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New Energies Strategist - Renewables - Relocate to Saudi Arabia, Permanent Expat Family Relocation

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Title: New Energies Strategist - Renewables - Relocate to Saudi Arabia, Permanent Expat Family Relocation

Job Req ID: 13061

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.


Strategy and Market Analysis is seeking a New Energies Strategist for Renewables to support the development of the Company's renewables and new energies strategy and business. The candidate will act in the capacity of a "Corporate Advisor" for renewables and wider new energies business-related topics, and provide insights to the Corporate Strategy Department, the Strategy and Market Analysis organization, Corporate Management, and the CEO.

Key Responsibilities

Drives the development of the Company's strategic goals and plans for its renewables - and wider new energies - business.
Contributes to the Company's corporate strategy development and update process, especially as it pertains to articulating and crafting its new energies strategy, including coordination with other business strategists and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the organization and the various business and support lines.
Guides the delivery of the corporate consultancy projects focused on hydrogen and supports the development of hydrogen demand and supply scenarios, technology roadmaps and investment planning.
Generates and proposes to executive management strategic options for renewable business development and market opportunities backed up with the appropriate analysis.
Reviews the Company's business and investment plans in the new energies and renewables space, and lead strategic fit assessment of key investments, to ensure alignment with the Company's strategic plan.
Facilitates periodic strategy execution reviews to measure progress of the new energies' strategy, identify early warning signs and recommend potential improvements.
Independently initiates and prepares research on wide-ranging topics that look into long-term scenarios and strategic considerations that could impact the Company's strategy and competitive advantage in its new energies - and renewables - business. Also, prepares research and special studies as required for the Strategy & Market Analysis organization and various Corporate Committees.
Cultivates key matrix relationships across the organization, and be able to persuade counterparts at different levels and advance corporate strategic thinking to ensure the organization is proactive in developing or adjusting its strategy.
Builds and maintains strong relationships with industry experts, consultancies, and best-in-class companies, keeping abreast of key developments in the new energies space and other arenas that could impact the company's strategy.
Mentoring, managing and coaching junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Financial Management, or a closely related discipline; advanced degree is highly desirable.
Must have 10+ years of experience in developing and advising on renewables projects with a major integrated energy company, renewable energy project developer, consulting firm, or financial institution, with at least 5 years in a strategy or corporate planning function.
Must have a deep understanding of the latest industry trends in new energies sector. Specifically, the candidate must be well-versed renewables market, and investment trends, including policy and regulatory environment, commercialization (valuation and project appraisals, financing, contract structuring), technologies and market entry strategies.
Experience with economic analysis and modelling tools for renewable energy portfolios
Project experience in solar or wind commercial deployment will be a distinctive advantage
Must have a proven ability to effectively challenge conventional thinking, and influence others to do the same.
Must have a proven ability to quickly build and maintain positive and effective networks with internal and external stakeholders of all organizational levels.
Must have a proven ability to develop a positive, effective and collaborative rapport with senior management, co-workers, and stakeholders using tact and diplomacy.
Must have demonstrative ability to effectively coach and mentor multi-national junior staff.
Candidate must have excellent English written and oral communication skills.
Fully proficient with Microsoft Office tools or equivalent, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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.

Country/Region: SA

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