Data Excellence Lead [Online Recruitment] - Kraków

Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of seven Business Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.

Shell is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, LGBT Equality and Individuals with Disabilities.

Thanks to cooperation with Shell you gain:

  • Comfortable working environment: Newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car parking space
  • Yearly bonuses and lots of non-monetary benefits (e.g. MultiSport Card, vouchers for cultural and free time activities, 12 sport sections, and many more)
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Additional funds for trainings and certifications
  • EuroShell Card
  • Bonus for referring your friend to work

People with disabilities are welcome to apply as we provide reasonable accommodations and assistive technologies for people with diverse disabilities.

Data Excellence Lead
Miejsce pracy: Kraków
Job ID: 136282BR


Job Description

Data is the new oil? Would you like to combine both by managing data in the world leading energy company? If your answer is YES than you found a perfect position for you!

You will be an integral part of the Retail Data & Analytics team in Retail responsible for defining the Data Quality Vision and create a compelling operational strategy to bring it to life. You will own all aspects of data governance and act as a single point of contact for Data Quality for any stakeholders (Local or Global).

The team is responsible for providing the Retail business, both globally and locally, with the right data and insight, identifying and extracting value and ensure effective data management and working with Retail and Downstream  IT and the Retail Chief Data Officer to execute flawless delivery and ensure data accessibility, all at the most effective and efficient cost.

The team interacts with Shell’s offshore delivery centres, with >50 people assigned to the team from Chennai as well as Manila and the new Krakow data science hub.

You will be responsible for:

  • Engagements with local teams/business data owners to define and implement data governance principles across Retail
  • Defining Data Quality Systems & Managing the implementation across the Platforms managed by our Team
  • Leading activities and Collaborating with the Finance Operations Data team and Platform Leads/ Business Application Owners on data cleansing activities
  • Owning all aspects of data governance and mapping including removal of duplicated data across data sets plus retention and deletion plans
  • Support the development and implementation of a Global Retail Dashboard on Data Quality & support gap closure activities
  • Contribute to the development and implementation new Machine Learning techniques to improve data quality
  • Implementing & formalizing the Data Stewardship Framework in Retail across the core Platforms
  • Evangelist of Data Quality across the Retail Organization


  • To succeed in the role, you will need to have
  • Strong affinity to data and knowledge of data quality frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience working with large and often complex data, strong analytic skills and ability to evaluate and interpret trends
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills and ability to identify innovative ways to resolve issues and improve processes.
  • Influencing skills and ability to persuade business to take necessary actions to manage and improve Data Quality and ability to deliver results through others.
  • Excellence Stakeholder management skills and ability to develop a network to drive the Data Quality vision in a virtual environment
    English min. C1 is a must.