Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Business Development
Experience: 9 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia


Position Description:
Downstream Business Development Analyst supports the screening, planning and the development of new business ventures by applying extensive knowledge in the area of business development. With limited direction, Business Development Analyst independently evaluates new business proposals and participates in the development of moderately complex to complex new business ventures. Also extends support beyond business analysis and planning and may be involved in the structuring and negotiation of deals to achieve final deal closure. Performs low to medium scope projects with considerable independence, or as part of a team on larger projects.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Development, Business Management or International Business.

Minimum of 9 years' experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Screens complex business proposals using pre-defined filtering criteria, and researches relevant intelligence to back up screening results to estimate effort and resources required for pursuing pre-feasibility/concept paper development of qualified proposals.

Supports pre-feasibility and feasibility studies to establish technical, financial and marketing viability of new ventures and estimate effort and resources required for conducting feasibility studies and business planning of approved concepts.

Writes concept papers that establish a strategic and business case to further develop complex business ventures and synthesize complex information from feasibility studies that serve as inputs to business plans and deliver a business plan.

Provides functional expertise to design the capabilities required by the new venture to succeed, e.g. product development, sales and marketing, logistics, customer care.

Formulates economic/financial models for complex business proposals and present results of concept paper and/or business plans to management as directed by the Supervisor.

Evaluates business opportunities including valuation techniques and methodologies, defining scope of due diligence required and coordinating due diligence activities; presenting results of valuation and due diligence activities, supports development of business offerings packages to potential investors, coordinates development of commercial agreements and reviews legal documents.

Supports negotiation of agreements based on developed strategy, manage business portfolio, screen potential investors and perform other miscellaneous duties as directed.