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Shell Business Operations
Data aktualizacji: 2019-05-10
Kraków, małopolskie
BPO/SSC, Analiza
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Shell Business Operations
Wells Planning & Appraisal Analyst
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.

Wells Planning & Appraisal Analyst
Wells Planning & Appraisal Analyst
Work location: Kraków

Job description:

This position will provide Finance Planning & Appraisal support to the UK Wells Operated and is integral part of the Wells business team. The UK Wells business delivers new Well Engineering projects, Well interventions to create or maintain value from incremental production across our existing portfolio and Plug and Abandonment activities to ensure Wells are abandoned safely whilst maximising value in execution.
The UK portfolio is unique with projects and assets at every stage of the asset/facility lifecycle from exploration through to ultra-late life and abandonment. This role will be an active virtual business partner from Finance Operations Krakow that will co-own the Global Well Delivery Process delivering credible opportunities, competitive delivery and affordable execution.


  1. Strategy, Planning, Appraisal and Reporting

  • Support the country business planning, target setting, budgeting and appraisal processes for all UK Wells activities.

  • Coordinate and manage Wells country Latest Estimates (LE) and project LEs during project development. Ensure that any assumed performance improvements are credible, and that the project plan honours critical constraints identified in integrated activity plans.

  • Provide transparency on Well execution progress against promises for new Wells and Well abandonment activities.

  • Provide financial insight to management in Rig sequencing process to drive optimal value including management of change.

  • Coordinate and manage Quarterly Performance Appraisals for Wells General Manager. Provide financial insight for a quarterly appraisal, gather and consolidate performance updates from respective leads concerning i.e. HSE, Well Interventions, Materials Management.

  • Provide early warning via Risks and Opportunity statement in quarterly performance appraisal process.

  • Report Wells LEs and variance vs business plan to Shell Projects and Upstream organizations.

  • Support front end Well project development through Global Well Delivery Process.


  1. Governance, Risk and Assurance

  • Understand the Risk Management Process and works with the business to identify and mitigate long and short term risks and opportunities.

  • Ensure compliance with the Cost Estimating Manual, Opportunity Realisation Standards, Global Well Delivery Process, delegation of authorities, and accounting policies.


  1. Cost Management

  • Ensure financial integrity of benchmarking information 

  • Participate in Wells Planning & Appraisal networks to share and identify best practices in UK Wells P&A.

  • Support Well Analyst in project cost management for drilling operations.


  1. Continuous Improvement (CI) Focus

  • Drive CI in the organisation, develop and maintain CI capability.

  • Drive CI in planning & appraisal space with aim to reduce manhours spent on key processes such as opportunity plan.



  • Economics, accounting or finance university degree/qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in various financial/accounting positions

  • Strong finance understanding with analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong business partnering focus. Able to challenge the Business/Function to think through strategic issues and value opportunities. Demonstrate the courage to influence and co-lead the business by bringing analytics and insights to the table, speaking up about risks and creating focus on value.

  • Proven demonstration of change management behaviours: e.g. building relationships, influencing course of action, flexible thinking, yielding creative solutions, commercial mind-set, self-starter, courageous.

  • Ability to work under high pressure an in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Passion for data visualisation techniques and ability to use them in practice.

  • Preferably professional qualification (or actively studying) (ACCA, CIMA EMFC) or equivalent. 


Number of Vacancies: 1

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