Senior IT Project Manager



IT, Operations
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Job Family Group:

Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

September 4, 2023

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

What is the role?

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and controlling a project or set of related projects to meet identified business requirements and deliver business value, through acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills, within the agreed parameters of cost, timeframes, risk, quality and benefits.

It will be responsible for engaging and managing effective relationships with key stakeholders within Upstream Deepwater teams and other businesses (RES, Trading, Midstream, etc) as well as interfacing with Upstream Deepwater IDT Natural teams. The role is required to ensure that project objectives are aligned to business and IDT strategies, project progress (including changes) are successfully communicated and coordinated to ensure project targets are met.

The role will be exposed to senior levels within the organization, different businesses and IDT stakeholders in and out of Brazil, external vendors, so needs to demonstrate the ability to influence key stakeholders without direct authority.

This is a challenging and complex assignment, requiring an energetic self-starting individual with a broad understanding of Upstream processes and IDT systems.


  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Support IDT Advisors on creating business cases to justify solution value and purpose
  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and control projects within agreed parameters of cost, time and quality.
  • Translate business requirements into functionality and assess the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts of various solution options.
  • Create clear documentation to communicate requirements and related information over the project lifecycle.
  • Research potential solutions and innovative ideas. Guide and manage interactions with technology vendors.
  • Lead stakeholder management activities including facilitation of large design sessions.
  • Able to Lead and manage cross-functional projects
  • Able to drive global-level initiatives, with ability to influence outcomes, gain senior stakeholder support in developing strategy and setting business priorities and deliver results while leading and managing multiple objectives.
  • Work effectively within a diverse global team with strong analytical, interpretive and presentation skills; able to synthesize complex information and prepare concise, compelling presentations
  • Influence others through effective communications and providing challenge
  • Be a self-starter and successfully complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Work under pressure to achieve deadlines
  • Gain confidence of leaders and/or stakeholders.
  • Change Management skills: Engage business focal points, Subject Matter experts, vendors and IT internal teams, to make sure impacts in business processes and systems are clear and will be delivered as per plan.
  • Knowledge/Previous Experience within Oil Industry, especially Upstream process areas (mainly Finance, Logistics, C&P and Material Management) is desired

What we need from you

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or any related degrees.
  • Project Management proved experience (5-7 y+)
  • Previous experience managing AI/Power Platform/Data Analytics type of projects would be a differentiator
  • Corporate IT experience is a must.
  • Fluent/Advanced English speaking (and writing), capable of running presentations remotely to multiple countries
  • Business Analysis or/and Project Management Certificates are desired
  • Knowledge of Business Analysis techniques and tools.
  • Agile project experience.
  • Ability to take a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving and pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to communicate concisely and clearly.
  • Lean Practitioner training and experience are an asset.
  • Learner Mindset and Digital Capabilities and Skills


The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re 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

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



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