A Government Official means any:
- Official or employee of any Government, or any agency, ministry or department of a Government (at any level).
- Any person acting in an official capacity for a Government regardless of rank or position.
- Official or employee of any company wholly or partially controlled by a Government (for example, a state-owned company like CNPC, Sinopec, CNOOC, Yanchang, BAIC, Sinotruck and Shanxi Heavy, etc.)
- Any official of a political party.
- Candidate for political office.
- Officer or employee of a public international organisation, such as the United Nations or the World Bank.
- Immediate family member (meaning a spouse, dependent child, parent or household member) of any of the above.
Why are we asking for this information?
It is the policy of the Shell Group to maintain the highest level of ethical standards in the conduct of its business and affairs. Being a Government Official or related to a Government Official could influence or could be perceived to influence your decision-making and jeopardize your reputation and that of Shell. In order to ensure that the integrity of the Recruitment process is maintained, we need to identify any conflicts of interest at an early stage. Should you be successfully hired by Shell, as part of Shell’s Code of Conduct, we require all Shell employees to register all actual or perceived conflicts of interest.
If you are a Government Official or related to a Government Official, this does not impact your eligibility to work for Shell. Declaring any such relationship will protect both you and Shell.