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Social Performance And In Country Value Lead
Apr 01, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Business Development
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Job Description

Job Description

Key Roles & Responsibilities

In Country Value (ICV)

  • Understand current local content, ICV policy and legal environment in Oman and how they may impact Shell's business
  • Act as integrator for other functions (Contracting & Procurement, Human Resources, Government Relations, Legal and Commercial) leading ICV workstreams
  • Secretary to ICV Steering Committee, chaired by Country Chair
  • Develop Shell's ICV external narrative
  • Develop and review Shell Oman's ICV strategy and plans
  • Compliance with ICV standards and reporting requirements as set out by Ministry of Oil & Gas (MOG) and other relevant government bodies
  • Co-ordinate Shell's involvement in MOG Operators ICV Steering Committee
  • Focal point for ICV Strategies for Major Projects
  • Support for development of local companies capabilities to provide basic services to the industry as well as equip them with business management skills.
  • Identify opportunities for the growth of Local contractors and new businesses
Social Performance (SP)
  • Serve as the Authorized Social Performance for Shell Oman (as per HSSE and SP Control Framework) including assets and projects to ensure compliance to standards and policies;
  • Oversee the consistency, appropriateness and updating of the SP plans of assets and projects as effective management tools to address social impacts;
  • Work with External Relations (ER) team to develop and implement stakeholder engagement plans and communications on SP and Social Investment (SI) related activities
  • Responsible for the social aspects of integrated impact assessments in-country and at opportunity/project level
  • Provide assurance and Technical Authority (TA) support on SP to the business (Subject Matter Expert for Value Assurance Review (VAR) /audits/SP reviews)
  • Coach, mentor and support local SP SI skill pool
  • Work with ER integrators to ensure any significant SP related activities are integrated into business plans
  • Manage a team of Community Liaison officers and SP Advisor

  • Lead and deliver of ICV Strategy and Plan, obtain buy in from business leadership and external stakeholders where appropriate.
  • Lead, develop and implement SP Plan as per Shell's Control Framework
  • Provide assurance of SP Compliance as per group standards
  • Gain alignment with partners on ICV and SP implementation during transition phase and beyond
  • Manage SP/ICV part of ER Budget
  • Oversee Shell's ICV reporting to MOG
  • Develop External messages and narrative on ICV and SP
  • Represent Shell in key external engagements including: MOG ICV Working Level team


Experience and qualifications required:
  • An understanding of broad energy industry issues and stakeholder perspectives.
  • Ability to think strategically and translate business objectives into multi-channel communication plans.
  • Ability to secure the trust of senior business leaders as well as key Joint-Venture counterparts and key external stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including sound writing and speaking skills, issues management, stakeholder engagement, and the identification/management of non-technical risks and key stakeholder relationships that may impact Shell's reputation.
  • Strong listening and influencing skills to enlist involvement/support from all levels, inside and outside organization. Capable of interfacing and coordinating with wide variety of groups, inclusive in approach. Proven track record as self-starter, willingness to assume management of complex projects, pay attention to detail and set priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Must have excellent English, Arabic verbal and writing language skills.
  • Experience of In Country Value in Oman
  • Experience in Community Relations
  • Minimum Bachelor's University Degree

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