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Reference ID 139580BR_EN Updated 19/05/2020 Employment Type Full Time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States City/State Shell Tech Works - Massachusetts Work Location Shell Tech Works - Massachusetts

The Role

Where you fit in

The valuation and Risk lead role consists of economic valuation and qualitative and quantitative risk modelling.

The valuation and Risk Lead independently leads Atlantic shore project team in the areas of economic modelling and by doing so supports in guiding the JV through the wider Valuation and Risk landscape.

After making a successful PPA bid the valuation and Risk lead will be responsible to work with the team to further improve the business case in order to take Financial close / FID on any won projects.

What’s the role?

The successful candidate will support the Atlantic Shores Commercial Director in implementing commercial strategies (e.g. Commercial PPA’s) according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth of the Atlantic Shores JV. The candidate is also keen to investigate and deliver further OREC-compliant power trading optimisations.

The successful candidate is able to interface independently with relevant external (e.g. for price input) and parent company resources (e.g. Economist and Strategy department) to ensure the recently developed Atlantic Shores economic model is further improved and remains well understood.

The valuation and risk Lead will also be able to propose and implement risk management processes within the Project and prepare the Risk Management Plan. Act as the expert for any question regarding these processes, templates, related methodologies and quantitative risk tools used for the Project;

The successful candidate will develop and continuously update the Project risk register by facilitating risks workshops with Project Leads and other stakeholders, including: - Identify, categorize, analyze, qualify and quantify all inherent risks that can affect the Project; - Perform a prioritization of risks based on qualitative and/or quantitative assessment; - Implement and follow up the mitigation plans; - Secure risk ownership.

In addition, she/he/they will perform qualitative and quantitative assessment (Monte Carlo simulations) of Project risks and highlight hotspots for Management, and collaborate with the Scheduler and Project Services manager to incorporate risks in schedule and cost estimates (allocated contingencies and unallocated provisions).

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 required.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience within wind and/or offshore industry leading high-profile projects, negotiations and valuation work.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with risk identification, risk mitigation and of risk evaluation theories.
  • Demonstrates ability to independent model with discounted cashflow tools (in Excel) – incorporating factors from finance, economics and deal structuring theories
  • Must have experience in quantitative risk modelling and inclusion on these results into economic analyses.
  • Demonstrates ability to independent model with discounted cashflow tools (in Excel) – incorporating factors from finance, economics and deal structuring theories
  • Shows outstanding interpersonal oral and written communication, presentation skills
  • A collaborative mindset and ability to successfully deliver together with a fully motivated and fast-moving broader team
  • Any experience with offshore wind a significant competitive advantage.

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 behaviors. 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.

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.

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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
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