IT Business Analyst - LNG Trading



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023
, United Kingdom

Job Family Group:

Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit in

Business Analyst provides world class services to application development and enhancement projects. As a Business Analyst, you will identify and define the business needs of clients and stakeholders whilst helping to determine solutions to meet business needs or resolve business problems.

You will work as part of a global team in the IDT (Information & Digital Technology) organization. IDT drives business value through providing world class technical, functional, and consulting expertise to deliver the right skills, at the right time.

You would be joining a company where technical talent, growing careers, developing leading edge skills, and deepening Shell business knowledge is a high priority. You would bring your business analysis and domain skills to join our diverse and distributed IT team in the UK (London) working as one team together with other Shell IT hubs globally (Bangalore, Houston, Netherlands).

As a Business Analyst, you will support Shell LNG Marketing & Trading teams either working in the Data, the Freight or in the Salesforce team delivery innovation. The teams all share the objective of empowering enhanced trading decisions through access to trusted data and robust, scalable analytical models and visualizations along with automating business processes and integrating existing tools. You will experience a great opportunity to participate in delivering IT solutions in support of Shell’s Energy Transformation.

Come and join a team, who are committed to delivering excellence and value to the business.

What’s the role?

Working as a subject matter expert in Shell LNG Trading, Freight, and Operations, you would lead the identification and documentation of business requirements, working with technical teams to determine feasible solution options. You would actively manage the requirements through the end-to-end solution delivery lifecycle, from detailed design to implementation, testing and release, and ultimately the transition of expertise to the support teams.

Your role will vary depending on the projects in your portfolio, typically you would perform the following day to day activities:

  • Responsible for the successful planning and delivery of the project(s) business analysis methods, tools, and technology.

  • Acts as product SME for the associated delivery teams, developing a position as trusted advisor.

  • Close alignment with Business and IT Manager teams to align on product roadmap, demand pipeline, capacity, and capability requirements.

  • Ability to travel to business hubs depending on needs to meet with SLMT Business stakeholders.

  • Responsible for assuring functional design, resolves technical and solution design issues collaboratively.

  • Ability to coach and mentor wider business analysis team - playing a key role in elevating the overall capabilities around the Business domain and product knowledge.

  • Strong leadership, sound analytical skill and change management capabilities to work independently on transformation, improvement initiatives, liaising effectively with senior stakeholders

  • Describe technology in terms easily understood by business customers and set realistic expectations

  • Generate innovative approaches to existing problems or new opportunities.

What we need from you

We are keen to hear from the candidates with below skill set:

  • Significant experience in IT BA role working in geographically distributed teams

  • Knowledge of physical commodities trading markets and organizations (LNG, physical gas or oil)

  • Detailed knowledge of the LNG Market

  • You will be able to demonstrate a wide variety of skills including Freight & IMOS or Salesforce or strong Data and analysis (SQL/ Migration, Analytics) capabilities

  • Experience working in fast- paced project delivery using AGILE methods

  • Knowledge of Business Analysis techniques and tools with significant experience in project deliverables including the ability to:

    • Precisely capture business problems, value drivers, and functional/non-functional requirements

    • Translate business requirements into functionality and assess the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts of various solution options

    • Visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts

About Shell LNG Marketing & Trading (SLMT)

Shell LNG Marketing and Trading (SLMT) is the market leader in LNG, with one of the most diversified portfolios and largest market footprint. Over the next decade, the LNG market will become more commoditized. IT is driving innovation and automation in SLMT.

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy 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.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

As an equal opportunity employer, combining our ideas through a creative, collaborative environment and global operations – we have developed and will continue to nurture a unique workplace with an impressive range of benefits to ensure that joining Shell is an inspired and rewarding career choice for everyone.



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