Professional Development/ Training Advisor

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 10 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking a Prof Dev/Trng Adv to join Saudi Aramco's Loss Prevention organization (LP). LP is made up of four main entities - namely, a Technical Services Department, NA/SA Loss Prevention Department, RT & Regional Area Loss Prevention Department, and Global Safety Assessment & Compliance Division. Leading all elements of safety for the business ranging from technical to field support, this organization is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of safety and technical training courses. The primary function of the Prof Dev/Trng Adv is to provide training support in the coordination and delivery of LP-led courses to management, employees and proponents.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure all training-related procedures are administered and followed.
- Develop and maintain project training matrix, annual project training plan and budget.
- Ensure all LP employees have individual development plans and these plans are regularly reviewed and adhered to.
- Liaise with training providers to ensure that identified needs are met and that delivery is high quality and continually reviewed to ensure continuous improvement.
- Establish regular reporting process about the progress with Training & Competence key performance indicators (KPI's).
- Liaise with business partners and proponents to assess and prioritize training requests to ensure business timelines are met.
- Partner with internal trainers to build schedules ensuring optimal use of class capacity, trainer time and cost.
- Partner with external training suppliers to build cost effective schedules.
- Organize all necessary logistics such as learning support materials and booking facilities and equipment.
- Communicate with business stakeholders to ensure employees are aware of training events and schedules.
- Process attendance data and update the Learning Management System with utmost data integrity.
- Oversee and maintain in-house training facilities and necessary equipment.


Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or Education.
- Minimum of eight 8 years' experience in the applicable field.
- An excellent ability to communicate in English with peers as well as members of management, and be able to produce clear and concise oral and written reports in English.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain effective and respectful working relationships; applied team effectiveness skills and contributes to the achievement of team goals.
- Demonstrated ability to review and revise training material, draft communication on training programs and other initiatives with limited instructions or precedent.
- Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet multiple time-based deliverables requiring a high level of detail and accuracy.
- Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize work.
- "Quality First" mindset and highly attentive to detail.
- Proficiency in Microsoft office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Ability to foster teamwork by networking, discovering synergies and leveraging resources.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.


Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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