Company: Saudi Aramco (ASC)
Skills: Business Development
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia


Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Position description

We are seeking a Business Development Analyst to join the Transactions Center Of Excellence (TCOE).

TCOE is responsible for providing transaction execution advisory to insure quality and excellence in executing corporate transactions. TCOE supports corporate transactions on commercial diligence, economic evaluation and pre-gate compliance assurance. In addition, TCOE facilitates development of post transaction setup and readiness plans that clearly delineate key roles and responsibilities to support the Manager's task of integration, in the case of an M&A transaction, or implementation, in the case of a JV transaction. Furthermore, the TCOE manages the portfolio of Aramco's non-core investments and facilitates Board oversight on existing and potential investments.

The Business Development Analyst primary role is to support the screening, planning and the development of new business ventures by applying extensive knowledge in the area of business development. The Business Development Analyst independently evaluates new business proposals and participates in the development of new business ventures. The Business Development Analyst also extends support beyond business analysis and planning and may be involved in the structuring and negotiation of deals to achieve final deal closure.

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree such as Masters of Business Administration or a relevant charter such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) is preferred.

You will have a minimum of eight to ten years of experience in investment banking/advisory; including at least three to five years in investment/portfolio management.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Use your investment banking experience (valuation or buy/sell side analyst, customer facing and in the front office) to support the Division. Not back office staff or experience in exchange/commodities trading or risk.

Provide management consulting by using analyst/associate experience in company strategy, post transaction setup, joint ventures and business optimization.

Advise on Business Development, M&A at NOC or IOC and/or major corporations.

Rely on Private Equity and/or Venture Capital experience to advise on portfolio management.

Advise and implement your skills based on your experience in Investment Portfolio management, Joint Venture and/or affiliate coordination and support, and/or buy/sell side transactions.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.