Title:  Senior Producer

Job Req ID:  8497

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.


Manage the concept to delivery of key commissions and events for the successful delivery of the Program Portfolio’s mandate. Projects may include major visual arts installations, music and spoken word festivals, national holiday celebrations, site-specific theatre and other cross-genre commissions. The Senior Producer will support the Creative Director in identifying, planning, scoping and scheduling the annual portfolio mandated programs. The Senior Producer will liaise internally within King Abdulaziz Center’s components to ensure efficient communication, policy compliance and implementation. The position will manage relationships with contractors, artists and organizations across a wide range of initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

Lead on assigned projects including overall project planning and management from pre-production to delivery
Ensure smooth co-ordination of logistics, budgets and scheduling across departments and partners
Lead, co-ordinate and attend internal project meetings and external meetings
Work closely with external contractors and internal teams and stakeholders
Manage the work of producers and other team members, temporary staff and freelancers assigned to projects.
Manage relationships with contractors, artists and organizations across a wide range of initiatives
Negotiate artists' and organizations’ deals and contracts and issue contracts in a timely manner
Draw up and manage whole project budgets and schedules
Work closely with Technical, Finance & Administration, Communication, Learning & Volunteering teams, artists, co-producers, presenters
Manage the development of plans, schedules, marketing and communications for the delivery of the portfolio program.
Manage the annual portfolio program in terms of scoping, administrating, scheduling, programming and budget control and ensure successful implementation and operation.
Liaise internally with all Center components, to help execute the requirements of the program.
Liaise with international Creative Arts community for booking, coordinating visits, workshops and shows.
Establish, and maintain positive working relationships with all user groups.
Expected to attend staff meetings when applicable.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor Degree in the Cultural and Creative Arts or related field.

A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the delivery of professional cultural programs in the public arts sector.

Experience in cultural administration, programming and production.

Proven track record of successfully producing all aspects of cultural festival productions including performance, the visual arts, and musical productions.

Knowledge of the international Cultural and Creative Arts industry including centers, performing arts houses, festivals, organizations, and educational institutions.

Connected to the Cultural and Creative Arts industry in its creative and production branches.

Proven record of accomplishment in managing the production of cultural and creative product.

Strong interpersonal skills, leadership abilities and oral communication skills

Must be self-motivated, creative and independent.

Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to establish priorities and complete assignments within tight timelines.

Ability to work under pressure, manage sensitive issues with tact, diplomacy, and good judgment and maintain confidentiality in all communications

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft office: Excel, Word, Outlook & 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