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Business Writer (Saudi Arabia based)

London, United Kingdom
£100k - £150k
Closing date
Mar 27, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position description:

We are seeking a seasoned external reporting business writer to join the External Reporting Division (ERD) of the Planning, Budgeting & Performance Management Center (PB&PMC).

ERD is responsible for ensuring Saudi Aramco's compliance with external reporting obligations as mandated by the relevant regulatory agencies that oversee the various stock exchanges on which the company's equity and debt are listed. ERD prepares the Annual Report and Interim Reports (i.e. quarterly and half-yearly) to fulfill these reporting obligations, along with other ad hoc reports for external stakeholders. Topics covered in the Annual and Interim Reports include, but are not limited to, the company's history, market and business overview, business strategy, financial and operational performance, management discussion and analysis and corporate governance reporting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for writing, editing, and proofreading the aforementioned reports, and responding in a timely manner to queries from Management and other organizations within the company.

This position requires understanding of complex company operations and the company's operational/financial performance, and the ability to communicate these in a clear and concise manner acceptable for public reporting purposes. As such, we are seeking a candidate with a proven track record of producing high quality external reports for large companies, ideally within the Energy sector.

Minimum requirements:

As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as international relations, journalism, English, or communications; a master's degree is preferred. In addition, you will have the following experience and skills:

At least five years of experience as a writer, preferably for a company in the Energy industry, or with an institutional or commercial publication, corporate publication, or educational publisher
High level of proficiency in written and spoken English with an eye for detail and accuracy. A good command of business Arabic is desirable, but not a requirement.
Extensive experience in writing, editing, and proofreading
Experience in writing in standard American English
Ability to research and write technical oil and gas related information and to communicate this clearly and concisely
Strong IT skills, with a proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint
Excellent interpersonal skills

Duties & responsibilities:

You will be required to:

Write and edit material for publication in the company's Annual and Interim Reports for regulatory filing and publishing
Ensure material is written and edited to follow established internal editorial guidelines, Management thinking and regulatory requirements. Also, ensure that content, language and writing style is consistent throughout the report
Edit and review information related to company operations received from various business lines
Liaise with business lines within the company, Management, external design agency and print shop
Quickly establish credibility in the position and effectively interact with organizations within the company, including all levels of senior leadership
Respond to queries from Management and other organizations within the company in a timely manner
Manage priorities
Work under pressure and within tight timescales
Work on other ad hoc requests

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