Project Control Specialist

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.

Job Description

Fuels Project Support and Oversight Division (FPS&OD) under Fuels Business Optimization Department is established to provide oversight and support to projects within Downstream Fuels portfolios to assure projects will be successfully delivered. This document represents the charter of FPS&OD and describes its roles and responsibilities. The division’s primary function is to communicate recent performance data for active projects to Fuel management to maintain transparency for effective decision timing.

The Project Development & Execution Specialist is responsible for planning and supporting implementation of effective projects and transaction delivery. In addition  Has experience in the oil/gas – Downstream mega projects like Refineries, Petrochemical & Steam Cracker along with Utilities and Offsite. Has a project control experience and Coordinate with other functional areas to ensure correct implementation of project control/business procedures and requirements.


  • • Coordinates with engineering discipline lead engineers and/or task force groups to ensure on- time completion of work activities and the implementation of project control procedures. 
    • Reviews and closely monitors project schedule and costs. 
    • Provide project oversight, control and Value Improvement Practices 
    • Meet services requirements to support the development and execution of Saudi Aramco Affiliative projects. 
    • Provide consultation and support services related to project management such as but not limited to cost estimating services, scheduling, best practices solutions, claim analysis, procurement, benchmarking and overseeing and reporting the healthiness of the projects that in developments and executions stages.
    • Performs analysis on the negotiation strategy development and execution.
    • Supports in the technical development and economic justification of capital programs, and alternatives to proposed capital projects.
    • Support in the business plan and other related activities.
    • Risk Management & Controls through reviewing risk registers & mitigation strategies.

Education & Experience Requirements

• 10-15Work Experience & B. Sc Engineering Degree. preferable Master’s degree in Engineering.
• Has experience in the oil/gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and has project engineering experience on large to mega projects.
• Must have thorough knowledge of project engineering practices, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
• Has a capability to enhance benchmarking database from cost and industry perspective.
• Experience in developing procurement / contracting strategy and plan.
• Certified Project Management Institute as PMP or PMI-SP & (AACEI) Advanced Association of Cost Engineer.
• Good grasp of international business and cross-cultural professional practices.
• Lead project management documents pertaining to Front End Engineering Phases – Business Cases / Feasibility (FEL-1), Pre-FEED (FEL-2), FEED (FEL-3) and EPC Execution Phase.
• Provide needed support for projects in progress at various phases including preparation of project management procedures, governance, Bids Evaluations, cost estimating services, scheduling and value improving practices.
• Experience on modularization & stick built construction processes
• Efficient communication and presentation skills and has a soft skills on Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power-point).
• Risk Management & Controls through reviewing risk registers & mitigation strategies.


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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