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Senior Advisor, Petrochemicals Strategy Job

Work Location:  KSA > Riyadh

An exciting opportunity is available for SeniorAdvisor, Petrochemicals Strategy Reports to GM, Strategy and M&A within the function of Stragtey & Growth located in TASNEE HQ, Riyadh City - Saudi Arabia. 

Job purpose:

      Act as the guardian of strategy and strategic planning process for petrochemicals business. Lead assessment of global and regional markets, competitive landscape, and industry outlook. Translate petrochemicals strategy into a set of strategic initiatives and actions. Responsible for running strategic planning process, including long-term planning, strategic planning, and strategy reviews.


Role responsibilities:

               Strategy Development and Review

  • Develop and regularly update Tasnee’s petrochemicals strategy by conducting assessment of macroeconomic and industry trends, analysing competitive landscape and new areas of growth, staying up to speed with latest technology innovations. Develop scenario analyses, macroeconomic and industry forecasts.
  • Perform regular strategic reviews of SBU Petchem.
  • Drive complex industry analyses through hypothesis-based problem solving.
  • Develop industry model for petrochemical industry, analysing key demand and supply factors.
  • Understand, structure and analyze complex business issues, including impact of macroeconomic, political and technology changes on the global petrochemicals industry and evaluate impact on Tasnee’s operations.
  • Translate analysis output into practical and implementable recommendations.

Strategic Planning

  • Translate Petrochemicals strategy into actionable set of initiatives and monitor their implementation at SBU Petchem.
  • Support CFO and Finance Business Partners in monitoring performance of SBU Petchem, and recommend changes to the corporate investment/CapEx strategy based on current performance and emerging market trends.
  • Effectively cooperate with industry managers in Strategy department and ensure that proposed initiatives are coherent and coordinated between industry groups / managers.

                Supporting Business Development, M&A and Competitive Intelligence teams

  • Support business development and M&A teams in target screening and assessment, due diligence, business valuation, deal negotiation and acquisition integration activities.
  • Assess and evaluate target companies to support execution of strategic partnership agreements, JV and M&A transactions.
  • Share insights and recommendations in a structured and easily digestible manner in both written and oral format.
  • Actively participate in internal and external presentations, meetings, discussions.
  • Play a key role in strategic projects within SBU Petrochemicals core business.


Qualification and Requirements:

Minimum Qualification:

  • Masters/bachelor’s degree in general management, economics, engineering, or another related field (Chemical Engineering is preferable). 
  • Professional certification (e.g., Certfied Financial AnalystA) is a plus. 

Minimum Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Strategy, Business Development or Finance.
  • Professional experience gained through a combination of professional services firm (investment bank, consulting firm, etc.) and strategy / business development work at industrial conglomerate is strongly recommended

Job Specific Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of core business disciplines such as Strategy, Finance, Marketing and Operations
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and quantitative skills, and experience in Microsoft Excel modelling
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including mastery of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects with demanding deadlines in a team environment



At Tasnee we value the contribution of all our people in making us a leading organization. We invest in employee development and we provide a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to deliver innovative solutions for our customers.

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