Title:  Head of Knowledge Management

Job Req ID:  13739

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 an expert for the Knowledge Management (KM) Group within its Training & Development organization.  The KM Group partners with Knowledge Champions, who are embedded throughout company departments, to perform demographic analysis and identify critical skills in order to maintain and preserve knowledge and develop the resources required to train the next generation of employees.


The Head of Knowledge Managment role will help guide this critical function as it transforms to meet the challenges of a dynamically changing workforce. 

Key Responsibilities


  • Support Department Management in all planning, budget, administrative and staff-related activities, initiatives and programs for the Knowledge Management Group.
  • Contribute to and support learning and educational initiatives related to Knowledge Transfer within departmental processes, helping to identify and support department KT champions.
  • Ensure business continuity by promoting knowledge sharing through the organization's business processes and systems by, strengthening links between knowledge transfer and the information systems, to facilitate seamless exchange of information.
  • Track and report upon Knowledge Transfer KPIs.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all program-related reporting outputs, deliverables, and communications. Present findings and data to the subject department’s leadership team.
  • Support development of knowledge-based products that strengthen the Program’s overall performance, including:  best practices, lessons learned, success stories and guides/templates/toolkits.
  • Participate in and direct KM team in conducting research and needs analysis and selecting appropriate learning approaches, such as:  skills audit, knowledge mapping, competency development, training delivery, workplace solutions, knowledge gap analysis, and prepare recommendations and solutions to address identified gaps.
  • Provide consultation to management and partners on proposed training programs and policy changes.
  • Complete transformation design project, gain management approval, pilot the new program, and implement once the concept is proven.



Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Knowledge Management, Program Management, Information Management, Communications or related fields; prefer a Masters in Knowledge Management and/or relevant Knowledge Management certifications.
  • At least five years of experience as a KM practitioner or consultant utilizing knowledge building, knowledge sharing, and knowledge management skills to promote a sharing and learning culture.
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas, Energy, Engineering and/or Manufacturing industries, with both industrial and professional workforces.
  • Proven successful background in managing KM KT programs for internal stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to act as a catalyst for change, and as a champion for continuous improvement.
  • Experience successfully leading and coaching staff, preferably in multi-cultural environment.


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