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Business Systems Analyst
The Candidate will assume analytical level responsibilities in a Supply Chain business planning, procedures, and process improvement environment, given the following improvement operative goals: (Cost) reduce product costs, ensure timely and reliable deliveries and maintain quality per customer requirements; (Responsiveness) respond to changes in demand mix quickly and at reasonable costs; (Security) prevent disruptions in the supply chain due to external threats; (Sustainability) ensure a supply chain that is controlled with minimal resource impacts now and into the future; (Resilience) develop systems that monitor and reduce supply chain risks and disruptions in a cost-effective manner; and (Innovation) ensure that customers are provided with the latest technology to enhance financial performance.
Part of the Materials Planning & Systems Department’s role is to develop operational policies; direct the development, preparation, issuance, control, and maintenance of all Supply Chain procedures. The Department responds to internal audits and directs reviews of all MS operational department's compliance with procedures/audit findings and recommendations as well as supporting project studies as required.
In addition, the Department is responsible for developing the Business Plan for all Supply Chain activities inclusive of materials and services procurement, logistics and warehousing for all the company drilling activities, mega-projects, and plant operational support.
As a successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Business, Finance or Accounting, Operations Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Quality Assurance, MIS or a closely related technology degree, or Building Construction and Contract Management (Civil Technology).
A MBA or graduate level degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Project Management, a M.S. degree in Quality Assurance or Operations Research; and certifications in acknowledged Supply Chain Associations such as ISM and APICS is highly preferred, but not required.
The Candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of Supply Chain Management experience within a well-established Supply Chain Strategy, Business Transformation, or Procurement Transformation Consulting firm; Petrochemical Operating Company, Manufacturing Plant Operation, or Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) Environment as a Supply Chain Analyst, Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) role, or Buyer-Planner in an Operations Manufacturing setting or as a Construction/Procurement Contract Representative in a Project Procurement Management organization.
Technical writing and presentation skills are a must.
Six Sigma Black Belt designation preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Business Systems Analyst will apply advanced Supply Chain and Project Management principles to provide advice on Supply Chain management or procurement contracting issues at the Admin and Departmental levels by making decisions affecting Supply Chain operations. Duties may include activities such as: (1) Direct the development, preparation, maintenance, publication of Supply Chain procedures, standards, and manuals for the Materials Supply Organization, (2) Provide change management and guidance to out-of-Kingdom offices on policy, process, or procedural changes, (3) Direct the review of operational department's compliance with policies, procedures, and implementation of previous internal audit recommendations, (4) Serve in an advisory capacity to all parties outside of Materials Planning & Systems Department to assist in their understanding of operational procedures, (5) Provide variance analysis on key performance indicators, (6) Conduct multi-year Business Planning for Supply Chain operations considering forecasted company operations and strategies, (7) Perform risk analyses and process improvement activities across the Supply Chain, and (8) Create models of complex Supply Chains for decision support analysis.
The company’s domestic operations span the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and include the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas, refining, petrochemicals and distribution – none of which would be possible without the support of the Operations Services business line. Operations Services encompasses such vital support activities as aviation, marine, transportation, power distribution, materials supply and information technology. The company operates one of the world’s largest corporate aviation fleets, composed of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft whose flight and maintenance crews are among the best in the business. The company’s marine operations include oil spill fighting vessels, harbor pilot craft, tugboats for terminal operations and a variety of service ships. The areas of transportation, power distribution and materials supply are critical components of the company’s large array of complex petroleum and petrochemical facilities that provide a reliable supply of energy to people in the Kingdom and around the globe. The company’s IT infrastructure, including its communications networks, provides the methods and the means for the people of the company, no matter where they are, to stay connected and sustain the Company’s legacy of success.
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