self-starts to drive standalone technology and data opportunities within the Portfolio.

The IDT Advisor demonstrates understanding of business vision, strategy and KPIs, balancing these with knowledge about the Enterprise IT vision, strategy, and prevailing technology standards. Day to day the IDT Advisor demonstrates curiosity about commercial problems and displays the requisite behaviours to drive Portfolio fulfilment of target KPIs.

More specifically, your accountabilities include:

Stakeholder Management

  • Supports the IDTM with the management of a network of business and x-functional IT stakeholders, building and sustaining working relationships.

  • Contributes to senior business stakeholder engagements by supporting the IDTM to inform, influence, and challenge with data-driven insights.

  • Applies a commercial mindset and an IT practitioner lens to working closely and collaboratively with business stakeholders (below VP/GM level) under IDTM direction.

  • Understands the importance of working across organisational boundaries to enable value and utilises the business facing natural team to align IT in maximising dollars invested.

  • Builds reports consciously, listens actively, and tells compelling stories; co-creates where necessary, contracts correctly, and challenges constructively across business, IT and cross-functional stakeholders

Integrated IT and Business Strategy

  • Contributes actively to the evergreening of the IT Strategic Plan, contracting with the IDTM on areas of individual ownership and development.

  • Understands business KPI’s and IT’s strategic role in their fulfilment.

  • Explores commercial and customer problems under IDTM direction, determining possible technology and data investment or optimisation opportunities across the IT business portfolio outside of product line scope.

  • Understands the Enterprise IT strategy and associated standards for technology compliance and risk management.

  • Demonstrates understanding of business change impacts from technology and data adoption and creates appropriate responses and mitigations during planning.

IT Portfolio Management

  • Owns and manages areas of demand, with IDTM oversight, working closely with business stakeholders to understand and capture detailed business requirements.

  • Works to align the business facing natural team around elements of the IT Strategic Plan for optimisation of portfolio investments, reduction of operational costs, and management of risk. Innovation

  • Demonstrates art of the possible from technology and data, experimenting through IDTM agreed prototypes to prove value.

  • Demonstrates curiosity about new and emerging technologies, actively seeking to understand how to commercialise products and services.

  • Champions prototyping and piloting of new technologies as a better way of demonstrating business value, else failing fast and applying learnings to future opportunity development.

  • Champions use and visualisation of data to drive commercial conversations and inform decision-making.

  • Champions and applies new methods and ways of working to optimise organisational performance.

You will thrive in the following challenges:

  • Build interface and strong relationship with one or two growth business portfolio from scratch, properly build alignment and their understanding of China unless strategy, IDT roadmap and delivery approach

  • Mange growing and sometime changing business demand, effectively build handshake with central IDT team, build strong business cases and investment proposals

  • Able to translate business demand to fit for purpose IT solution, facilitate IT feasibility study and select right local/global partners for delivery

  • For brown field portfolio, able to manage business changes and IT solution migration strategy, ensure business operation would not be impacted and solution value can be realized

  • Work with natural team, able to influence diverse team to solve complex problem and achieve desired outcome

Shell's story in China dates back more than 100 years. At Shell China we will make sure that your ideas will travel. All of Shell’s core businesses are now represented in China. We need world-class candidates to continue our drive to innovate and answer the world’s energy needs in socially and environmentally responsible ways. 

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.

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.

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