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LCF Regulatory Intelligence Advisor

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Reference ID R147585 Updated 04/15/2024
Corporate Relations

What’s the role?

The Shell Trading & Supply (T&S) Products organization is at the heart of Shell’s Downstream business. T&S Products exists as the integrator with the rest of Shell PLC to enable stronger End to End (E2E) value delivery.  Low Carbon Fuels (LCF) is a fast-growing business within our T&S Products organisation, established to enable the delivery of Shell’s low carbon fuels strategy.

As a LCF Regulatory Intelligence Advisor you will have the opportunity to be part of the global LCF Regulatory Intelligence team and will be expected to have a strong understanding of LCF Regulatory framework in North America. You will support LCF T&S in developing and executing our regulatory strategy in Norh America with an overall understanding of the global LCF regulatory framework with our global team. You will also support our compliance efforts for all T&S LCF North American business, and will be expected to be at the forefront of seeking out opportunities & operationalizing the delivery of Shell’s low carbon fuel market offerings. This currently includes biofuels and bio feedstocks, as well as transport credit generation from newer fuels like green electricity and green hydrogen.

T&S LCF spans the wider Shell PLC thereby exposing the successful candidate to diverse stakeholders both internally and externally, providing an excellent platform to enter or accelerate a career at the heart of the energy transition. Internally you will be working closely across Shell PLC businesses focusing on decarbonizing many hard to abate areas including but not limited to aviation, maritime, chemicals, as well as the Hydrogen and Mobility (EV), Feedstock and M+A businesses. Externally, where appropriate you will be representing Shell in discussions with multistakeholder forums including but not limited to industry associations, regulators, and ministries, whereby the latter is in close cooperation with government relations.

The role will primarily focus on the United States, monitoring both national and state political and legislative landscape for opportunities and threats to our business and to then respond in a way that maximizes value for T&S LCF, usually through supporting the T&S LCF teams with business strategy development, as well as providing trusted Subject Matter Expert (SME) input to Shell’s policy and advocacy development for low carbon fuels. As the business grows and the regulatory landscape becomes more complex you will be expected to support and drive the required changes, ensuring Shell PLC can meet its energy transition aspirations as well as transportation fuel renewables and GHG reduction obligations.


  • Support the Global LCF team by reviewing, summarizing, and understanding implications of emerging regulations impacting feedstocks & finished bio-/renewable low carbon fuel in the transportation fuels businesses in the short, medium, and long-term. The transportation fuels businesses cover road, aviation, and maritime sectors.
  • Develop insights and identify commercial opportunities enabling the business to pursue these opportunities.
  • Represent Shell externally regarding low carbon fuels regulations including development of new/updated legislative instruments and clarifying existing regulations with regulatory bodies, industry bodies, and certification bodies and schemes, as well as address any requests from Regulators.
  • Support the identification of and alignment across Shell PLC of overall LCF Regulatory Strategy and Market design in close collaboration with Government Relations, Policy & Advocacy as well as the relevant Shell PLC businesses in United States
  • Support businesses in the implementation of regulatory requirements resulting from either new regulations or changes to existing regulations that would impact T&S LCF and associated businesses.
  • Prepare materials to engage traders, commercial leaders, and other senior stakeholders around opportunities and threats to the business.

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
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 or more years’ experience in trading with regulatory experience
  • Razor sharp attention to detail; expertise in analyzing and understanding laws; regulations; energy + climate plans. Ability to identify the critical pieces of information that will pose a threat or opportunity for the business
  • Passion for Low Carbon Fuels, renewables & energy transition space within a fast-moving real time trading environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to formulate opinions and to challenge the status quo
  • Expertise in and ability to interpret regulations & standards with a commercial lens impacting low carbon fuels such as the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), Cap and Trade, CORSIA, IMO, ISCC as well as any other Regulation with an indirect nexus.
  • An understanding of carbon reporting and accounting systems is desirable, both mandatory (e.g.: GREET) and voluntary (e.g.: GHG protocol and Science Based Targets Initiative) and how these fit in with the renewable transport regulatory frameworks referred to above
  • In-depth knowledge in the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) and/or voluntary sustainability certifications such as ISCC PLUS would be beneficial
  • Synthesize large amounts of information into manageable summaries/ highlights that could eventually drive effective advocacy as well as drive business opportunities & implementation through others
  • Deep understanding of voluntary compliance markets across transport sectors are a benefit
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at the same time & to respond confidently despite working in a high -pressure environment that is synonymous with a commoditized market
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills - ability to nurture and leverage relationships is the key to success in this role which requires the management of multiple internal cross function and business relationships as well as a strong external focus
  • Highly motivated with self-starter, learner mindset mentality, strong team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in Spanish would be desirable

The base salary range for this position is $122,000 - $182,000 per year. Individual pay will be based on various factors such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.

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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