Downstream Business Development Specialist

Job Description

Req Number: 17050BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced Business Development Specialist to join the Jazan Economic City Development Department. The successful candidate will develop business cases and pursue investment opportunities to support profitability and growth targets for Jazan Refinery Complex.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate will have:

A bachelor degree in an engineering discipline. A master degree in economics or business administration is desirable.

At least ten years of experience in the petrochemical industry, preferably in downstream companies.

Awareness of the chemical basic building blocks (ethylene, propylene, butadiene, C5+, BTX) and strong knowledge of downstream and chemicals markets.

Fluency in English language, both verbal and written.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be expected to perform the following:

Conduct analysis on petrochemicals business market dynamics in terms of supply/demand balances and operating rates.

Assess the competitiveness of multiple products derived from the basic building blocks and the best way to evaluate investments.

Understand and track the different manufacturing technologies for the major commodities and monitor reports of new products and technologies.

Evaluate potential partnership opportunities and participate in mergers and acquisitions or joint venture formation due diligence process as needed.

Identify value creation opportunities that align with the company’s strategic objectives.

Perform periodic compliance reviews and examination of contracts and agreements to ensure proper administration in the field. Monitor contracts issues and recommend improvements in contracts or agreements as applicable.

About us:
Saudi Arabia’s vast hydrocarbon resources will see Saudi Aramco become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemical company by 2020. Our Chemicals business is a critical, high-profile new enterprise for us and requires committed people with insight, experience and technical expertise.

We can offer professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties a solid, secure future – not to mention extensive international exposure and the opportunity to see your ideas become reality. Work at the forefront of the industry and see how your career evolves with invested time and effort. It’s a chance to make a huge impact both on the local economy and on a global scale.