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.


You will be required to perform the following: Plan, execute and lead planning and performance management analytical activities under the guidance of the supervisor of his/her organization particularly in resolving complex, cross-functional, non-routine issues. Work with employees at all levels in the collection, analysis and consolidation of data required for business plan, accountability reports, quarterly business reviews and other ad-hoc reports needed by upper management. Provide analysis on competition and industries, identify market trends and best practices, consolidate information into actionable items for reports and presentations. Use online market research to capture findings and conduct qualitative studies as needed.
Conduct special studies with an aim to enhance the development of performance initiatives, risk management, performance measurements, processes and workflow. Provide 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.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Planning & Performance Management (P&PM) Analyst to join the Finance & Performance Management Division of Drilling & Workover. The Finance & Performance Management Division is responsible for the review, analysis and consolidation of reports such as Business Plan, Accountability and Quarterly Business Reviews. These reports are being prepared by the Drilling & Workover departments’ and reviewed and consolidated by Finance & Performance Management Division to ensure its completeness and relevance in order to satisfy the requirements of senior management. Additionally, the role will conduct competitive/industry/market trend research in specific segments and provide relevant, actionable insights for decision-making around identified needs and opportunities. The Finance & Performance Management Division also handles other related-functions in the areas of Risk Management Reporting, Operational Excellence, iktva (In Kingdom Value Added) and ad-hoc projects.

Education & Experience Requirements

The successful candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Accountancy or Finance) or a related discipline. An advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) is preferred. A professional certification such as a CMA, CFA or CPA is a plus.
15 years of professional experience in relevant planning and performance management, accounting or finance in the Oil & Gas industries is required. The candidate must have the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization since they can be highly visible and interact daily with executive management, project team leaders, managers and financial professionals. The ability to quickly gain a thorough understanding of existing business processes, the information and data required, along with leveraging technology to better enable process flows and analytics is crucial. Previous work experience must have been sufficiently broad with expertise in collaborating and coordinating reporting processes while fostering a culture of accountability and operational efficiency.
The idea candidate works calm under pressure, has strong analytical and critical thinker, understands financial systems, proven Market Research Analysis experience (search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen), adequate knowledge of data collection methods, comfortable working in a diverse environment and enjoys mentoring staff. You must have an excellent command of oral and written English, with demonstrated capability of producing top quality written reports and presentations to management. An excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Application (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is a must.


The successful candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Accountancy or Finance) or a related discipline. An advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) is preferred. A professional certification such as a CMA, CFA or CPA is a plus.

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.