Downstream Technology Consultant

Saudi Aramco

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 Downstream Technology Consultant to join our Global Manufacturing Excellence Organization under our technical support team.  

The technical support is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for providing the required high-quality technical support to GM operating facilities (Refineries, NGLF, and petrochemical plants) inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & across the globe.

Your primary role will be to support the Technology roadmap and deployment programs which are aimed at maximizing the technology value realization, utilization and benefits by deploying innovative and efficient solutions and technologies across Global Manufacturing facilities.  

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:  
Engage with Saudi Aramco Global Manufacturing organizations as well as business and engineering stakeholders to identify, evaluate, develop and support technology deployment programs that offer long-term, global, competitive differentiation for Aramco.
Identify and build a network of strategic technology engineering partnerships for effective pre-and post-deployment support and to accelerate deployment.
Develop the technology roadmaps with the Global Manufacturing Excellence subject matter experts and corporate organizations.
Lead portfolio analysis, reviews to enable technology portfolio prioritization through providing insights and recommendations.
Partner with Aramco’s Downstream and Engineering Services organizations to develop a consolidated forecast programs and investment plans.
Build a shared understanding of long-term business needs, prioritized deployment scenarios informed by business investment plans, underlying technology challenges, and minimum performance criteria for a fit-for-purpose technology solution
Through understanding of technology performance criteria, define a value hypothesis for a minimum viable product that satisfies defined business needs, and validate market-specific use cases and value propositions for targeted solutions, and support technology business case development and techno-economic evaluation
Develop and delivers technology deployment plans for each project, including intellectual property (IP) exploitation opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor Degree in Science or Engineering discipline. An advance degree (MBA/ Finance) is preferable.

You should have a minimum of 12 years’ experience in the areas of technology scouting, technology research and technology development. With at least 5 years of experience in product development, technology marketing and exposure to energy-related and/or software-related technology licensing.

Finance experience in either downstream refinery, chemicals, natural gas distribution, energy services, alternative or renewable energy, engineering and technology innovation is required.

Sufficient understanding and expertise across the “Strategy-to-Value” technology lifecycle, including: R&D and IP strategy, engineering, scale-up, project development, economic evaluation, supply chain development, risk evaluation and mitigation, as well as strategy and business development.

Deep experience of developing business cases for new strategies or products.

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.


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