Feb 13, 2020

IT Senior Business Consultant - Deer Park, TX

  • Shell Oil Company
  • Deer Park, TX, USA
Full Time Permanent Business Consultant Information Technology IT

Job Description

Here is the perfect platform to stretch your technical skills and commercial knowledge, with a great opportunity to make a real impact on our core business, helping us implement and manage solutions that will direct the future of Shell's global success.

What is the role?

As IT Advisor you are going to have a broad scope of responsibility, helping us match technological advances with business operations at our downstream manufacturing site at Deer Park, Houston.

On one hand, you will be using your expertise in both IT and business analysis to drive our business intelligence, spotting opportunities and informing future strategy that will keep us ahead of the market. On the other, you will optimise your knowledge of the latest technologies, ensuring that data, processes and technology solutions are embedded in the organisation using a hands-on mentality.

A self-starter with excellent organisational skills, it is your talent for communications that will see you succeed. Working collaboratively with a range of business and IT stakeholders, you will help to impart a unified understanding of how IT can support business improvements, managing expectations and influencing decision-making.

You will take ownership on a wide variety of IT related activities and drive these through to conclusion to deliver the desired business outcome. You will need to collaborate with various teams in our IT community to delivers results, e.g. Service Operations, Competency Centre, Information Risk Management, Architecture etc.

Where you fit in

This role provides support to the Site IT Manager, with a focus on business continuity and improving the IT landscape at our Deer Park site. You will be a first point of contact for helping business and IT colleagues implement innovative IT solutions and identify and resolve concerns, supporting overarching IT performance that brings the best value to the business.


What we need from you

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate / possess most of the following skills / attributes:
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • An active TWIC card or the ability to get TWIC card ( https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic ).
  • Able to work closely with site stakeholders at all levels to build trust and understand their goals, motivations, constraints, risks, and operating environment.
  • Broad knowledge of IT concepts and architecture to be able to challenge colleagues in a healthy manner.
  • Relevant knowledge of Downstream Manufacturing (Refinery and Chemicals) Business environment and awareness of the associated business processes.
  • Experience within the field and a familiarity with heavy industry processes (for example chemicals, automotive, utilities, etc.) is desirable.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of IT experience, preferably as a Business Analyst or in IT Service Operations.
  • Bachelor's Degree related to Information Technology required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience with Information Management and/or Process Control Domain.
  • A broad understanding of digitalization and associated tools and techniques.
  • Experience working with multiple internal and external groups to support successful delivery outcomes.

Company Description

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.

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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