Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.
Job Description Shell Technology Ventures (STV) is Shell’s corporate venture capital group. The goal of STV is to make minority investments in early stage companies relevant to Shell’s current and future businesses and customers. STV fuels innovation through our portfolio companies by delivering new technological solutions to Shell businesses to improve operations and tap new markets. STV invests in cleantech, oil & gas and mobility related opportunities.
For our new office in San Francisco, STV is recruiting a Senior Venture Principal responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating, structuring and implementing venture investment opportunities. The Senior Venture Principal role is equivalent to a “Partner” at a mainstream venture capital firm.
The candidate will manage investments from sourcing and assessment through negotiation, investment and portfolio management. As a foundational member of the new STV office in California, the Senior Venture Principal will play a strong role in mentoring and coaching colleagues, building a positive team environment, positioning STV as a go-to, top-tier investor for the highest impact energy and mobility startups, and engaging with media and other external parties as an embassador of Shell to the Silicon Valley ecosystem.