Business Performance Technical Writer

Saudi Arabia
26 Jan 2016
09 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
The Business Performance Technical Writer is a member of the Downstream Planning and Performance Management Department reporting directly to the Senior Vice President of Downstream. This position is responsible for the development of reports and presentations outlining the plans, and performance of Saudi Aramco's Downstream business. Reports include the annual 3-year business plan report, semi-annual accountability reports, and related presentations. The candidate is not responsible for the financial and business performance analysis developed to assess the business, but will work closely with senior analysts to create a concise, cohesive and understandable consolidation of the plans and analysis for management's information and use. As such, a working knowledge of the petroleum and petrochemical Downstream business as well as a familiarity with business performance and financial terminology and conventions is expected.

The audience for the reports and presentations is Saudi Aramco management. The contents will be used to develop the input for the company's Board of Directors. In addition to these high level reports, this position delivers internal communication update messages regarding unit performance to business line management and employees. The position is called upon from time-to-time to work with company speechwriters to develop and edit speeches for the Senior Vice President of Downstream.

Minimum Requirements
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing or similar degree, and at least ten years' experience in the communications field with an emphasis on business performance reporting.

Other desirables include excellent writing skills in corporate level reports and presentations, high level English language editorial, corporate copy and speech writing ability, experience of working with and advising executive management, and extensive working experience within a large multinational corporation or organization.

International work experience is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to develop and maintain all of the Downstream business line level performance and planning reports and presentations. Generate infographics for reports and presentations to explain complex data in easily understood fashion.

Interact with Downstream Planning and Performance analysts to understand business plans, and organizational performance.

Liaise with the company's Finance organization to understand requirements for reports and presentations.

Work in partnership with the company's Corporate Planning organization to understand the company's strategies to assure planning, and accountability reports are aligned with strategy.

Other aspects include researching, writing, editing of internal communication messages, editing and providing input on executive speeches related to Downstream.