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Compliance Advisor

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Reference ID R125553 Updated 09/18/2023

What’s the role?

The Compliance Advisor will provide Compliance support for Shell Trading & Supply’s North and South America commercial trading and sales & origination activity in Natural Gas, and/or Electricity as well as the renewables space. This role will interface with the commercial staff (front-line traders, sales and origination staff, operational staff, and functions) for regulatory and policy matters, questions, and concerns.


  • Providing advice related to compliance with external regulations / internal requirements, or conformance with Group Standards, Manuals and Shell Trading Policies.
  • Providing advice and guidance related to the understanding and mitigation of regulatory and compliance risks such as market manipulation, anti-trust, bribery & corruption, and money laundering, compliance with Dodd Frank rules and others.
  • Provide input, expertise, and support in the development and execution of the Compliance Training agenda.
  • Participate and represent Shell in external working groups in efforts to ensure best practices for Compliance.
  • Work with Shell Ethics & Compliance organization (including Trade Compliance, Antitrust, Anti-bribery & corruption, and Data Privacy) to ensure accurate and appropriate guidance to T&S staff.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the various lines of business in T&S and apply internal and external standards to commercial activity to ensure appropriate Compliance risk mitigations.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • 5 or more experience in a combination of Trading Compliance or comparable Governance and Audit roles
  • Knowledge of North American physical/financial crude oil, refined products, natural gas and/or electricity markets is preferred
  • Strong understanding of trading instruments, trading strategies, and risk concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills including the ability to interact with all levels of staff and management
  • Team-oriented with the ability to work independently and share knowledge and learnings broadly

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents. Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives. For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays. Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at

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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.

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  • 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.

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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.