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ZAIN6225 - Investment Analysis Senior Specialist

About Zain Saudi Arabia:

Zain KSA is the newest player in Saudi Arabia’s mobile telecommunications market, having commenced commercial operations in August 2008. As of 31 March 2018, the operation served 8.4 million customers and had extended its network coverage to 92% of the population via a network of over 8,717 sites. Through its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, the ever-evolving operator is striving to become the Kingdom’s preferred choice for voice, data and other telecommunications services. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Saudi Arabia the most dynamic products and services. The basis of Zain Saudi Arabia’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired majority-Saudi workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Saudi talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain KSA please visit


The jobs in this level are subject matter experts in the area of Budgeting and Financial Analysis. The jobs responsible for developing the yearly financial plans and budgets of Zain based on requirements. They also develop costing models and perform profitability analysis for existing and proposed products and services.


Teamwork and Cooperation:

  • Provide subject matter expert in the Budgeting and Financial Analysis area


Budgeting and Financial Analysis Support:

  • Develop detailed costing models and profitability analysis for existing and proposed prepaid and postpaid products in order to forecast profits                                       

  • Review and approve management information and statutory reports ensuring alignment to set policies and regulations for reporting and decision-making purposes                                

  • Develop ROI business cases of new products, services or network including pricing and budgets for new services and products                                   

  • Review the functional requirements of the costing system and submit standard reports for decision-making purposes

  • Coordinate with Strategy and Business Development on the development of the long-term strategic business plan in order to track the performance of Zain                                   

  • Handle, in coordination with Zain Sectors, the development and consolidation of capital, operating and manpower budgets in line with plans and projects                                           

  • Evaluate the feasibility of new business case studies including pricing and budgets for new services and products and provide recommendations from a financial and budgetary perspective                                       

  • Analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations for complex budget and financial management issues                                  

  • Assist in developing techno-commercial profitability dashboard detailing all technology cost elements linked to generated revenues per user/technology/location/package                                   

  • Perform budget forecasting to project outcomes                                              

  • Update the commission's model related to employee and dealer commissions on a periodic basis                                              

  • Prepare purchase requests for orders with highest thresholds                                    

  • Provide approvals on the budgets of new technical projects                                        

  • Review CAPEX and OPEX spent vs. budget for Technology, control costs, and coordinate approvals for plan adjustments / relocations                                            


  • Assist in developing internal reporting system and processes to facilitate internal reporting                          

  • Analyze reports related to budget impacts and coordinate with related department for variance resolution


  • Bachelor's Degree\ Master's Degree is Preferable in Business Administration, Finance or Equivalent

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in a similar role

Behavioral Competencies           Level

Teamwork and Cooperation        Advanced

Achievement Driven                       Basic


Technical Competencies              Level

Business Modeling                        Advanced

Communication Skills                    Advanced

Decision Making and Problem Solving     Intermediate

Performance Management and Reporting            Basic

Corporate Finance                          Intermediate


Zain Saudi Arabia

Job Group



Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Contract Type

Full Time

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