Strategy Consultant IT Legal & Government

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Shell
  • 16 Oct 18

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

Job Description

A mouth-watering opportunity for someone who understands the potential opportunities for innovation across Legal, Government Relations and Cross-Functions, bringing new ideas to a global IT department. Here, you can accelerate your career development.

What’s the role?

We are looking for an IT Strategy Advisor to provide support to the IT Manager (ITM) in Legal, Government Relations and Cross -Functions in delivering bottom line value to the business through implementation of innovative, new IT solutions and harvesting existing IT assets to enable the achievement of the business strategy, value drivers and KPIs.

The key focus areas of the role are:

  • Relationship management
  • Business intelligence
  • Integrated Business and IT strategy
  • Innovation & Opportunity Development
  • IT Portfolio Management
  • Value Generation

Working across our IT Legal, Government and Cross Functions team, you’ll be partnering with the IT Manager for Enterprise Legal Management, seeking out opportunities for us to innovate. Constructive and collaborative, you’ll convince the business that your ideas can add value; from there, you’ll champion and drive implementation.

We’re looking for your creativity and insight into areas such as advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, chatbots and the IoT. Don’t be deterred by the scale and complexity of our operations – we’ll make sure you have a support network in place that helps you to fully understand the existing technical landscape and our commercial priorities.


Above all, we’re keen to talk to commercially minded IT Strategy Advisors with significant experience in IT related to Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) capabilities including:

  • Matter management
  • Document management
  • E-Billing
  • Legal spend analytics workflow; collaboration contracts analytics compliance management

Armed with experience of identifying and maturing business IT opportunities, you’ll need to convince us you’re enthusiastic about technology developments in the field and highly conversant with how they can be applied to solve business problems.

It’s vital you can engage and influence both technical colleagues and business decision-makers; you’ll need to encourage a constructive dialogue between the two so that IT and the business begin to think and act in alignment.

Last but not least, you’ll need plenty of team spirit and a getting things done mentality. You’ve shown you can easily adopt new ways of working – if you understand Agile too, we’d really like to talk to you.

Our values 

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach.

Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

Women’s perspective

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible, appealing and supportive a place for women to work as possible. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2016.

We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll help foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme and our extensive Women's Network.

People with an impairment

At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We want to encourage those of you who may face an impairment to regard Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. It's as simple as that.

If you'd like to apply, just let us know about your circumstances. We can support you throughout the process. From application, to interview, to your first day of a rewarding career with us.