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Shell Business Operations
Data aktualizacji: 2020-06-03
Kraków, małopolskie
BPO/SSC, Administracja
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Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.

Legal Counsel - Legal Services Corporate
Legal Counsel - Legal Services Corporate
Work location: Kraków

Job description:

We are looking for a capable and independent person to be part of a Global Operations team in Legal who will predominantly focus on the provision of legal services in respect of US pensions matters. We work as a team in providing legal advice and support and strive to be accepted by the business as a reliable, credible, professional business partner.
Principal Accountabilities:


  • Coordinate with the US pension plan administrator to formalize Board of Trustee meeting agendas, prepare pre-read materials, and draft proposed meeting minutes;

  • Perform Board of Trustee records management function (e.g., organized filing of meeting pre-reads, minutes, written consents, and plan private equity documentation);

  • Develop a process for and shift from a physical records file-plan to a fully electronic file plan;

  • Prepare draft secretarial certifications;

  • Collect documents needed for private equity investments;

  • Identify relevant documents needed for US pension plan participant claims and perform legal review;

  • Prepare US pension plan participant appeal files for the Board of Trustees;

  • Receive and review US pension plan class/group litigation reports, perform follow-up with outside counsel, and manage completion of litigation sign-on documentation;

  • Monitor US defined contribution litigation and prepare case summaries and periodic reports;

  • Demonstrate Shell’s Foundational Behaviors;

  • Understand the Shell Group structure and the Shell Control Framework; and

  • Carry out such other tasks to support colleagues within the Central Legal Services Team, as required. Carry out such other tasks to support colleagues within the North American Labor, Employment and Benefits Team and Central Legal Services Team, as required.

Dimensions :

This lawyer will report to the Central Legal Services Manager, SBO Krakow, in a team that supports a wide variety of other legal departments and businesses spread across the world and will need to show a high degree of flexibility and to be able to work and provide legal support to the business virtually. Also, whilst the role has a clear focus on US pensions matters, Central Legal Services works as a global team and all lawyers are expected to support each other and at times, undertake work supporting other business units. This cross-over is also encouraged from a personal development perspective.




  • Law degree with 5+ years of experience as a lawyer;

  • Well organized;

  • Enthusiastic self-starter who pro-actively identifies opportunities to improve the efficiency of business processes;

  • Commercially minded;

  • Capability to quickly build knowledge of different topical areas and a demonstrated solution-oriented attitude;

  • Self-confident team player with the ability to work independently under pressure with minimum supervision and to adapt quickly, with a clear strength in identifying priority assignments, managing time and expectations;

  • Strong analytical and issue spotting skills;

  • Able to work under time pressures created by fast moving businesses;

  • Ability to work as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds; and

  • Good verbal and written communication skills/ fluent written and spoken English

Number of Vacancies:

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
  • Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
  • Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
  • Attractive salary and bonuses
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
  • Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
  • Opportunity to participate in social and community projects

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer