Beijing, China
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Beijing, China

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Posting Start Date:

May 4, 2023

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Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Shell's story in China dates back more than 100 years. At Shell China we will make sure that your ideas will travel. All of Shell’s core businesses are now represented in China. We need world-class candidates to continue our drive to innovate and answer the world’s energy needs in socially and environmentally responsible ways.

If you want to play a role in China’s energy transition, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Where you fit in

In Shell Internal Audit and Investigations (SIAI) we work with all businesses in all parts of the world. We aim to deliver Independent, Courageous and Actionable insights from our audits and investigations and support learning and improvement at all levels of Shell. By doing so, we support sustainable delivery of Shell’s strategic goals: being a World Class Investment Case, upholding a strong Societal License to Operate and Thriving in the Energy Transition.

The Shell Global Helpline and SIAI’s integrity investigations unit is a cornerstone of Shell’s ethical culture, providing a trusted safe space for the raising of concerns.

What is the role?

The role of Investigator, Audit and Investigations – Integrity is an individual contributor role within the regional APAC integrity investigations team. As an experienced investigator who is capable of independently planning and executing between 10-15 complex investigations per year covering a wide variety of Shell Code of Conduct topics, such as in the fraud, theft, bribery and corruption, conflict of interest, harassment, trade compliance and anti-trust.

Effectively manage whistleblowers, maintaining the strictest confidence.

Conduct witness and subject interviews, and undertake the collection, preservation and analysis of evidence (digital and hard copy) to appropriate court standards.

Prepare detailed written reports subject to third party review (civil and/or criminal) and testify as required in legal proceedings.

Identify internal control and accounting weaknesses and determine the quantum of potential and actual loss.

What we need from you?

  • Experienced investigator with (1) experience in a corporate investigations role; (2) previous substantial law enforcement experience in conducting investigations into fraud or financial crime or (3) experience as a qualified forensic accountant.

  • Will have typically ten years’ experience in investigations, including preferably international experience performing investigations.

  • Bachelors, and ideally a Masters, in Accounting, Criminal Justice or Law, or equivalent on-the-job experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with the ability to understand complex situations, and handle large amounts of data and cut through to the key elements.

  • The role requires travel of up to approximately 25% although this is variable depending on location and requirements to assist with investigations in other Regions and countries as required

  • Familiarity with electronic data systems and data collection, working knowledge of forensic data interrogation techniques.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong stakeholder management capability and excellent interpersonal skills at dealing various and demanding levels of management.

  • Unquestioned honesty and integrity, ability to maintain strict confidentiality, independence, objectivity and standards of professionalism in the conduct and management of investigations.

  • Legal, Contracting & Procurement, Finance, IT or project management skills and experience within a major corporate would also be an advantage.

  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic and be able to work with minimum supervision, but should also be able to integrate effectively into a team environment, participate actively in delivering departmental goals and demonstrate strong collaborative and co-operative skills.

  • Is able to deal with the complex cases, high workload and high levels of ambiguity as well as managing senior stakeholder engagements successfully.

  • Language skills: English (fluent), Mandarin (fluent), other languages are an advantage depending on location.

More about Shell

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

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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