Technical Data Management
Technical Data Managers at Shell are responsible for managing critical scientific and technical data and information.
The Shell Graduate Programme
Technical Data Management sits within the Technical area of the Shell Graduate Programme where you'll experience a three-year learning programme that combines on-the-job training with structured learning. It will introduce you to the full scope of Technical Data Management’s activities.
From day one you'll be given responsibility, working with a team of fellow problem solvers and senior technical experts on a current technical project in your chosen discipline. During the Shell Graduate Programme, you'll have the opportunity to rotate between roles, ensuring you are exposed to a wide variety of experiences that will support your career development.
Technical Data Management
Our Technical Data Managers are responsible for managing essential technical and scientific information and data used in Shell. You could join our 350-strong global network of professionals in this field making a critical contribution to the company. Technical Data Managers are at the forefront of not only assuring return on investment value, but also using technical data in a health and safety context to ensure safe and sustainable operations. Joining this team you'll need to have the desire to innovate: our Data Managers are leading the way by providing essential insights through new technical solutions to enable proper and informed decision-making that leads to competitive advantage.
Shell Graduate Programme: Why should I join Shell?
Title: 22 Shell Graduate Programme: Why should I join Shell?
Duration: 2:10 minutes
There's nothing like a direct question to prompt an honest answer. Hear what young experts in the Shell Graduate Programme have to say about Shell, based on their own experiences. Contributing to solving critical real-world problems, getting involved in large-scale projects, having the opportunity to go wherever you want within a global organisation. Find out what appealed to them and what will work for you.
22 Shell Graduate Programme: Why should I join Shell? Film Transcript
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Working at Shell
Why should I join?
‘’I work with great people.’’
‘’Working on multi-million pound projects.’’
‘’A challenging, a volatile, exciting industry.’’
‘’You're part of something that's important, moving, evolving.’’
‘’You're taking to governments about their energy needs and how they'll provide energy for citizens.’’
‘’We create a fuel that's burning cleaner, has fewer emissions and that's key to making a society with fewer CO2 emissions.’’
‘’You've got fantastic exposure to some of the real critical issues going on in the energy industry right now.’’
‘’We all know the challenges facing not just oil and gas companies but energy companies in general. I wanted to be part of working out that solution.’’
‘’Right now I'm working on a project which is to do with carbon capture, which is a big deal, because as an energy company I feel we should be contributing and we should be looking into ways of making the ways we produce energy nowadays even more sustainable.’’
‘’My projects are interesting, my colleagues are so friendly and supportive and I see myself developing every day.’’
‘’I get the opportunity to come up with ideas. Sometimes they get executed, sometimes they don't. People value me for that.’’
‘’Delivering your goals in Shell requires a multi-discipline approach and also a commercial mindset, so I'm regularly working in teams of various sizes, and thinking beyond the technical is a must.’’
‘’You get the opportunity to move around, see different parts of the business, apply your knowledge in those areas.’’
‘’And if you look at some of our senior managers, and look at their careers in Shell, they've tried these things out, and I don't think a lot of companies let you do that.’’
‘’When I started, I knew nothing about reservoir engineering, which is what I do now. Yet within a year, I was working on key projects.’’
‘’If you don't want to be inside Engineering all your life, you can go to Commercial, or you can do a Finance or Marketing role.’’
‘’You can go everywhere you want. Only it's up to you to take those opportunities and to determine what you value the most.’’
Consider a career with Shell
Apply online at shell.com/graduates
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Roles and responsibilities
A career in Technical Data Management with Shell opens up a range of roles and responsibilities, such as:
- Organisation – including pioneering practices in data handling
- Collaboration – engaging with a variety of experts from different fields
- Scoping – including deploying new standards and ways of working
- Knowledge sharing – supporting Technical Data Management product training and present Technical Data Management aspects
The aim is to have the right data available to the right people at the right time. You could be part of helping to achieve data analysis and storage, quality monitoring, applying lean principles and championing all issues related to the security, entitlements, obligations and governance of data.
Training and development opportunities
Joining Shell will give you access to our global network of career resources. You can expect on-the-job training, mentoring from game changers in the field, world-class formal learning and regular progress checks. Coupled with the programme structure, there are opportunities to mix with colleagues and fellow graduates to develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of Technical Data Management, as well as the overall structure of the business.
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