Rss test description en-us Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:29:46 GMT Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:29:46 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Project Management Analyst]]> Overview:

Financial Project Controller: Specializing in project and account operations with a key focus on financial management. Working with our project team, you'll be a key player in the Project Management Office in supporting mid to large-scale projects or programs.


The role is largely focused on Project Financial Management and requires experience and skills in the area of financial reporting and analysis.

Key activities include:

  • Review contracts and understand significant financial terms and conditions, maintain copies of all contracts and execute accordingly
  • Assist with budget and quotation
  • Track project financials to reconcile actuals and forecast against budget and analyze any variances
  • Ensure project financial tracking reconciles with internal accounting reports and accurately tracks key financial performance indicators
  • Prepare accurate and up to-date financial summary reports for review with stakeholders
  • Generate reports for internal and external clients, relating to finances, forecasting, resourcing, others as well as ad hoc reporting
  • Create client invoicing and supporting documentation in accordance with the contract terms. Resolve any issues in regards to invoicing.
  • Monitor, follow up, and report to management on outstanding Accounts Receivables
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of all work, and ensure project operates in compliance with firm policies
  • Support and coordinate project management through analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Manage and coordinate project initiation and implementation.
  • Assist with the creation and execution of project work plans, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Monitor project progress, oversee financials and track expenses
  • Create and Maintain project document repository.
  • Maintain Project team database, records, schedules, etc.
  • Schedule regular project team meetings
  • Assist Project Manager to organize and communicate team-building activities
  • Create and maintain Onboard/Off boarding procedures and orientation manual
  • Work with Project Manager to develop project Status and Issue Log templates
  • Assist with the preparation of weekly or biweekly project status reporting
  • Establish document control procedures
  • Ensure deliverable sign off is obtained and properly archive all Key Project deliverables
  • Work with Project Manager to develop processes and templates
  • Manage and creating statements of work, purchase orders and change orders
  • Work closely with Project Manager to ensure Quality and Risk Management processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Procurement management; track vendors and subcontractor contracts and serve as contact for internal and external resource providers
  • Monitor client requests for service and resourcing.
  • Coordinate resources to help deliver projects within the budget and time commitments


  • 3-5 years of experience (financial background and project management support experience required)
  • University degree in a business field required
  • Previous experience in a financial analysis role
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Software Skills: Advanced Excel, Outlook, MS Project, Word, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment and deliver significant value
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.
  • Familiarity with project management/tracking tools such as Replicon is a plus
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:23:26 GMT
<![CDATA[Senior Process Engineer-Hydroprocess]]> The Sr. Process Engineer is part of the Scotford Manufacturing Technology Department supporting the North Production Unit. Scotford Manufacturing includes both refinery units and chemical units. The Sr. Process Engineer works with process engineering, business, production, projects and maintenance teams to optimize and troubleshoot the performance of their assigned unit(s). The Sr. Process Engineer provides technical assurance and technical support for their assigned area of the plant. A day in the life of the Senior Process Engineer: Provides proactive technical support to help ensure that their assigned process units and systems are operated in a safe, environmentally sound and efficient manner in accordance with established guidelines. Provides mentoring and coaching to Operation Support Engineers (OSEs) and potentially supervises a summer intern. Collaborate with the Process Engineering Supervisor on development of less experienced OSEs. Provides guidance to OSEs in proposing appropriate operating targets for the process units and systems to meet established feed and product specifications. Audits unit/system performance against those targets. Proposes changes to enhance the performance of the units/systems within the established operating boundaries. Identifies and communicates issues to the appropriate technical and operations personnel. Leads or assists in evaluation of complex technical or operational problems. Assists as appropriate in problem definition and ensuring solutions. May coordinate the efforts of other resources to address specific problems or for scheduled startups or shut downs. This can include other disciplines and P&T resources as warranted. Provides technical documentation to ensure knowledge retention, continuity, and organizational learning. Provides the process engineering Technical Assurance function for Management of Change requirements in their assigned area. Work with Process Engineering Supervisor on TA strategy opportunities (i.e. catalyst cycle length) and support the OSE's in TA planning and execution activities. Provides technical overview to turnaround planning activities as well as startup/shutdown procedures. Provides technical guidelines for high impact events such as catalyst regeneration, catalyst loading, furnace decoking, and decontamination issues. Coordinates input and deliverables of P&T resources in support of operating area technical needs. May prepare or present the technical content of specialized Operator/Craft training. May lead special projects or studies within the refinery. Provide process engineering participation in PHAs and Incident Investigations within assigned areas. Acting as the department focal point for process safety management including participation on causal/RCA teams, MOC assurance for EIT's in the PU, contribute as a technical team member in HSE and the group focal point for RV revalidation Ensures process team engagement with the Shell P&T specialists to keep them informed as to the major unit/systems issues and progress in resolving. Discusses advantages and disadvantages of changes to the operation to enhance the performance of the units/systems. Serve on teams external to the site in order to share best practices across the Shell Manufacturing sites i.e. Technical Integrity Networks. Work with Process Engineering Supervisor and Manufacturing Technical Advisors to understand the direction of the business and how that fits with the operation and capability of the units. Reviews the Planning weekly and monthly Reference plans for proper representation of their operating units and systems. Participates, as appropriate, in the morning operating meetings to ensure process issues or opportunities are fully understood. PU focal for LP sub models and validation. Initiates and champions Margin and Energy projects for the PU. Identifies and defines process improvement opportunities and develops the business cases for justification. Serves as a resource to the project team during the development and implementation of these projects. Provides support to long term strategy planning for the units/systems. Provides support and leadership to multidiscipline teams addressing cross organizational issues / opportunities. Participate in audits as needed to maintain compliance with government requirements as well as local and corporate standards.]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:21:59 GMT <![CDATA[Legal Counsel]]> Projects & Technology (P & T) was established to execute Shell's capital investment projects and improve performance, functioning as the red thread across the Shell value chain. P & T works closely with Upstream and Downstream colleagues to enhance our competitive edge. Shell's projects are executed by P & T as part of Shell's journey to achieve Top Quartile (TQ) performance. P & T provides technical services, technology capability and major project delivery in both Upstream and Downstream activities. We also deliver differentiating technical information (IT) for Shell and drive research and innovation to create technology solutions for tomorrow. The efforts to improve Shell's project execution capabilities are closely tied to various business improvement programs in P & T Projects, Safety & Environment and Contracting & Procurement, such as contract management, contract standardization, strategic contractor alliances and supplier account management are also rooted in P & T.

Shell Global Solutions through technical services, licensing and products such as catalysts aims to add value to shareholders and to Shell's™ bottom line through the pro-active provision of winning and differentiated technology and competitive technical support, to Shell and selected third parties.

The role of the Legal Services Projects & Technology (LSPT) organization is to provide legal advice, support and related services to the Projects & Technology Businesses in a proactive, timely, cost-effective and professional manner with a view to furthering business objectives and protecting shareholder interests. LSPT seeks to ensure that legal risks are identified, appropriate alternative structures and strategies are considered and documents are drafted to reflect accurately commercial decisions, at all times consistent with professional standards, legal obligations, the Shell General Business Principles and the rest of the Shell Control Framework.

The legal counsel provides legal support to those in P & T who are accountable for all technical aspects of the projects, including engineering and design, procurement and construction, contract management, settlement of change orders and warranty claims. Involvement starts as early as possible (contracting strategy and contract tenders) and ends after the facility is handed over to the operator.

Accountabilities include:
Development (strategy, drafting and negotiation) of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Engineering, Procurment and Construction Management contracts both lump sum, reimbursable, as well as hybrid contracts, and advice on related contract claims Identify legal risks and alternative strategies in defined areas Ensure legal documents accurately reflect commercial decisions, at all times consistent with legal obligations and the Shell Control Framework Help P & T in its journey to TQ performance by developing standard legal documentation, such as model contracts available through the MCL Represent Shell to third parties Instruct and manage external counsel, where required]]>
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:21:59 GMT
<![CDATA[Desktop Support Analyst]]> Overview:

Provides day-to-day technical support to employees for network infrastructure and internal desktop systems software and hardware. Performs general maintenance tasks and resolves less complex problems immediately, while more complex issues are identified to a higher level of support. Installs, configures and troubleshoots desktop systems, workstations, Servers and network. Maintains passwords, data integrity and file system security for the desktop environment. Communicates highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel. Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades. May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects. May conduct training programs designed to educate an organization's computer users about basic and specialized applications. May involve use of problem management databases and help desk system.


The Analyst Level works on assignments of a moderate scope where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Troubleshoots for systems with limited supervision. Acts as liaison between customers and departments. Requires 2-5 years of related work experience, or AA degree, or technical training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Employees working on client accounts must possess A+ certification.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:21:04 GMT