Operational Excellence Professional

Job Description

Req Number: 16703BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises. Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are in work environment, the lifestyle and benefits.
The Unconventional Resources (UR) organization of Saudi Aramco is actively seeking an Operational Excellence (OE) Professional with expertise in Business Process Management (BPM) to join their world class team.

As an OE/BPM Professional in an unconventional asset you will support the multidisciplinary team to develop and improve their processes, to deliver sustainable value, and in developing innovating operating strategies and the capabilities, to successfully execute strategic operation initiatives that reach and often exceed their financial goals.

To serve the UR Admin area, the newly established Operational Excellence and Compliance team will begin implementing and initiating procedures and guidelines manuals in the UR departments, and start doing internal audits in 2019. They will be involved in several projects, such as the new gas plant in Jafurah, and participate in different projects in South Ghawar and northern increments.

You are expected to train our young employees to do auditing, and participate in business process management projects.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related area. An advanced degree is preferred.

You will have 10 years of experience in unconventional oil and gas.

You will also have an experience of setting up the BPM organization, strategy, design, and framework. You should have experience developing process governance methodology, standards for mapping and design, and support training and development. Candidate should also have experience working with one of the BPM tools (Bizagi, Aris, Mega, etc.). You will have experience leading the OE initiative with upstream oil and gas companies. You should have analytical and problem solving skills; proven experience in six sigma and/or other standard frameworks would be advantageous.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following with a team of professionals and subject matter experts:

Define the BPM framework.

Perform process design, mapping and modelling in the BPM tool.

Develop standards as a basis for mapping and design.

Built and generate process manual and use cases.

Monitor and control process in BPM.

Manage process change and governance.

Perform change management.

Assess the best practices and identifying improvement areas.

Define the strategic priorities.

Development of operating plan to perform designed process. Ensure process compliance through constant follow up.

Optimize process to increase value.

Ensure the change has been accepted and embraced.

Ensure learning transfer between divisions.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.