Title:  Technology Development Process Specialist

Job Req ID:  12653

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 a Technology Development Process Analyst to join the Technology Strategy & Planning Department (TSPD), whose mission is to provide high-impact leadership and support across the technology life-cycle, from strategy setting to value realization and sustainable growth, and partner with corporate and business stakeholders to integrate new technologies into the company’s strategies and investment plans.

The Technology Development Process Analyst plays a central role in the corporate technology stage-gate process. This person provides leadership in the implementation, governance and sustainable capability needed to support full integration, application and continuous improvement of the technology stage-gate process. This person will ultimately champion the technology stage-gate process for the Company’s downstream and midstream technology activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for managing and overseeing the technology stage-gate process, including ongoing implementation to support R&D, technology development, demonstration and deployment, and transition to operations in order to enable value realization from technology investments.
  • Responsible for assessing technology stage-gate practices and related activities across the Company, in order to maintain high-standards and compliance with the Corporate Technology General Instruction.
  • Partner with R&D staff and stakeholders in technology, business and supporting functions, in order to ensure alignment across all areas and to support a smooth transition and adoption of the enhanced technology management processes.
  • Provide expert guidance to project teams and technology/executive management on related activities, including business case development, IP and commercial strategy, supply chain development, deployment plans, business models, and related techno-economics.
  • Provide leadership for scientists, engineers, and other business/functional specialists to ensure cross-department alignment and offer solutions to de-risk technical and commercial challenges.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Support financial reporting for deployed technologies to ensure value capture.
  • Coach, mentor and offer in-depth training programs to support capability building.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering. An advanced degree (MBA/Finance) is preferable.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years of experience in commercial technology development, preferably with some experience in oil and gas, chemicals and related industries.
  • Possess subject matter expertise, business acumen and effective change management skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively work in a multidisciplinary team-oriented environment, including engagements with executive management.
  • Demonstrated experience with Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) systems, such as Planisware, Accolade and similar software applications.
  • Proven track record of successfully working with multi-cultural, cross-functional teams, and developing productive working relationships.
  • Experience with Operation Excellence (OE) process development, implementation, including continuous improvement.

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