Saudi Aramco
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Downstream Market & Strategy Analyst

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Financial Management or closely related academic domain. Graduate degree is highly desirable. 

  • You will have 15 years of experience in the refining and marketing business at a global energy firm be that in operational or consultative spheres or a major refining and chemical company, of which at least 5 years are devoted to strategic planning, is a requisite. 
  • You will possess and exhibit a breadth and depth of experience in initiate, lead, provide consultation and conduct refining and marketing related studies both individually and in a team setting. Your cumulative and demonstrable experience gained by way of carefully and exhaustively analyzing and forging strong market perspectives or positions be that in refining, marketing and distribution, product transportation and storage, chemicals and product trading at reputable downstream company, including power systems and renewable energy will be a distinctive value adding competency.
  • You will be called upon periodically to assist in various business planning and strategy formulation.
  • Proficiency and an excellent command of the English language in the areas of spoken and written English are essential requirements. Excellent analytical and presentation skills are highly desirable.
  • Continuing growth and development through structured in-house programs and/or personal initiatives in the areas of professional expertise must be taken into consideration in preserving one’s viability and fitness for the position.

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

  • Provide market perspective and position to guide the informed development of the downstream strategic goals and strategy direction in all areas comprising the Downstream business segments – Example refining, chemicals, pipelines, distribution and transportation, sales and marketing, power systems and renewable energy, trading, etc.
  • Direct and guide a team of specialized analysts and professionals responsible for crafting and articulating the business strategies of the evolving downstream strategic framework, which includes strategic analysis, strategic direction and the 10-year Investment Plan.
  • Analyze and monitor price shifts, margin analysis and dynamic market conditions.
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc pricing analysis and report implications to competitive position.
  • Collaborate with business lines and other stakeholder organizations to validate/confirm results of and research findings on long-term global trends and energy industry evolution with a view to determining the impact upon operations.
  • Produce high quality reports, studies and presentations.
  • Initiate research on wide-ranging topics that look into long-term scenarios that might impact the competitive advantage of downstream operations. 
  • Prepare research and special studies and analyses as required.