Investment Strategist Consultant

Saudi Arabia
31 Oct 2016
02 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Req Number: 13730BR
Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking an Investment Strategist to join the Investment Management Department (IMD). The IMD is a part of the Finance Business Line in Saudi Aramco and reports to the Treasury organization. Its objectives are to provide expert financial advice within the employee defined benefit and defined contribution plans of Saudi Aramco.

Successful candidates will be responsible for developing the investment strategy and portfolio analytics for defined benefit and defined contribution benefit plans. The candidate's functions include asset allocation, asset liability management, risk management, setting investment guidelines, rebalancing the portfolio, and establishing portfolio analytics, e.g., risk reporting, performance attribution and exposure and liquidity reports. In addition to conventional asset classes, the individual should have experience in alternative investments. It is preferred that the individual is a CFA and a M.S. degree in Finance or an MBA is considered an asset.
Minimum Requirements:
A bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Finance or a related field is preferred.
10+ years of experience in institutional investing is required.
Pension Investment Experience
CFA, FRM or CAIA certification.
A strong analytical and quantitative background.


Risk Management experience
Alternative Investment experience (hedge funds, agriculture, private assets - long term investments)
Asset Management experience (pensions)
Software - MSCI Barra or MPI
Duties & Responsibilities:
Track and analyze industry trends.
Asset allocation decisions.
Asset liability management.
Establish portfolio analytics, including risk, exposure and performance reports.
Investment guidelines.
Portfolio rebalancing.
Fund manager selection and monitoring.
Fund manager relations.
Tactical asset allocation recommendation.
Lead, develop and mentor a team of analysts.
About us:
As an integrated, global petroleum enterprise with operations in Saudi Arabia, Europe, the United States and the Far East, Saudi Aramco is one of the cornerstones of the world's energy supply. Saudi Aramco has a proud legacy of accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. In recent years, the Company has been creating downstream joint and equity ventures, both in Saudi Arabia and in China, and is exploring additional opportunities in refining and petrochemicals. Projects such as these, combined with Saudi Aramco's stature - both as a corporation and as a corporate citizen - in the Kingdom and wherever the Company does business, make for a challenging and rewarding work environment for the personnel of the Finance business line.