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  • Job reference: RMS0148360

Investment Specialist

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/12/2014
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The Company:
Sadara Chemical Company is an exciting joint venture between Saudi Aramco, one of the leading energy suppliers to the world, and The Dow Chemical Company a leading science and Technology Company of the world. Sardara will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase establishing a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added performance products encompassing 26 manufacturing plants. The integrated complex based in Al Jubayl, Kingdom o

The Role:
The key competency for this role is commercial acumen in the specialty chemical business. The candidate shall participate in the ongoing development of an industrial Value Park “PlasChem Park” in Jubail Saudi Arabia aimed at attracting sustainable downstream differentiated projects from the international, regional and local market. The following are more specific responsibilities
1. Identify potential investors that have the leading edge technologies to convert Sadara chemicals products to differentiated finished or semi finished products. Successful identification and approval of these investors will help Sadara support the Kingdom’s objective of becoming a hub for downstream manufacturing, growing the local economy and creating numerous local jobs.
2. Work with potential investors to identify their fit with the Sadara and Jubail products mix and with the Kingdom strategic derivative. This includes an understanding of the required raw material, market segment targeted, process technology, power and utilities need and location in the value chain (raw material process vs. Finished product converter). The key areas targeted by Sadara and the Kingdom includes, but not limited to:
a. EO and PO downstream derivatives for Oil & gas Chemicals applications, Home and Personal care products, detergent and construction material;
b. MDI, TDI, Polyol applications (PU system house) for foams application, insulation, coating, auto components and appliances.
c. Glycol Ether (BGE) for domestic cleaners and paints and coating additives
d. Amines for gas treatment
e. Propylene Glycol (PG) for personal care products and pharmaceutical.
f. Please visit the Sadara web site for more
3. Work with the Value Park team to ensure that the models of the selected investors are not only profitable but sustainable. Model an approximate representation of the economics of the chemical park projects investors to ensure their business case is sustainable and that Sadara value is maximized
4. Understand the market for the key products such as EO/PO, BGE, PG, Polyol. Develop pricing formula and conduct economic evaluation and testing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Chemical Engineering or Chemistry Degree.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Technical Background and technical knowledge of one or more of the following products; EO/PO, BGE, MDI, TDI, PG, Polyol, with business acumen who understands the "value chain" for specialty chemicals.

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