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Strategic Business Planning Specialist (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  219194



Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This position is open for applicants as an International Assignee that meet the requirements of the job specification.


Job Summary:


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure, mining and metals, nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is seeking a Strategic Business Planning Professional to join the Jubail, SA team. In the Strategic Business Planning Specialist role, you will have an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic team of industry professional across the globe to support the Team.

The professional shall have to provide support services in strategy and business plan development and other related services including strategy formulation, budgeting and control in coordination with Royal Commission cities supporting RC’s vision mission and strategic goals are achieved and sustained.




Job Responsibilities:


  • Playing key role in the formulation of strategy and successful implementation.
  • Implementation of strategy in compliance with policies, objectives, procedures and achieving goals and supporting in their evolutionary development as needed.
  • Oversees the implementation of operations plans, policies, procedures and transition migration plans.


Budgeting and Control:


  • Monitors costs and resources in day-to-day activities.
  • Holds responsibility for section’s staffing and budgeting projections.


Operational Tasks:


  • Liaises with various Divisions and Department in order to determine cluster and business plan development opportunities.
  • Performs situational analysis to determine strategic opportunities and threats in the process of achieving RC strategic objectives.
  • Arriving at the mitigation plans for the risks and threats with implementation roadmaps.
  • Identifies and develops business cases for new city or city expansion in alignment with the RC Strategy with the RC strategy.
  • Provides the needed specialist insight during the implementation of new operations plans, policies, procedures and transition/migration plans while ensuring they are consistent with the overall goals and objectives of RC.
  • Preparing the executive business plans of the Royal Commission in coordination with the various departments and strategic planning in the cities.
  • Analyzing the current situation (opportunities and threats) and working on achieving the strategic objectives of the Royal Commission in industrial integration with foreign cities.
  • Identify and develop the expansion work in cities and industrial cities and opportunities to establish new industrial cities to achieve the strategic objectives of the Royal Commission.
  • Undertakes or assists in special projects as needed.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Business Administration, Economics) or bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering field.
  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience strategy or business roles. 
  • 8 Years of experience in the field Strategy Formulation and Business Plan Development
  • Knowledge of economic trends and indicators within the region and industry.
  • Strong background in the industries used as building clocks for clusters. (Petrochemical, energy-intensive industries). 


 Basic Behavioral:


  • Time Management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant computer proficiency, experience in using MS Office tools and dynamic reporting for presentations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Competent knowledge in English (Spoken and Written)
  • Ability to provide strong, active leadership to adopt and enforce a consistent approach that nurtures a culture of creativity, innovation and empowerment.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.