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    Full-time Position
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    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 21,2020
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    Associate Project Manager

    The Role

    Where you fit in

    Shell is hiring several Project Managers with different knowledge and experience levels in the IT Infrastructure organization who will be responsible for implementation of multiple small to medium-sized projects in the Connectivity space.

    You will be part of a local team of project managers collaborating with our internal IT delivery groups, IT suppliers and business colleagues across the globe. This group sits in the IT Service Organization of the Shell group and operates from four IT hub locations. The focus of our team is to enable business value for our customers by delivering Connectivity infrastructure changes in a projectized manner. Our scope ranges from delivering small to high complex projects and programs within the technology domains (W)LAN, WAN, Voice, Collaboration, Internet access and Firewall operations for the Shell group.

    What’s the role?

    As a Project Manager, you will plan, control, and execute a project or set of related projects to meet identified business needs and deliver business value, through acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills. You will be involved in delivering small and medium-sized Connectivity deployment projects with low to moderate risk and complexity. Also, you will be accountable for all aspects of successful on budget and on time project delivery of the projects assigned to you.

    In this role, your skills will be utilized within Project Management, Risk Management, Benefits Management and Change Implementation Planning and Management. On a daily basis, you will collaborate with the Connectivity Portfolio team (internal customer) and a range of stakeholders including Shell business managers, service providers and onshore & offshore suppliers. Your team as well as your scope is Global and remote in nature.

    More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

    • Plans, executes, monitors, controls, and closes all aspects of the project lifecycle.
    • Rigorously manages scope through a structured change management process to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed time, cost, and quality parameters with focus on delivering the business benefits;
    • Creates and validates financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and expenditures;
    • Proactively analyses risks and variances against plan to assess trends threatening agreed scope, time, cost, and quality commitments. Identify signs that a project may be at risk and escalate quickly and appropriately;
    • Ensures appropriate stakeholder change and communication plans and engagements are developed and executed;
    • Partners with business stakeholders to define success metrics and criteria and to identify, measure, and track planned vs. achieved benefits;
    • Applies project management and IT control/assurance methodologies, standards and processes including architecture, information risk management, and transition to support.
    • Creates a motivated high-performing team through team building, information sharing, workload management, and appropriate recognition. Develop the skills of team members through coaching and delegation;
    • Establishes and maintains appropriate and effective Governance structures and procedures to obtain resources, drive decisions, resolve issues, and deliver project objectives.

    What we need from you?

    • We’re keen to hear from IT professionals who have a bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Telecommunications or equivalent work experience
    • Maintains knowledge of project management methodologies and tools
    • Has a track record of successful delivery of small to medium sized infrastructure projects in a global environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Agile project management;
    • Preferably with professional project management certifications (PMP or Prince2 Practitioner);
    • Proficient in stakeholder management, communications and presentation skills
    • Possesses domain experience in one or more of the below specialisms
      • Cisco based WAN networks (MPLS, SDWAN, Routing protocols changes)
      • Circuit delivery with worldwide telco suppliers including the complexities of Industrial environments such as refineries)
      • Large Wireless LAN deployments and migrations between different Wireless technologies
      • Multilayer switching and structured cabling set-ups

    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.


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