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Reference ID R9878 Updated 25/02/2021 Employment Type null Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United Kingdom City/State London Work Location London

The Role

Where you fit in

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining, and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviours. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

Shell Energy is an industry leader and the key face to the market for Integrated Gas, providing more and cleaner energy across a global portfolio of LNG, gas, power, and environmental products to meet our suppliers’ and customers’ current and future energy needs. Shell Energy is positioned to play a significant role at the heart of Shell’s Energy Transition. Through the growth of our gas, LNG, power, and environmental products businesses, we are supporting our customers’ desire for more and cleaner energy. Shell Energy’s Ambition is to be the Leading Global Provider of Energy Products and Services; the Leader in Cleaner Energy Solutions; the Most Trusted Energy Partner; and a Winning Team.

Our customers and counterparties encompass utilities and aggregators, power generators, large industrial and commercial energy users, trading houses, major resource holders and upstream producers of gas, investment banks, offset developers, and compliance entities.

What’s the role?

Shell Energy Europe & Environmental Products is seeking an individual to lead the Gas Market Analysis team. The position will be responsible for supporting one of the largest gas trading teams in the industry by producing best-in-class analytics, targeted directly at producing commercial recommendations which add value to the trading bottom line.

The successful candidate will:

  • Organize and prioritize the team’s development of models, supply/demand outlooks, and conceptual frameworks to further the desk’s understanding of short- and medium-term fundamental dynamics

  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders across the business to refine analytical priorities and maximize the delivery and impact of analytics.

  • Guide the team in developing trading strategies and recommendations based on rigorous analysis. Support trading decisions by providing recurrent and ad hoc trading analysis

  • Enhance and build the team’s capabilities by sharing new information, tools, and external best practice

  • Mentor and develop junior members of the team to enhance their commercial impact as analysts and foster positive and effective collaboration across the team

  • Effectively communicate views and findings to traders, analysts, and other stakeholders

  • Building collaboration across a large and complex business (U.S. Gas, LNG, European Power & Carbon) to generate consistent cross-commodity analytics and forecasts and to maintain best-practice in tools, data management, and technology


What we need from you

  • A good degree qualification is required

  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail

  • An ability to communicate complex information effectively and succinctly

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to problem-solving as part of a team

  • A strong level of experience of working in the gas market; a trading or commercial environment

  • A strong track record of analytical experience, ideally within European Gas markets

  • Clear knowledge of European gas markets and understanding of European gas infrastructure and physical natural gas flows

  • Experience mentoring and developing less experienced team members

  • Understanding statistics and modelling would be an advantage

  • Programming skills in SQL and Python, as well as familiarity with visualization frameworks (Tableau/PowerBI/etc.), would be an advantage

  • Experience in managing a small team would be an advantage

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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