About Outpost

Overview of the Outpost Network

The Outpost network was established in 1995 to provide additional support for globally mobile employees and their families.
Outpost is unique to Shell and adds a personal touch to Shell’s International Mobility policy by providing non-contractual advice, collected from the experiences of network members.


To contribute to Shell’s investment in global mobility by creating a positive transfer experience,
fostering a sense of community for Shell employees and their families to enable a successful assignment.


Organising for success: supporting Shell business’s to ensure a smooth transition for the internationally mobile community by:

  • Helping employees and their families make informed decisions in collaboration with HR.
  • Offering personal and practical support for those on international assignments and those who have repatriated.
  • Driving diversity and inclusion by connecting people on the ground and building strong networks.

Our Services

We provide non contractual information based upon the experiences of our community to compliment the policy and guidance given by Shell HR services. This information covers aspects of living abroad in the specific locations where Shell operates.

In addition to information our services include;

  • welcoming and settling in support,
  • community building initiatives that are inclusive of all and
  • career and personal development support for partners of Shell employees, on or returning from an assignment.

We are an inclusive organisation who recognise and value the diversity of our community. We seek to support each other in environments that may differ from our personal expectations or experiences.  For more information about our commitment to D&I please click here.

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