Title:  Sr Counsel I

Job Req ID:  11752

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.


Compliance Counsel will join the Antitrust/Competition regulatory compliance area within the Law Organization’s Corporate Compliance Department. In this role, Compliance Counsel will provide ground-floor guidance and knowledge on Global Antitrust/Competition compliance. Compliance Counsel, reporting through the Antitrust/Competition Team Leader, will support the Company's overall compliance objectives; work with the compliance team to develop and support the implementation of comprehensive compliance policies and programs; provide advice and training to Saudi Aramco executives and employees, coordinate compliance efforts among subsidiary companies, and manage resolution of compliance issues.

Specific knowledge of and significant experience with multi-jurisdictional antitrust/competition regulations is required, along with broad knowledge and experience in matters relating to traditional compliance offices. Special focus will be given to candidates who have significant experience with U.K. and/or U.S. listed companies.

Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Advising the Company on all aspects of the antitrust/competition laws and regulations of the United States, European Union, Asia Pacific region and other applicable jurisdictions.
Counseling and training Company business groups/organizations with respect to antitrust/competition compliance.
Working closely with the Antitrust/Competition Team Leader and other corporate colleagues to provide strategic legal support on the antitrust/competition aspects of mergers/acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions and business initiatives.
Assisting with the development and implementation of companywide policies, procedures and training protocols for compliance with antitrust/competition laws.
Liaising with and providing support to related functions within the Corporate Compliance Department, including the Investigations/Audit coordinator and Subsidiary/Joint Venture coordinator functions.
As needed, coordinating with external counsel and overseeing company strategy for handling antitrust/competition-related inquiries and/or regulatory, judicial, or quasi-judicial proceedings.
Regularly briefing the Chief Compliance Officer on antitrust/competition compliance.
Supporting the Law Organization as to compliance law issues. Compliance Counsel must demonstrate sound judgment and unwavering ethics.

Minimum Requirements

Currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing with a state bar association in the United States or its equivalent in Canada or Europe.
Graduated from an accredited law school.
Pragmatic, business-oriented, approach to challenges and competing priorities and deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to engage business line leaders to drive implementation of new procedures and legal requirements in a timely manner.
Capable of international travel.
Sound judgment and unwavering ethics.

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