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Market Risk Analyst

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Reference ID R127080 Updated 07/07/2023

What’s the role?

The Senior Market Risk Analyst is a member of the Oil Market Risk team and reports to the Products Risk Manager. The Oil Market Risk Team is responsible for understanding the trading markets and strategies employed by the oil trading business of Shell Trading and Supply.

The purpose of the role is to independently identify, measure, and report on the level of risk from new business proposals, material contracts, and trading market conditions in order to advise the commercial teams on mitigation strategies and risk appetite. The role will provide risk assessments and insights to senior management while collaborating with and providing market specific information and advice to others in the global Finance and Risk Management organization. This includes the Valuation, Quantitative Analytics, Risk Management Operations, and Technical Accounting teams among others. The Oil Market Risk Team will provide an independent view as to whether the organization is receiving appropriate compensation for the risk they are taking.

You will work closely with risk leads for all parts of the risk management spectrum including a significant Business Operations component, regular discussions with Front Office, Finance, Compliance and Back Office, and a focal point for crude oil risk related queries from across the RDS group.

What we need from you?

We are keen to hear from the following candidates with significant experience within a trading and risk management organization, including understanding of trading, operations, risk, compliance and mid/back-office business processes, policies, procedures, and controls.

We also hope to see the following:

  • Degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or IT; or relevant workplace experience in the energy trading industry.
  • Knowledge of the infrastructure of the products oil trading and supply industry such as oil fields, export terminals, shipping, pipelines, and refineries.
  • Understanding of financial, commodity and energy markets, derivative instruments, and hedging techniques.
  • Understanding of current regulatory proposals and how these can impact Shell.
  • Experience with DEX or comparable energy trading risk management system and ability to fully leverage its functionality.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Candidates shall possess extremely good judgment and shall be able to provide advice, while balancing risk and value daily.
  • Excellent attention to detail, methodical, organized. A trusted partner of the business.
  • Resilient when working under pressure, with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet key deadlines.

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone often applies when they do not feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

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