Title:  Sr Counsel I

Job Req ID:  11919

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.


We are seeking a Securities Counsel (“Counsel”) with experience in matters pertaining to securities regulations and capital markets.

Headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Counsel will join the Capital Markets Legal Practice within the Law Organization’s Corporate Secretariat. In this role, Counsel will provide guidance and advice on securities, along with a broad spectrum of matters that confront a multinational energy company and its global subsidiaries and joint ventures. Counsel will support the Company's overall disclosure objectives; work with the Capital Markets Legal Practice team to develop and update comprehensive securities policies; provide advice and training to Saudi Aramco employees and executives; and manage resolution of securities issues.

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

Assisting with the preparation of periodic and current disclosures as required by the applicable regulators.

Reviewing general disclosures to be made by Saudi Aramco.

Assisting with Saudi Aramco's internal assessment of the Company's disclosure controls and internal control over financial reporting. 

Providing securities and corporate governance advice with respect to securities filings to be made by Saudi Aramco and its senior management. 

Working with investor relations and Saudi Aramco's financial reporting personnel to prepare earnings releases, investor presentations, other investor-focused communications on behalf of Saudi Aramco. 

Assisting Saudi Aramco's Capital Markets Legal Practice Leader, Associate General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary and General Counsel & Corporate Secretary in advising the Saudi Aramco Board of Directors with respect to corporate governance and regulatory developments.

Providing insider trading advice.

Monitoring relevant legal and regulatory requirements relating to listed companies, as well as developments in legislation and enforcement to ensure that the Company has current and appropriate securities policies and procedures.

Providing direction, oversight, and counsel during securities and capital markets-related reviews, whether conducted by Saudi Aramco personnel or outside counsel. 

Supporting Saudi Aramco’s global operations with expert securities and capital markets-related counseling and advice.

Addressing securities and capital markets-related matters raised by business lines, subsidiary companies, and management. 

Working with other attorneys and personnel to develop and deliver securities and capital markets-related training.

Supporting the Law Organization as to securities law matters.

Minimum Requirements

Currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing in the United States, Canada or the European Union.
6+ years of hands-on experience at a large multinational corporation(s) and/or law firm(s).
Specific knowledge of and meaningful experience with securities regulations is required. 
Special focus will be given to candidates who have experience with U.S., U.K. and/or KSA listed companies. 

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