Job description / Role
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.
Successful candidate will serve as the Company's foremost expert in Downstream Chemicals strategy and scenario planning and act as the "Corporate Advisor" for Downstream Chemicals business related issues, and provides insight to the Finance & Performance Management Department, the Downstream SVP, and other members of Corporate Management. He will independently initiate research on wide-ranging topics that look into long-term scenarios that might impact the Company's competitive advantage in the Downstream Chemicals business and will prepare research and special studies and analyses as required, for the Strategic Council and other Corporate Committees.
This role requires building strong relationship with think tanks and industry experts to keeps abreast of key developments in the Downstream Chemicals business globally, as well as other arenas that could impact the Saudi Aramco Downstream Chemicals competitive performance. This includes developments in technology, geopolitics, regulations, Saudi government's plans, and Downstream industry in general.
- Collaborates in a group of strategists and other professionals responsible for developing and maintaining the Downstream Chemicals strategy and outlook scenarios, and their translation into strategic and operational plans.
- Provides advice and guidance regarding the Downstream Chemicals' strategic goals and strategic plans to the Manager of Downstream Strategy and Capital Planning, Downstream SVP, and other members of Corporate Management.
- Undertakes independent research into trends of relevance to the Downstream Chemicals business, covering technology, geopolitics, regulations, Saudi government's plans, and Downstream industry in general, and anything else that might impact the Company's competitive advantage in the Downstream Chemicals business.
- Monitors news of relevance to the Downstream Chemicals business strategy and/or strategic plans, and provides actionable insight and advice to Manager of Downstream Strategy and Capital Planning Department, Downstream SVP, and other members of Corporate Management.
- Collaborates in a group of strategists and planners at Corporate level, as well as with strategists and planners at Business Unit level, to ensure Corporate, Downstream and Business Unit strategies, outlook scenarios and strategic/operational plans remain well aligned.
- Prepares research and special studies and analyses as required, for the Strategic Council and other Corporate and Downstream Committees.
- Represents the Company in conferences and seminars. Prepares and presents lectures, both inside and outside the Company, on subjects related to the Chemicals business that covers issues such as "long-term global chemicals industry trends", and "impact of technological breakthroughs".
- Supports strategic performance reviews of the Downstream Chemicals portfolio of business units, companies and assets, as well decision-making around portfolio optimization (M&A and Divestments).
Master's degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Financial Management or closely related specialty. Incumbent will have steadily advanced his professional competence in his areas of expertise through personal study, relevant and expanding work experiences, seminars, professional contacts and extension courses.
This role requires at least 15 years of experience in chemicals business, with an international integrated Downstream company or global energy think tank/consulting firm, of which at least 5 years were in strategy formulation, scenario planning, and/or strategic planning. Excellent English communication and presentation skills are required, written and oral.
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.