Skills: PR / Corporate Communications, Research & Development
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia
Req Number: 18753BR
We are seeking a Stakeholder Data Researcher & Strategist to join the Business Communication Planning Division of the Corporate Communication Department within HR & Corporate Services.
Working within the Business Communication Planning Division, you will be responsible for applying strategic analysis to stakeholder research in measuring corporate reputation, developing KPIs, and tracking communications performance to support and shape internal decision-making. The successful candidate will be a trusted member of the team, playing an active role as a Stakeholder Data Researcher & Strategist.
This role requires an inquisitive nature underpinned by strong core communication skills to deliver on the team's key objectives. Data science knowledge and technical analytical skills are not required, but preferred. As a trusted team member, you will be expected to develop a network of relationships across corporate communications functions, business lines, and international offices to demonstrate the business value and impact of a reputation-centric approach to communications. The successful applicant will be able to drive and lead projects as part of a wider team, linking stakeholder data and insights to business objectives and communication strategies. You will have a keen interest in delivering and communicating research that drives toward simplified and actionable advice. A working knowledge of traditional and social media, economics, and geopolitical issues as well as experience with social media data tools is highly desirable.
As the successful candidate you will hold a bachelor's degree in business, marketing or PR/communications; holding an MBA will be an advantage.
You will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a consulting firm, agency, or market research firm. Industry experience in energy, chemicals, industrial is preferred
You will have excellent written and spoken English language is mandatory; Arabic language is an advantage
You will have advanced analytical, research, and reporting skills
You will be able to demonstrate an ability to draw insights from and understand structured and unstructured data
You will have strong experience in corporate communications, corporate reputation, and brand research and management, as well as predictive analytics and social media analytics
You will have advanced experience with PowerPoint
You will have advanced written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
Duties & Responsibilities:
The candidate will be based at Saudi Aramco's headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and report to the Stakeholder Data & Insights Unit Supervisor.
The candidate will be required to perform the following:
Gather insight-driven, reputation intelligence to inform communication strategies and plans
Deliver factually supported advice that advances communications strategies through action-inspiring research and insight via simple, impactful and compelling visuals, reports, and presentations
Develop a network of relationships across the corporate communications functions, business lines and out-of-Kingdom affiliate offices
Leverage stakeholder and reputation intelligence to create reports and recommendations for business lines
Support project management of regular and ad hoc monitoring, research and reporting
Assist in ensuring quality of deliverables
Interested in the advancement of reputation and brand measurement methodologies
Understand and document the business objectives
Assess data, evaluate and write reports, and make actionable recommendations
Oversee and contribute to research analysis and reporting; cross-referencing different sources/streams of research
Saudi Aramco's Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company's wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.