The Shell Graduate Programme

In the Corporate Functions area of the Shell Graduate Programme, you'll experience a three-year training programme that includes two 18-month job rotations. From day one, you'll benefit from being given real responsibility with our highly experienced IT teams, working alongside major global corporations such as Microsoft, SAP and IBM. We seek innovators and visionaries who can work alongside our leading IT experts to push the boundaries of Shell’s operations. You could gain experience on groundbreaking projects while exploring your creativity and developing your leadership skills.

Information Technology

Do you have a capacity for teamwork, commercial aptitude and a taste for problem solving? With these qualities you'll feel at home in our IT team, working alongside talented professionals on a range of highly complex business functions, from finance through to engineering. At Shell, we are continuously innovating, so the working environment is fast-paced and challenging, but incredibly rewarding.

'The Internet of Things powers the future of energy.'

Rene Honig, Shell VP Strategy & Innovation

On our Graduate Programme you’ll join friendly and supportive teams where you will collaborate with world-leading technology and systems professionals. Your curiosity and problem solving skills will be applied to roles such as Business Analyst, Project Manager, IT Architect, Data Manager or Application Delivery Analyst. Join us to create something remarkable together.

You will embark on a three-year training programme that includes two 18-month job rotations. You’ll benefit from being given real responsibility within a team that is a part of one of the largest in-house technology functions in the world. You’ll work alongside suppliers such as Microsoft, SAP and IBM.

With hands-on experience on groundbreaking projects and guidance from some of the leading experts in business technology management you will develop your leadership qualities and become an accomplished Shell professional, while keeping your creative flair alive.

"When you’re involved in a big project you start to talk about making change. The work I do makes a difference to our organisation and customers – it’s visible."

Yongqin Du, Shell UK Graduate from the Business Technology Programme

'There are a lot of bytes in a barrel.'

Rene Honig, Shell VP Strategy & Innovation

Roles and responsibilities

Working on rotation will provide you with an on-the-job insight into various functions of this highly technical division. Roles include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • IT Architect
  • Project Manager
  • Service Delivery Manager

Your responsibilities could include:

  • Implementing global projects
  • Providing IT consultancy and technical development
  • Developing proposals and performing business analysis

Training and development opportunities

Formal learning modules on the Shell Graduate Programme include Business Analysis, Business Process Improvement and Risk Management. You'll also be coached in various aspects of Shell’s IT functions and experience technical, commercial and leadership training to help you apply your technical knowledge to our business needs. There is a culture of continuous learning at Shell, so in addition to your formal training, you’ll receive ongoing coaching and mentoring, and regular in-depth development checks to ensure you’re on track to reach your potential.

Your rewards and benefits include:

  • The opportunity to work on global projects with external partners
  • A structured development programme, highly valued across the industry
  • Working for a globally recognized brand tackling globally significant challenges
  • Excellent flexibility and work-life balance
  • A minimum starting salary of £32,500 and opportunity for rapid progression
  • Formal learning modules include Business Analysis, Business Process Improvement and Risk Management.

Your background

The Business Technology graduate programme particularly suits graduates of any IT related study or those with a business degree with IT exposure we are also open to other degree courses as long as an interest in the technology field is reflected in your CV.

Your application

When applying for Shell Graduate Programme in Business Technology, please select 'IT' as your Areas of Interest.

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