Senior Planning & Performance Management Analyst

Saudi Arabia
03 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
Plans, executes & leads planning and performance management (P&PM) analytical activities under the broad guidance of higher-level P&PM staff and supervisors of his organization, particularly in resolving complex, cross-functional, non-routine and/or design issues.

Responsible, under the general direction of the head of the P&PM organization or his/her designee, for generating analytical findings and recommendations across the scope of objectives and deliverables of the organization, either independently or in collaboration with others; and to proactively identify and provide solutions for problems and issues that arise in his/her assigned areas.
Develops and maintains close partnerships with business/operational counterparts of the P&PM organization in his/her assigned areas, and represents his/her organization in cross-functional, cross-organizational teams involved in P&PM-related tasks.

Participates in planning initiatives of his/her organization; may be assigned to lead and supervise work streams; and significantly involved in mentoring others on P&PM practice.

Supervision and guidance for the position is generally minimal.
This position differs from the P&PM Analyst I job in terms of the required degree of supervision, the complexity and importance to the company of the incumbent's assigned tasks, the personal initiative expected in identifying and resolving P&PM problems and issues, the extent of mentorship the incumbent provides, and the degree of collaboration with personnel outside of his/her

Minimum Requirements
Education Levels:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related discipline. For assigned Risk Professionals, a bachelor's degree in risk management or a related discipline.
Twelve (12) years related experience is required in the practice of planning & performance management.

Preferred Training:
Solid knowledge and understanding of management accounting, finance and Excel is required. Demonstrated capability and track record in the practice of planning & performance management and in the use of business intelligence tools are required.
Possession of an advanced business degree (e.g., MBA) and/or relevant professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFA, CPA) is preferred.
Excellent command of oral & written English.

Duties and Responsibilities
1- Provides analytical findings & recommendations relating to regular P&PM tasks such as business plan preparation, performance tracking measurement, and performance analysis and accountability reporting. (40%)
2- Conducts special P&PM-related studies such as the development of performance initiatives and business cases, benchmarking, risk management, design and re-design of measurements, processes and workflows, and information system-related changes. (20%)
3- Provides supervision, coordination and/or facilitation in the execution of regular and special tasks by other P&PM personnel, as well as mentorship on P&PM analytical practice. (30%)
4- Risk Professionals:
a. Performs the principal duties as stated above but focused on risk management. The risk management focus includes: Acts as the business's principal advisor on risk management, and guides, supports, facilitates, monitors, reviews and reports on risk management activities to ensure that risk management processes are efficient and effective, and integrated into P&PM practices - 40%
b. Assists in identifying gaps in the governance and control environment within the business, and in formulating and implementing solutions for gap closure - 20%
c. Where assigned, reviews proposals relating to major initiatives in the business to ensure that risk management requirements are appropriately addressed, and assists in and guides the development of risk management training plans- 30%
5- Performs other related staff and analytical duties, as assigned. (10%)