Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Business Analyst, Commercial Management, Risk Management, Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 9 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia


Position Description:
The Strategic Planner shapes the Retail's overall business strategy by developing a solid and comprehensive business strategy. As part of the business intelligence activity underlying the formulation of the strategy he collaborates with market research consultants to gather information as well as define the structure and content of the market research. Data mining and analysis will be the necessary follow up to consolidate the findings and formulate the strategy. The candidate must be experienced in on the latest industry trends and engage in customer segmentation exercises. The candidate must support the analysis of business performance exercises and use the analysis to improve business strategies. Finally, present proposed business strategies to decision makers.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, finance, Strategy & International Business, or Risk Management. Minimum 9 years' relevant experience

Duties & Responsibilities:
Developing and implementing market research strategies within the market research team

Creating and analyzing financial and budget reports to improve the Business's financial health

Analyzing key performance indicators to help improve results

Collaborating with other departments to work on overall business strategy

Creating presentations and data visualizations to present proposed business strategies to decision makers

Conduct special Planning and Performance management related studies such as the development of performance initiatives and business cases, benchmarking, risk management, design and redesign of measurements, processes and workflows, and information system-related changes

Provide analytical findings & recommendations relating to regular P&PM tasks such as business plan preparation, performance tracking measurement, and performance analysis and accountability reporting

Conduct special P&PM-related studies such as the development of performance initiatives and business cases, benchmarking, risk management, design and re-design of measurements, processes and workflows, and information system-related changes

Provide supervision, coordination and/or facilitation in the execution of regular and special tasks by other P&PM personnel, as well as mentorship on P&PM analytical practice

Perform the principal duties as stated above but also focused on risk management. Acts as the business principal advisor on risk management, and guides, supports, facilitates, monitors, reviews and reports on risk management activities to ensure that risk management processes are efficient and effective, and integrated into P&PM practices. Assist in identifying gaps in the governance and control environment within the business, and in formulating and implementing solutions for gap closure. Review proposals relating to major initiatives in the business to ensure that risk management requirements are appropriately addressed

Performs other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned.