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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.

Overview

The Senior Strategist serves as an expert in Downstream strategy and scenario planning, and acts as a Corporate Advisor for the Downstream business, providing insight to key internal stakeholders.  This role is also responsible for independently initiating research on wide-ranging topics and long-term scenarios which impact the Company’s competitive advantage, as well as conducting research and special studies for the Strategy Council and other Corporate committees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as an expert in Downstream strategy and scenario planning.
  • Acts as a “Corporate Advisor” for Downstream business-related issues, and providing insight to the Finance & Performance Management Department, Downstream SVP, and other members of Corporate Management.
  • Prepares research and special studies, and analyses as required for the Strategy Council and other Corporate and Downstream Committees.
  • Collaborates with a group of strategists responsible for articulating the Company’s overall Downstream strategy, as well as the formulation of the outlook scenarios.
  • Collaborates with a group of strategists and planners responsible for developing Downstream’s long-term strategic plans, including capital and resource allocation.
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with think tanks and industry experts in order to remain current with the key global industry developments, as well as other platforms that could impact Saudi Aramco’s Downstream Chemicals competitive advantage and performance.
  • Builds strong relationship with think tanks and industry experts to keeps abreast of key developments in the Downstream business globally, as well as other arenas that could impact the Saudi Aramco Downstream’s competitive performance.
  • Independently initiates research on wide-ranging topics by using short, mid and long-term scenarios.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Financial Management or closely related specialty.
  • Must have steady career advancement through personal study, relevant and expanding work experience, relevant courses and seminar experience and professional contacts in the sector.
  • At least 15 years of experience in a combination of refining, chemicals, trading and retail marketing business within an international integrated Downstream company or global energy think tank/consulting firm, of which at least five years must have been in strategy formulation, scenario planning, and/or strategic planning.
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with think tanks and industry experts in order to remain current with the key global industry developments, as well as other platforms that could impact Saudi Aramco’s Downstream Chemicals competitive advantage and performance.

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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.

 


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.