Saudi Aramco
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Career Counselor

Job Description and Requirements
  • As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, counseling, psychology, or a related discipline from a recognized and approved program. 
  • A master’s degree in career development, organizational psychology, human resource management, or a related discipline, is desirable. 
  • You will have 11 years of experience in career development, with at least 5-7 years in career counseling, coaching, or a related field.
  • You will hold a valid, current membership and registration (license to practice) with an international professional association in career development and/or human resources. 
  • You will also have wide experience in the human resource development field, including: guidance and counseling; organizational career development; assessment; capacity building; program and service management; consultation and coordination; research and evaluation; and the capability to carry out training needs analysis and demonstrate execution of development plans.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills that include the ability to consult, council, present, and lead meetings.
  • Also preferred is experience in curriculum development and facilitation of workshops for colleagues and internal customers, experience of delivering training to internal stakeholders, and effective project management skills.

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


  • Conduct one-on-one and small group career counseling for Saudi Aramco professional employees.
  • Facilitate career development workshops at key transition points across the career development journey of Saudi Aramco professionals.
  • Administer, use, and debrief career assessments to identify motivators, personality preferences, strengths, and aspirations.
  • Build strong relationships with line organizations’ HR business partners to grow knowledge and understanding of key business drivers, and co-create innovative career interventions. 
  • Lead and coordinate career development projects supporting the delivery of high-impact career counseling interventions for Saudi Aramco professionals, against key performance indicators with regular reporting to management demonstrating measurable value to the business.
  • Provide careers-industry thought leadership, and research and write reports on career counseling services, industry trends, and best practices to inform strategic and operational decisions. 
  • Support in the delivery of Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner Certification Program, informed by international best practices and aligned with Saudi national standards in career education and development.
  • Design customized career development programs leveraging online learning platforms and digital technologies, informed by international best practices design and adult learning principles.
  • Perform all administrative work related to the quality and standards of career counseling services for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Represent the division in the field of career counseling at the national, regional, and international levels.
  • Provide career services to support the development of a skilled and competent workforce that drives innovation and creates competitive advantage.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Corporate HR Strategy "Creating People Advantage," critical to the Company's success.
  • Be involved in the delivery, evaluation, and continuous improvement of career and talent development solutions. These solutions include the use of competency frameworks, individual development plans, career development workshops, and one-on-one career counseling sessions. 
  • Provide overall assistance, support, and information to young and experienced professional employees. 
  • Liaise and work closely with HR representatives and management at various levels.
  • Perform supervisory or group-leading responsibilities and lead major projects, initiatives, and key performance indicators.