Marketing Manager

Saudi Arabia
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Posted By:
Frank Penalver

Job Description:

***This position will require the candidate to move to Saudi Arabia. No need to speak another language. Must be a North American passport holder. 


Retail Strategy and Development Department Marketing Manager role is to provide leadership with insights into the market, customers and competitors both locally and globally. The focus is to collect strategic data and information, trends and performs analysis to support strategic planning and execution for the retail business segment. The main function is to provide management with recommendations on strategic planning activities by providing actionable plans based on assessments of markets and competitors, both existing and potential. The role will include Identifying and collecting appropriate customer, competitor, market, and economic, financial and/or operational data. Perform financial, statistical, and qualitative data analysis of markets and competitors. Translate data into executable and effective market and intelligence reports to be issued on Monthly and weekly basis.


Key Responsibilities

  • Profile the domestic, regional and international retail market and perform an evaluation on each segment and competitive environment, provide insights that would support strategic decision-making by Retail & Lube Administrative area.
  • Create and update comprehensive industry, competitor and customer models including, but not limited to, market share, growth projections and trends, market forces, potential competitors and government regulations.
  • Develop data sources and establish a data storage and analysis on all key elements of the retail industry including location of stations, consolidation activities, demand centers, establish data base of supply chain companies, new regulations and consumer behavior.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal entities in Saudi Aramco and its local and international affiliates to identify emerging needs and business challenges.
  • Develop a system that will consolidate industry reports, government initiatives, publications and monitor competitor activities to maintain an in-depth knowledge of the markets and establish financial models.
  • Provides market and competitive insights through presentations and reports to the Executive Leadership Team and various internal management teams to allow effective strategic and tactical decision-making and implementation.
  • Supplies the market and competitive intelligence component of strategic planning, and proactively makes recommendations to management concerning key intelligence items that require further consideration.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor in Business administration, Marketing, Economics or Engineering discipline.
  • Experience in fuel retail industry or relevant experience in the oil marketing, sales, trading or oil supply field. (Preferably over 10 years)

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Client Description:

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.