This role provides strategic leadership of Social Investment activities in country. Shell Singapore has four key Social Investment programmes on Enterprise Development, STEM Education, Road Safety and Employee Volunteering (iVolunteers).
The successful candidate will:
Develop and implement country Social Investment strategy.
Review strategic Social Investment themes and programmes (exit, grow, develop, improve) to achieve close alignment with country and business priorities while ensuring that they support business improvement, maximise community benefits and minimise risks.
Provide guidance and coordination to businesses, assets, new ventures in Shell Singapore on corporate Social Investment programmes; and support iVolunteers on employee volunteering and strategic giving.
Provide strategic advice to the Country Chairperson, External Relations Country Manager and senior management – benchmarking with good practices externally, assess amount invested.
Ensure measurement and evaluation of the Social Investment themes’ and programmes’ social impacts and Shell benefits.
Identify and engage strategic external stakeholders in government, academia, interest groups and fenceline communities to sense societal expectations of Shell for Social Investment planning and strategy.
Build and enhance Shell brand and reputation by communicating the outcome of Social Investment programmes to internal and external stakeholders.
Ensure compliance with the Social Performance Manual and Social Investment Reporting schedule.
Actively participate in Group Social Investment Network.
In consultation with the Approved Social Performance lead in country, provide support to an assigned business unit, specifically for social impact management and community/fenceline engagement. The role will also be required to provide support for Internal Communication and operations issues as they arise.
Support the Shell Eco-marathon by nurturing and sustaining interest and participation from local institutes.
Support country External Relations projects that contributes towards the Country Reputation Plan, including playing a role in country crises as a member of the Communications Support Team.
A good understanding and knowledge of the drivers and threats relevant to Shell businesses in Singapore
Capacity to work across multiple teams, prioritise competing demands and manage complexity
Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills, able to work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, at all levels
Demonstrated ability to deliver projects with social and business impact
Can monitor and evaluate implementation and outcome of Social Investment
Willingness to step beyond job description to deliver an impactful outcome for the Social Investment programmes
Can demonstrate external focus; develop and maintain active networks with local, national or international groups (e.g. government agencies, civil society organisations, NGOs, multilateral institutions, as appropriate)
Can support business leaders and managers in incorporating Social Performance into business decision-making
Can influence business leaders to make tangible changes to activities so as to minimise negative social impacts and enhance benefits
Job Expires 24-Nov-2018