The Shell Graduate Programme

In the Corporate Functions area of the Shell Graduate Programme, you'll take part in a three-year development programme that includes two job rotations. From day one, you will sit in an actual job as part of a team that delivers the specialist advice that enables Shell to operate as a highly competitive global business. As an HR Graduate, you'll have the opportunity to be part of real projects that shape our Shell people strategies, while developing your skillset in order to become one of our game changers.

Human Resources

A career in Human Resources at Shell will satisfy the most curious minds. For example, you could be involved in activities such as providing organisational support and managing change, or defining and delivering team development programmes. You could lead projects in staff planning, compensation and benchmarking; design and implement performance management systems; or promote diversity and inclusiveness. With opportunities in both generalist and specialist roles, our Human Resources jobs offer you the chance to experience different business areas, try different types of HR roles and begin a career that offers responsibility no matter where in the company you operate.

Roles and responsibilities

Job rotations let you experience the breadth of roles Human Resources offers and enables you to make an informed decision on where to take your career. Roles might include:

  • Graduate University Relations Recruiter
  • HR Account Manager

  • Policy Advisor

  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Remuneration and Benefits Specialist
  • Talent Advisor
  • Organisational Design & Change Consultant
  • HR Strategy Advisor
  • Learning Advisor

You could have the chance to get involved in areas such as:

  • Attraction and Recruitment
  • People and Team Development
  • Organisational Support and Change Management
  • Employee relations and engagement

Problem solvers will love the variety of challenging responsibilities, such as:

  • Business partnering and working with senior management
  • Managing employee relations
  • Building a culture of performance

  • Implementing HR policies effectively
  • Embedding strong D&I practices
  • Managing talent through succession planning
  • Embedding strong Diversity & Inclusion practices

Training and development opportunities

On the Shell Graduate Programme you will receive formal training in subjects such as Business Partnering and Organisational Effectiveness, and a comprehensive overview of Human Resources’ critical processes. It’s a supportive working environment where resources including coaching, formal training and mentoring are available for driven graduates who want to forge a career in Human Resources with Shell.

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