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Downstream Commercial Graduate Scheme

Contract Type
Graduate Opportunities
Business Administration, Energy & Manufacturing, Graduate, Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Across UK
Expiry Date
Graduate Programme 2019/2020 – United Kingdom Europe United Kingdom

Job Description


Job Description


Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We are one of the world’s largest independent energy companies, operating in more than 70 countries and employing around 89,000 people. 

We need people with passion. People who want to make the future by providing more and cleaner energy solutions. 

Whether you are interested in a Technical, Corporate or Commercial role, we can provide you with the experience and training you’ll need to become a future leader of our business. 


Shell Graduate Programme

The Shell Graduate Programme is designed to give students and graduates like you a real role in our business. Our graduate programme enables new graduates to become fully independent Shell professionals in 2-5 years. At Shell, new graduates have access to an unparalleled range of roles and world-class training and development opportunities, including:


Leadership skills development

Networking, Coaching and Mentoring relationships

World class training (classroom based learning, e-learning modules, accreditation)

Two job rotations in your chosen business area lasting 18 months each

What we look for in Shell?:

We are looking for ambitious students in their final year of study or those who have recently graduated, to help us tackle the energy challenge.

As part of our process to identify remarkable individuals, we use a competency-based assessment methodology which focuses on Capacity, Achievement and Relationships (CAR).


Capacity: We’re looking for people with the intellectual, analytical, and creative ability to learn quickly, identify issues, and propose innovative solutions.

Achievement: We want driven high-achievers full of curiosity, self-confidence and organizational skills.

Relationship: We’re searching for strong communicators who work well within a team, respect others and encourage and support colleagues.


How to apply:


Candidates will be asked to select the business area that they would like to apply for on the Shell Graduate Programme within the Application form.  You will be matched into a particular role based on your skills.  
We review applications and fill positions on a rolling basis, therefore, we may close particular business areas once they are filled.

To review the availability of the business areas within Shell, please visit the Role Availability page prior to submitting your application.

The future, yours to make. 




Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Please note that you must be lawfully authorised to work in the country in which you're assigned to work on the Graduate Programme.

Shell is an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome applications from students with disabilities. To enable you to demonstrate your potential we encourage you to be open about your disability and to request the support you require.


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