Compliance Advisor – Trading & Supply
BG House, Mumbai
1d ago

Job Description : Where you fit in

Where you fit in

Shell’s Trading & Supply is a recognized global energy trading organisation and key segment of Royal Dutch Shell (RDS). The traded portfolio includes crude oil, refined products, LNG, natural gas, electrical power, carbon-offset instruments, and renewable energy certificates.

  • Larger T&S office locations are London, Houston, Singapore, Dubai, Rotterdam, Calgary and Barbados. Shell Energy combines the divisions Shell LNG Marketing & Trading (SLMT);
  • Shell Energy Americas (SEAM) which includes Shell Energy Brazil (SEB) and Shell Energy Mexico (SEM); Shell Energy Europe and Global Environmental Products (SEE - E);
  • Shell Energy Australia (SE AU); and Shell Energy Asia (SEA). Key activities include wholesale trading, sales to B2B customers and optimisation of the trade book including off-take from Integrated Gas and New Energies (IG / NE).

    Business development activities grow the Shell Energy portfolio.

    As Senior Compliance Advisor, you will specifically support the existing Shell Energy (SE) India businesses mainly in the power trading and gas supply (T&S) market in India.

    What’s the role?

    In this role, you will be responsible for the following in connection with the SE India business :

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all regulatory & compliance advice to the business.
  • Maintain T&S’ relationships with financial regulators and / or trading regulators (exchanges) including the Energy Regulatory Authorities and Independent Energy Market Operator on all matters and handling requests for information and other inquiries from trading regulators.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the SE India business on local regulations, requirements and licensing conditions (Including for example, where marketing materials, systems and processes may be subject to such requirements).
  • Provide guidance and advice to the businesses on the T&S Compliance Manual and Shell Code of Conduct.
  • Manage the escalation and response to the business of more complex regulatory & compliance or Code of Conduct queries to the relevant Compliance SME.
  • Review and provide advice in relation to new business products or activities as part of any T&S new business approval process.
  • Assist the T&S Compliance Training team with the allocation, content and delivery of training; Providing input to Compliance Risk Assessments.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant regulations and developments affecting SE India businesses and working with the T&S Regulation team to interpret and provide advice to the businesses accordingly.
  • Carry out investigation into any local regulatory breaches or violations as and when required (in conjunction with the T&S Incident Management team);
  • Participating in SE India LT meetings and providing advice when required.

  • Support. other regional and global team advisors as and when required.
  • You are also expected to be involved in global or regional compliance projects or activities in areas such as Financial crime, Regulation & Sanctions, Controls & Assurance, Policies & Training and Monitoring & Surveillance at the beginning of employment for period ranging for at least 6 months to a year (dependent on SE India business development).

    Your further responsibilities include :

  • Develop an effective business partnering relationship with SE India.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of SE India’s business, the external regulatory environment in the India power and gas markets and the compliance risks and controls.
  • Assist the SE India business in understanding the compliance risk implications of their existing and proposed activities and provide guidance on potential mitigations and LOD1 controls.
  • Proactively provide guidance and advice to the T&S businesses in relation to all regulatory & compliance requirements and risks, including : Compliance with external regulations / internal requirements, or conformance with Group Standards, Manuals and Shell Trading Policies.
  • The understanding and mitigation of regulatory and compliance risks such as market manipulation, anti-trust, bribery & corruption, and money laundering.

  • Partner as a Compliance Advisory SME with all other parts of the Compliance team, including in the development and execution of the Compliance Training agenda and the annual Compliance Risk Assessment plan.
  • What we need from you?

    We’re keen to hear from professionals with at least 5 years’ experience in a combination of trading compliance or comparable governance and audit roles.

    Beyond that, we’d like to see the following on your CV :

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Significant knowledge of the T&S Business and / or experience in the India electricity and gas markets.
  • Robust understanding of global financial regulations, compliance requirements.
  • Strong understanding of trading instruments, trading strategies and risk concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, including the ability to interact with and influence at all levels of an organisation and engage with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to speaking up, escalating concerns and can provide an independent view and voice.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and deliver tough messages with grace.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team orientated and collaborative personality, with the ability to work independently and share knowledge broadly.
  • Compliance is a foundation of the way in which T&S does business and therefore integrity is one of the fundamental values that we are seeking as part of the compliance team.

    We believe integrity is the hallmark of a person who demonstrates sound moral and ethical principles during their work. Integrity if the foundation on which co-workers build relationships, trust and effective interpersonal relationships.

    It is essential that the successful candidate will be able to give clear examples of integrity as one of their core values.


    Shell is a global energy company where we work towards powering progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.

    In India Shell has its businesses footprint in Information Technology, Projects & Technology, Finance Operations, Integrated Gas, Downstream & Upstream spread across more than 7 main locations.

    An innovative place to work

    Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

    An inclusive place to work

    To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential

    We are creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.

    Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there. We are striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

    We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

    A rewarding place to work

    As an equal opportunity employer, combining our ideas through a creative, collaborative environment and global operations we have developed and will continue to nurture a unique workplace with an impressive range of benefits to ensure that joining Shell is an inspired and rewarding career choice for everyone.

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