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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
We are looking for:
Project Manager - Legal

Why Work for Shell?

Honest, integrity and respect; "feel free to speak your mind" culture; health and safety rules; diversity & Inclusion culture
An energy leader
Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader {one of the world's biggest employers according to Fortune Global 500}. Join us and have a real impact on the operations of one of the world's largest companies.
Vibrant community
Become a part of a highly-driven team and get to know Shell's unique culture based on inclusiveness and collaboration.
Opportunies for growth
Spread your wings thanks to innumerable opportunities that Shell Business Operations Krakow offers its emloyees.
Impactful collaboration
Be an important participant of an international project.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car pakingspace
  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities
  • Energetic atmosphere at work
  • Attractive salary package
  • Shell Card
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities
  • Non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sports sections, and many more)
  • Attractive relocation allowance available once relocating from another country

Shell Legal's Project Managers are members of the Central Legal Projects team in the Legal Services Global Operations department, supporting all Legal departments, countries and regions. The focus for our team is to deliver all aspects of project management from initiation / business case, through to implementation and benefits realization.

Our department works closely with all legal departments to develop the resources, processes and tools to ensure that we continue to drive Operational Excellence. We are at the forefront of best practice in the industry and successful candidates will be the agents of change as the Legal function evolves.

The role encompasses, but is not limited to;

  • Knowledge and experience of project delivery, either as an IT Project Manager or Business Project Manager
  • Strong focus on business outcomes
  • Planning skills to shape, scope and schedule projects and initiatives at inception
  • Management skills to drive successful and efficient delivery of projects including management of deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues (global, central, cross-departmental and department specific)
  • Team building and leading skills to ensure project delivery effectively leverages the skills and expertise of delivery team members, business stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers
  • Communication skills to ensure that project reporting and stakeholder management are effective
  • Change Management skills to ensure that projects are implemented successfully and the value and benefits are realized
  • General consulting skills in facilitation, best practice development, process improvement, commercial management and change management
  • Collaborate with other teams, departments and global functions if required

Project Management

  • Project initiation, including experience in developing;
    • project charter/ terms of reference
    • business case
    • implementation plan
    • issues and risks log
    • project governance
  • End to end project implementation, including;
    • scope and design
    • business process analysis and design (where needed)
    • business requirements analysis, capture and prioritisation
    • implementation
    • transition to operations / operational support
    • close out
  • Projects can include technology enabled initiatives, strategic, global or cross departmental projects (Legal-specific and/or process improvement), and legal matters
  • Project dependency, risk and issues management and assurance
  • Project reporting and governance
  • Reuse and sharing of lessons learned
  • Change management

Special Challenges

  • Work as part of a global, virtual team
  • Need for strong team-working skills in a virtual environment
  • Versatility and adaptability
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, rapidly changing environment
  • Delivery and change management skills applied to drive business value enablement
  • Integrate with the prevalent culture in Legal across all engagements
  • Strong engagement skills, working with stakeholders at all levels on regular basis

Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Project Manager educated to degree level or equivalent
  • A proven track record of successfully managing and delivering projects on-time, within budget and scope, within a large global organisation.
  • Proficient in project quality management, and familiar with both waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to liaise effectively with all levels of management and other businesses and be able to build and maintain strong relationships with a large number of stakeholders, customers, leaders as well as team members.
  • Strong planning, communication, presentation and change management skills
  • Familiar with a range of analysis, modelling and design methods, and able to cope with complex data
  • Analytical and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Sound understanding and practical experience of risk and issues management.
  • Confident and self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail and high accuracy
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to work independently or with a variety of people across all levels of the organisation
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to take the initiative

Ideal but not mandatory:

  • Experience of project delivery within a Legal / Compliance context.
  • Post-graduate qualification or Professional Certification in Project Management
  • Good current knowledge of in-house Legal challenges, trends and industry developments.

About us

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 in Kraków:

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, a job at Shell will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of 5 Business Operations centres located worldwide, we will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and stakeholders.

Shell Polska employs more than 4400 professionals: 4100+ in Kraków and 200 in Warsaw.

Our employees represent over 50 nationalities and operate in over 20 defferent languages.
Shell in Kraków departments:

Customer Operations
Finance Operations
HR Service
External Relations
Internal Communications
Order to Delivery
Lubricants Supply Chain
Technical Asset Operations
Creative Solutions

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assitive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.

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