Planning & Performance Analyst

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-1340

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.


Plans and executes planning and performance management (P&PM) analytical activities under the general supervision of higher-level P&PM staff and supervisors of his organization.

Responsible, under the general direction of the head of the P&PM organization or his/her designee, for generating analytical findings and recommendations across the scope of objectives and deliverables of the organization, either independently or in collaboration with others.

The incumbent is expected to more proactively identify problems and issues that arise in his/her assigned areas, and recommend solutions for these.

Tasked with mentoring other P&PM personnel on the practice of P&PM. Supervision and guidance for the position are generally minimal.

This position differs from the P&PM Analyst II job in terms of the required degree of supervision, the complexity and importance to the company of the incumbent's assigned tasks, the personal initiative expected in identifying and resolving P&PM problems and issues, and the extent of mentorship the incumbent provides.

Key Responsibilities

Provides analytical findings & recommendations relating to regular P&PM tasks such as business plan preparation, performance tracking and measurement, and performance analysis and accountability reporting.
Conducts special P&PM-related studies such as the development of performance initiatives and business cases, benchmarking, risk management, design and re-design of measurements, processes and workflows, and information system-related changes.
Provides supervision, coordination and/or facilitation in the execution of regular and special tasks by other P&PM personnel, as well as mentorship on P&PM analytical practice. The regular task includes and not limited to business plan and accountability reports, variance analysis reports, and accrual accounting exercise. Performs other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

Education Levels: Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, Management information system, Computer Information system or a related discipline
Nine (9) years related experience is required.
Certification / License: Internal analytical skills certification, which may be waived with possession of an equivalent professional certification, a relevant graduate degree and/or significant demonstrable work experience in the practice of planning & performance management.
Preferred Training: Solid knowledge and understanding of management accounting, finance and Excel is required.
Demonstrated capability and track record in the practice of planning & performance management and in the use of business intelligence tools are required.
Possession of an advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, CPA) is preferred.

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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