Economics Analyst / Advisor

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

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  • Contact:

    Stephanie Dillon

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    16 September 2019

  • Client:


London Head Office

The successful candidate will form part of the team providing commercial advice to the Group on all shipping activities, including Shell Trading’s crude/ products and LNG businesses and supporting major Group project developments with a maritime component.

The Shipping & Maritime organisation provides maritime expertise to all Group businesses. This expertise comes in the form of commercial shipping advice, maritime risk management and assurance, HSSE, LNG and Oil fleet management and operations, technology innovation and project design, extracting value from end to end of maritime value chain; through increased efficiency, innovation and digital ways of working. Shipping & Maritime supports the Trading business, LNG marketing and Trading and plays a critical role in floating activities across Shell, with almost every existing production area and new Group project.

The Commercial Shipping team provides commercial advice to the Group on all shipping activities, including Shell Trading’s crude/ products and LNG businesses and supports major Group project developments with a maritime component.  The returner will have experience in advanced modelling using excel but will need to be able to interpret, analyse and present detailed reports on future prospects to key business stakeholders.  Someone from a consulting background with a focus on Environmental issues would be considered.  As well as having strong analytical skills the role requires an individual to have strong relationship management skills with the ability to engage with both internal and external clients.

This role will offer the suitable candidate an opportunity to enhance their career by demonstrating their ability to think outside of the box and provide dynamic business solutions.

You will need:

Analytical skills, demonstrating commercial and financial acumen;
Previous modelling experience in Excel;
The ability to synthesise complex quantitative and qualitative data into concise and focused analysis, often against tight deadlines.

How to apply:

Submit your CV before 20th May 2019. Don’t worry about it being out of date. We’ll also ask you for a personal statement, or a covering letter attached to the front page of your CV. This helps us  better understand why you’ve taken a break from work, what motivates you, and where you see your career heading in future.

We’ll review all applications and contact our preferred candidates to arrange an initial interview with a recruiter. Next, there’s a second interview, probably in person with the line manager. We’re aiming to communicate the outcome to successful candidates during July.

To apply for any role in the programme you will need to have:

  • Taken a career break for at least 12 months (from the date of applications opening – 15 April 2019)
  • A keen interest in returning to work
  • Be able to undertake the role from September 2019 to March 2020
  • Demonstrate previous experience in a similar field with the required qualifications
  • Provide evidence of right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Work for the equivalent of 3 days per week or more