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The Role

Here’s a great opportunity to showcase your technical talent and passion for data, and help us transform how we do business.

Working in a collaborative environment, with all the career opportunities you’d expect, and the chance to make a real difference to Shell’s performance.

Where you fit in

Shell has been at the forefront of the digital revolution for decades, embracing new data sciences and technologies to transform how we perform right across the company.

You’ll be joining our Statistical Consulting and R&D team, with a focus on delivering capability which brings wide-ranging expertise in statistics and data science to all our businesses, including analysis of data from equipment in Shell’s production assets, financial modelling and forecasting and statistical software development.

What’s the role?

As a Statistician, you’ll be applying cutting edge statistics to digital products, providing technical advice and support, and playing a pivotal team role in areas such as modelling of greenhouse gas emissions and spatial temporal statistics.

You’ll be actively leading on small projects, as well as supporting other leaders with the technical aspects of projects.

In practice that means you’ll be contributing to the improvement of existing statistical design and analysis processes, making use of networks to promote statistics, and advising on software tool development.

We expect you’ll be the type of person who relishes creative problem solving and the chance to identify new opportunities that match business strategy.

A good team player who uses your natural people skills to nurture relationships with stakeholders at a wide range of levels, collaborating with statistics staff and business customers globally.

What we need from you

We expect you to have an MSC, or preferably a PhD, in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or Operations Research. Some relevant professional experience will also be an advantage.

Beyond that, we’re keen to hear from men and women with as much of the following on your CV :

  • Evidence of strong technical skills, with direct, hands-on experience in the field of statistics.
  • An awareness of issues in statistics and dependence on data quality.
  • Experience in communicating within business at all levels.
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Experience with programming languages such as MATLAB, Python or R’ will be an advantage.
  • Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning.

    Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-

    leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy.

    We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy.

    As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week.

    Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

    Please note : We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

    Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch / Shell Group companies around the world.

    The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell.

    Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

    Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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