Saudi Aramco
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Senior Technology Strategist

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor’s degree in any technical field, preferably from a top university and with strong academic performance. A postgraduate Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent qualification in a business management discipline is desirable, preferably from a top MBA program.

You will have a minimum 20 years of professional experience (including postgraduate education) as follows:

• A minimum of 10 years of experience leading internal strategy development in any organization (including public sector or military), either as part of a strategy/business development team or in an independent role.
A minimum of 8 years of experience leading strategy development as an engagement manager or equivalent in a strategy consultancy (e.g., McKinsey, BCG, Bain, EY-Parthenon, Roland Berger, LEK, AT Kearney, etc.). 
• A minimum of 3 years of experience supporting internal strategy development in any organization (including public sector or military).
A minimum of 2 years of experience supporting strategy development on client engagements at a strategy consultancy (examples as above).

Experience in an oil and gas, chemicals, and/or an R&D organization is desirable, but not required.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following: 
Drive technology strategy development in TOC.

Advise the CTO, the head of TS&PD and R&D Chief Technologists on issues related to strategy.

Work closely with business line teams, and facilitate their engagement in technology strategy development.

Manage a strategy team of 2-3 people.

Drive the development of technology strategies for downstream, upstream, and sustainability, according to the corporate and technology strategy refresh cycle.

Drive strategy for each technology domain (between 5 and 10 in total), in a coherent and consistent way, which enables effective resource allocation within the domain to deliver the target outcomes i.e., where to focus, and how to develop and deliver the key technologies.

Drive the process to update the overall corporate technology strategy every 5 years.

Work closely with the TS&PD technology outlook team to ensure technology insights and forecasts are reflected in the technology strategy.

Work closely with the business line and corporate strategy teams to ensure that technology strategy is aligned with and supporting corporate and business line strategy.