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Sr. Specialist Business Development

Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Lead the Business development and business improvement across the business unit and functional matrix that will impact the ROCE metrics through the Americas Leadership Council (ALC) group.

Support the Americas Business Development Leader to deliver external (‘inorganic’) growth opportunities for the AMR Region SBUs in line with the regional strategy, facilitating idea generation & executing/closing of projects in the areas of portfolio optimization & expansion, asset optimization, vertical integration, New Journey regional synergies & knowledge management in the assigned geography.

Lead KSA Nusaned 2030 topics and facilitate ALC on New Journey regional topics.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Support the AMR Business Development & Strategic Processes Leader, partnering with SBUs Strategic (Industry Marketing, Product Management and T&I) as well as Tactical (Commercial, Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing) and Functional (Procurement, Corporate T&I) leadership teams to define opportunities for profitable business growth beyond existing offerings
  • Participate and proactively contribute to key AMR Region strategic planning sessions and workshops to determine opportunity spaces: help analyze and map attractive market spaces to determine potential areas of synergy with Aramco and Motiva, opportunities of investments, co-investments and collaboration.
  • Project management of potential & active projects, leading an internal team to work through the Business Development/M&A tollgate process
  • Provide expertise in critical portfolio, operations and industry knowledge
  • Participate in the Competitive analysis activities that help identify opportunities as well as benchmark our performance in the industry
  • Support the AMR Business Development Leader on internal and external relationships and alignment with BD/M&A Advisory Team members, Regional commercial leaders, SABIC HQ M&A, SABIC HQ Strategy & Planning, SABIC Corporate T&I, investment banks, private equity companies and industry organizations to drive opportunities


What Matters to SABIC

  • BS/BA/MS Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 15 years of progressive Chemical Engineering, T&I, Business Development or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience and / or individual contributor as SME



Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.



Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.


Nearest Major Market: Houston