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.


Saudi Aramco is seeking a Senior Investment Planning Analyst to join the Corporate Strategy Organization within the Corporate Strategy & Market Analysis admin area. This key investment planning role is responsible for developing the Company’s 10-year Investment Plan, including pro-forma financial statements for the company and its business segments. The candidate will be also responsible for conducting strategic financial analysis such as business strategic performance, business valuation, and cost/benefit of strategic choices.  

Key Responsibilities

Acts as a “Financial Modeler and Advisor” for corporate strategy and related issues, and provides relevant strategic and financials insight to the Corporate Strategy organization, the CEO, and members of Corporate Management.
Develops mid/long term financial analysis as part of business and investment planning, carry out P&L forecasting and model the impact of various corporate strategic scenarios. Updates the Company’s 10-year Investment Plan and generates pro-forma financial statements for the company and its business segments.
Maintains and further develops the tools required to generate the investment plan financials and portfolio analysis, including the Corporate financial model.
Implements quality control measures to ensure reported financials are accurate. 
Works across groups in Corporate functions to ensure inputs, price assumptions, policy parameters, and outputs are aligned.
Conducts strategic performance and financial analysis, including: past and projected performance trends, evaluation of growth options and strategic choices. 
Handles increasingly complex and frequent requests for financial projections that require quick turnaround on multiple scenarios.
Reviews the corporate portfolio of existing assets and proposed investments and making recommendations for any necessary adjustments according to approved criteria designed to maintain the desired portfolio diversification, expected rate of return and risk profile.
Cultivate key matrix relationships across the organization and be able to persuade counterparts at different levels and advance corporate strategic thinking to ensure the organization is proactive in adjusting or developing its strategy.
Prepares research and special studies and analyses as required, for the Corporate Strategy organization and various Corporate Committees.
Prepares for, facilitates, and follows through on strategy and portfolio review meetings.  
Builds and maintains strong relationships with consultancies, industry experts, and best-in-class companies, keeping abreast of key developments in the strategic performance management space and other arenas that could impact the company’s competitive performance. 
Provides coaching and mentorship to junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, or Financial Management or closely related discipline; advanced degree is highly desirable.
Must have 10+ years’ experience in financial quantitative modeling with the last 5+ in a similar function within a major energy company, consultancy house, or financial institution. 
Must have experience in financial reporting, forecasting, and analysis. Desirable to have experience in probabilistic analysis. 
Highly desirable to have a good understanding of the energy and chemicals industry trends and developments.
Must have a proven ability to effectively challenge conventional thinking, and influence others to do the same.
Must have strong project management, problem solving, and change management skills. 
Must have a proven ability to quickly build and maintain positive and effective networks with internal and external stakeholders of all organizational levels.
Must have a proven ability to develop a positive, effective and collaborative rapport with senior management, co-workers, and stakeholders using tact and diplomacy. 
Must have demonstrative ability to effectively coach and mentor multi-national junior staff. 
Candidate must have exceptional English written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate what are frequently complex technical, economic concepts in a clear and succinct manner to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds.
Fully proficient with Microsoft Office tools or equivalent, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 

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.