Title:  Senior Corporate Venturing Professional

Job Req ID:  8431

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.


Aramco is seeking a Senior Corporate Venturing Professional to be a senior member of the global Strategic Ventures investment team, to be based in Dhahran, which develops investment recommendations and performs portfolio management. Strategic Ventures investment team interacts and works closely with regional investment teams in North America, Europe and China, and interfaces with corporate business units and global investment committees. It also leads fund-of-fund investments and direct investments outside of core geographies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to development of the company’s strategic venturing strategy in digital/industrial sectors.
  • Interact and work with regional teams to prioritize and sense check investment opportunities which meet the company’s strategic investing objectives, and develop high-quality investment recommendations that will be presented for approval to global investment committees.
  • Participate, weigh-in and contribute to investment stage-gating discussions and portfolio management decision-making.
  • Lead fund-of-funds investments together with the fund investment specialist for the company’s strategic venturing programs.
  • Lead investment opportunities that fall outside of core North America and Europe geographies.
  • Provide training and mentoring to junior personnel.

Minimum Requirements

  • At least eight years’ experience in venture capital or corporate venture capital or similar roles through the full lifecycle of deal sourcing, execution, investment management and exits.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical disciplines, business and/or finance.  Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of the industrial/digital technology landscape.
  • Track record of successful venture investments.
  • International experience and cultural sensitivity.
  • Experience working with both start-ups and large corporations.

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