Title:  Planning & Performance Analyst

Job Req ID:  11181

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 Planning & Performance Analyst to join the central Planning & Performance Management Division of Pipelines, Distribution & Terminals (Downstream), a significant business unit in Saudi Aramco, responsible for the transportation and storage of the company’s hydrocarbons in the Kingdom. 

The PD&T Planning & Performance Management Division is responsible for providing planning and performance management (P&PM) analytical activities for the PD&T business unit. This includes the successful preparation of mid and short-term business plans for the PD&T business unit, collating financial and other information from the operating departments and providing insightful analysis, supporting regular business reviews and initiatives to enhance commercial value and financial discipline.

The Planning & Performance Analyst primary role is responsible, under the general direction of the head of the P&PM organization, for generating analytical findings and recommendations across the scope of objectives and deliverables of the PD&T business unit, either independently or in collaboration with others. The P&PM Analyst is expected to proactively identify problems and issues that arise in his/her assigned areas, and recommend solutions for these, in addition to mentoring other P&PM personnel. The analyst is expected to operate independently and be a self-starter, albeit overall guidance and direction will be provided by higher-level P&PM staff and supervisors of his/her organization.


You will be required to perform the following:

  • Provide analytical findings & recommendations relating to regular P&PM tasks such as business plan preparation, performance tracking and 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 other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold:

  • Education Levels:   Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business related discipline.
  • Possession of an advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, CPA) is preferred.
  • Seven (7) years related experience is required.
  • Demonstrated capability and track record in the practice of planning & performance management, management accounting and in the use of business intelligence tools.
  • Strong Excel skills are required.
  • Excellent command of oral & written English.
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills

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