Here’s a unique opportunity to bring your commercial expertise, and experience of supply chains, to make a real difference to the lives of millions. A role that will see you developing your leadership skills, as you contribute to the success of a new business.
Where you fit in
This is an exciting opportunity to help grow new energy solutions that will ensure everyone has access to reliable electricity. This role sits within Shell’s Energy Access business as part of Shell’s New Energies, with a focus on finding commercial ways to help tackle energy poverty, by providing power to households and businesses in Africa and Asia.
You’ll be making your mark on an emerging business, with an opportunity to grow your leadership skills, working on access to energy that’s essential for global economic and social development.
What’s the role?
As Supply Chain Manager, you’ll play a vital role in our Energy Access business, optimising your contracting and procurement expertise to develop and deliver competitive commercial activities across a range of ventures.
Naturally, you’ll relish the challenge to be play a pivotal role in helping us grow a new business. Pro-active and resilient, you’ll use your commercial experience to identify and develop the best supply chain solutions, quickly scaling up the business and ensuring we make profitable progress.
You’ll be comfortable managing a mix of commercial activities, from global deals and market intelligence, to preparing bids and developing specific contracting strategy per project. Plus, you’ll be a confident communicator, collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders as well as motivating and empowering teams.
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.
What we need from you
We’re keen to hear from men and women with extensive contract and procurement and supply chain experience, and a passion for making an impact within new energies. Along with your Bachelor’s degree and a strong commercial mindset, we’d also hope to see some of the following on your CV:
An understanding of project management and services functions, including planning, quantity surveying, estimating, scheduling and cost control.
Some experience within front-end business development activities.
Experience and interest in working in smaller companies and businesses.
Proven ability to think critically and flexibly.
CIPS qualified, or an enthusiasm to work towards it, will be an advantage.