Saudi Aramco Careers

Technology Strategist

Saudi Arabia
research & lab sciences


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1032200

Req Number: 15351BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced Technology Strategist to join the Technology Strategy and Planning Department (TS&PD).
TS&PD provides critical and timely information, and develops execution strategies to align Company projects with value-driven deployments in high-impact areas, which offer the Company a significant, distinctive, and sustainable competitive advantage in its core businesses. TS&PD also assures the intellectual property planning/filings are coordinated with the ultimate objective of the technology strategy (i.e., proprietary, value driven, brand building, etc.).
The Technology Strategist is responsible for generating new insights to support senior leadership in making business and strategy decisions related to the Company’s technology and research and development (R&D) activities within and across various energy domains, and aligning those activities with business priorities. This includes providing technology-focused market and industry intelligence and analysis coupled with in-depth knowledge and advanced understanding of one or more of the following areas: petrochemicals; renewable and alternative energy (solar, wind); transportation; greenhouse gas emissions from energy sectors; emerging energy/technology trends; and energy/technology economics.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in a science/engineering discipline. A master’s degree or Ph.D. degree in science/engineering is highly desirable.
You should have 13 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years as a specialist in your field, and have achieved substantial recognition by peers as an expert.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will possess strong thought leadership skills and self-motivation, sound business acumen, and a sound understanding of economics and energy markets.
An ability to articulate an in-depth understanding of the oil, gas, and chemical industries and energy applications is required.
Provide long-term perspectives on technologies of interest to the company; perform technology landscaping in support of technology strategy and R&D program development; perform technology literature surveys and techno-economic assessments; and provide technical advice and insight to internal stakeholders.
A high level of technology literacy combined with strong business communication skills and a strong sense of teamwork are required to enable effective interactivity with a varied internal audience, and potentially with external collaborators and partners.

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