Saudi Aramco Careers

Downstream Investment Analysis Consultant

Saudi Arabia
corporate planning finance


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1170850

Req Number: 15950BR

Position Description:
We are currently seeking a Downstream Investment Analysis Consultant to work in our Corporate Planning Organization. The Downstream Investment Analysis Consultant is a key advisor to Corporate Management as well as other organizations within the Company on various financial and economic issues related to the Company’s oil refining, distribution, and marketing capital programs.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate will have the following:

A bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, business administration, financial management or a closely-related discipline; an advanced degree is highly desirable.

A steadily advanced his/her professional competence in areas of expertise through personal study, relevant and expanding work experiences, seminars, professional contacts, and extension courses.

15+ years of relevant and progressive experience in the oil refining, distribution, and marketing industry, including at least five years of experience in a planning function related to the oil downstream business.

A Mastery understanding of the economic and business factors related to the oil downstream industry with a proven success in applying that knowledge in the evaluation of business opportunities.

A Solid understanding of downstream projects necessary to conduct insightful economic analysis of capital investments.

In-depth understanding of various modeling techniques and methodologies related to economic analysis and planning.

A proven ability to effectively communicate the frequently complex technical and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds.

Capable of recognizing and reconciling conflicting views and interests across large and complex organizations.

A proven ability to quickly build and maintain positive and effective networks with internal and external stakeholders of all organizational levels.

A proven ability to develop a positive, effective, and collaborative rapport with corporate management, co-workers, and stakeholders using tact and diplomacy.

Demonstrative ability to effectively coach and mentor multinational junior staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the following:

Conduct reviews of industry business developments, trends, and economics.

Utilize, adjust, and maintain economic evaluation models for downstream projects.

Provide analysis, evaluation, and interpretation in support of projects, processes, and financing related to Saudi Aramco capital investment decisions in the oil downstream sector.

Evaluate the economics of complex downstream project proposals, including joint venture and/or acquisitions.

Represent the Company at relevant internal and external conferences and seminars, preparing and delivering presentations on subjects related to downstream industries.

Build and maintain strong relationships with consultancies, industry experts, and best-in-class companies, keeping abreast of oil downstream market developments which could impact the Company’s competitive performance.

Benchmark the Company’s performance and related processes, practices, and technologies against relevant companies in the region and around the world.

Assist in the training, coaching, and mentorship of junior staff.

About us:
As an integrated, global petroleum enterprise with operations in Saudi Arabia, Europe, the United States and the Far East, Saudi Aramco is one of the cornerstones of the world’s energy supply. Saudi Aramco has a proud legacy of accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. In recent years, the Company has been creating downstream joint and equity ventures, both in Saudi Arabia and in China, and is exploring additional opportunities in refining and petrochemicals. Projects such as these, combined with Saudi Aramco’s stature – both as a corporation and as a corporate citizen – in the Kingdom and wherever the Company does business, make for a challenging and rewarding work environment for the personnel of the Finance business line.