Business Development Analyst

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-479

Job description / Role

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.

Job Description

Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced Business Development Analyst to join Upstream Development. The purpose of the Upstream Development function is helping shape Upstream Aramco's strategy by identifying industry trends, developing the company mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy and implementing its programs, including planning, structuring and execution of acquisitions, equity investments and joint ventures, with the goal of ensuring that the transactions realize expected (or better) strategic and return benefits to the company in the Upstream activities. This position requires bringing insights from upstream/midstream markets, including, but not limited to, LNG, gas processing, storage and distribution.

Job family is to conduct M&A transactions throughout the investment lifecycle through supporting, evaluating and executing the acquisitions and divestments identified by the business groups and/or the investment teams. Job holders in this family conduct due diligence, develop financial valuation of targets, formulate deal structures, and carry out negotiations up to deal closure. To accomplish these tasks, you will be required to conduct internal and external assessments to reveal emerging trends that would present future business challenges to overcome and / or new business opportunities to explore. You must have a strong analytical background and demonstrated ability to convert raw data and information into actionable business intelligence to enable the identification of new business opportunities at their early stage.


Consultant's documentation review

Perform initial sanity checks on documentation packages ensuring all activities are captured, accurately reviewed and processed in a timely fashion.

Management of queries addressed by Advisors

Updating of documentation and processing status in the inventory database as per clearly defined processes

Dealing with Company' requests concerning different changes on transaction

Compile daily, weekly and monthly reports

Effective communication and close cooperation with representative of other COMPANY department

Execute assigned tasks ensuring that the expected deliverables are submitted within the defined timelines and are as per the quality requirements

Assist in the due diligence activities in accordance with established methodologies and approaches as per the due diligence checklist

Assist in the development of reports and presentations pertaining to the investment opportunities, in order to evaluate the risk/return parameters of the acquisition, and to facilitate informed decision-making

Keep up-to-date with market developments to develop basic understanding of various transaction related products and principles

Assist in the development and maintenance of strategic relationships with key external stakeholders to facilitate M&A matters


Minimum Requirements & Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance

Must have 2 years of conducting external audits, or other financial or tax due diligence experience.


Excellent command of spoken and written English

Competencies & Skills

Good Interpersonal communication skills

Working knowledge of a variety MS office tools

Time-management skills, resistance to stress

Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

Attention to detail with a high degree of control and emphasis toward quality

Strong team player: demonstrating initiative, dynamism and reactivity

Fluency in English

Solid understanding of business model

Experience with risks reporting and risks dash board

Understanding of Portfolio management principles

Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals

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.

About the Company

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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Business Development salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 11,000

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