Title:  Project Management Specialist

Job Req ID:  8877

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.

Job Description

The Project Management Specialist is an expert in one or more disciplines that directly affect project performance, including but not limited to planning and scheduling, project execution, estimation, cost engineering, geomatics, value engineering, and other Value Improvement Practices. Assigned to support projects that may range in size from tens of millions to several hundred millions of dollars, the Project Management Specialist utilizes his expertise to help the company achieve best in class performance in the execution of its capital program. The incumbent may be under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Engineer (Unit Head), Project Manager (Division Head), or Department Manager, depending on the project complexity and execution requirements. The Project Management Specialist does not have permanent supervisory responsibilities, but may on a temporary basis direct the activities of one or more engineers and other professionals in support of specific project requirements.


  1. Provides expert advice and guidance in project planning, project execution, and/or project Control.
  2. Assists in resolving project management problems related to his area of expertise, including project planning deficiencies, project quality defects (in engineering, procurement, or construction), schedule slippages, and potential cost over runs.
  3. Works closely with project engineers and other project professionals to provide work direction and guidance.
  4. Formulates and implements strategies to improve project planning, cost, schedule, and/or quality.
  5. Evaluates existing tools and methodologies in his area of expertise and makes recommendations on their implementation at Saudi Aramco.
  6. Leads internal or external problem-solving teams as directed by management.
  7. Conducts training courses in his area of expertise.
  8. Trains and mentors developing engineers and other project management professionals.
  9. Participates in development of standards, guidelines, instructions, policies and procedures on an as-required basis.
  10. Participates in the reviews and evaluation of the capabilities of E&C contractors, suppliers, and project management related service providers.


a) Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business, plus significant post graduate participation in technical or PM related seminars. Preferably an MS, MBA or higher degree. The incumbent will normally have achieved industry recognition through activities on committees of professional societies and Industry organizations like PMI, AACE, SAVE International or others.

b) Experience: Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience, including at least 6 years in his main field.

c) Other: Professional certification by AACE, PMI, or the professional engineering boards. Must be capable of evaluating and consulting on project problems where precedents are lacking or on problems where a high degree of specialized knowledge is required.

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