Downstream Soil and Groundwater Senior Program Manager in China

Field Risk Assessor Premier Waste Recycling Ltd Leeds

Downstream Soil and Groundwater Senior Program Manager in China

Job Ref: 128946BR

Location: Beijing, China

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Key Accountabilities of this role: 

  • Contractor performance and HSSE Management.
    • Drive Goal Zero performance culture.
      • At environmental consultant companies, and their subcontractors, whilst also contributing to front line worker safety in all areas of the businesses we support.
    • Establish project strategies, approve the deliverables, oversee the consultants and monitor costs, and delivery against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Key Actions (KAs).
    • Ensure compliance with the SGW financial approvals procedures.
  • Internal and external stakeholder management.
    • Build, nurture and actively manage critical relationships with internal business stakeholders as a TRUSTED ADVISOR.  The stakeholder matrix is comprised of a diverse set of stakeholders at various levels in the business that requires the Senior PM to flex communication styles to meet the needs at each level.  Stakeholders include internally in SCL (Vice President VP, Network Delivery Managers NDMs, General Managers GMs), WOFE (GMs), and JVs, and for other SCL Downstream Class of Businesses (COBs) within his/her portfolio.  Commercial acumen is a key skill to develop deep understanding of SCL WOFE COB business drivers to deliver fit-for-purpose risk management strategies, whilst supporting the JVs business drivers to manage and minimizes current and future liabilities.
  • Risk Management Solutions.
    • Identify and drive adoption of best practices and continuous improvement for managing SGW risk across his/her area of responsibility.
    • Oversee and ensure proper implementation of the technical assurance process with Project & Technology (P&T) SGW Technical Assurance.
    • Ensure that Shell environmental standards are met on all SCL WOFE projects.
    • Ensure that Shell environmental standards or its equivalent are met on all JVs projects.
    • Support and delivery of strategies, standards, and tools that guide business in understanding and managing risk.
  • Due Diligence.
    • Key role in delivery of a significant growth agenda:
      • Sites requiring Due Diligence anticipated in the WOFEs. WOFE sites are in all stages of a lifecycle of an asset.
      • Sites expected in the JVs in that requires:
        • Accelerated pace of growth requires a Senior PM to deliver site assessments concluded every year in the WOFE despite tight resources in the market where delivery of the assessment with a short turn around is critical to delivery of the deal
        • Expecting to manage up to 10 other COBs (e.g. Trading & Supply (T&S), Lubricant Supply Chain (LSC), Bitumen (Specialties), Petrochemicals, etc.) investment projects lifecycles of an asset.


What we need from you 

  • Demonstrates HSSE leadership and commitment.
  • Minimum of  5 years of experience in environmental management, remediation, project management, risk and liability.  
  • Science Degree, preferably in earth sciences / environmental engineering discipline Technical / Engineering. 
  • Ability to lead, influence, persuade and deliver in a manner suitable to various stakeholder groups.  
  • Negotiation and stakeholder (internal and external) engagement skills.  
  • Analysis and decision-making skills.  
  • Team player with interpersonal and relationship management skills which are aligned with Shell values of dignity and respect and clearly demonstrate the leadership attributes.  
  • Strong fluency in both spoken and written English, with excellent mastery in Putonghua (known as Mandarin outside of China) both spoken and written.  
  • A broad understanding of the China business drivers of the different SCL WOFE, JVs, and Downstream CoBs.  
  • Proven success in delivering and managing change.  
  • Candidates with CI accreditation(s) are seen as a plus.
  • Applications from staff requiring flexible working hours and/or days are welcomed. 
  • Travel is expected to be within China (all provinces where WOFE and JVs have presences) and limited outside of China.

How To Apply

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