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Senior Planning &Performance Management Analyst
Saudi Arabia
Aug 29, 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 12.0-14.0 years
Job Category Commercial Jobs
Employment Type permanent
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Excellent command of oral & written English. Solid communication skills. Soft skills: Solid negotiation skills, ability to influence others and use soft power in dealing with stakeholders, patience and persistence, ability to work effectively with peers, or independently as needed, ability to secur
Role Analyst
Designation Senior Analyst
Education Graduate
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).

Job Description

Location -Saudi Arabia 

The Senior Planning &Performance Management Analyst primary role is to Plans, executes & leads planning and performance management (P&PM) analytical activities under the broad guidance of higher-level Planning &Performance Management staff and supervisors of his organization, particularly in resolving complex, cross-functional, non-routine and/or design issues.
Minimum Requirements:

  • As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's and Master's degree in business, management, engineering, or a related discipline.
  • From a recognized and approved program. 

Candidate should:

  • Have Twelve (12) years related experience in a P&PM or similar function.
  • Prior industry experience is preferable but not required.
  • Demonstrated capability and track record in the practice of Planning & Performance Management.
  • Specifically, the candidate should have been exposed to: 
  • Planning activities such as Budgeting, Variance Analysis, Business Plan creation and Manpower Planning and 
  • Performance Management activities such as KPI data collection and consolidation, identifying reasons for underperformance, tracking progress of agreed business plans, preparing Annual Reports and following up on identified action items.
  • The candidate should be proficient in the use of business tools such as Excel and Powerpoint.
  • The candidate should possess strong analytical skills, able to prepare & deliver effective presentations, and competent in preparing reports and briefings targeting senior management. 
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, CPA, PMP) is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Excellent command of oral & written English. Solid communication skills.

Soft skills:

  • Solid negotiation skills, ability to influence others and use soft power in dealing with stakeholders, patience and persistence, ability to work effectively with peers, or independently as needed, ability to secure high-quality input on a timely basis.

Duties & Responsibilities:
He/She will be required to perform the following: 

  • Contributes, coordinates and progressively leads P&PM tasks such as business plan preparation, initiative tracking, and performance analysis and accountability reporting. (40%)
  • Conducts special P&PM-related studies or tasks such as the review of business initiatives, the establishment of new benchmarks, the review of risk management activities, the design and re-design of measurements and Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and the setting of business plan and KPI targets (25%)
  • Assists in identifying gaps in the governance and control environment within the business, and in formulating and implementing solutions for gap closure. (15%) 
  • Provides 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. (10%)
  • Performs other duties e.g. data collection or business analysis, as assigned. (10%)

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