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Operational & Planning Section Head


Posted on August 9, 2019

12 - 13 years Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Electrical). Any Nationality

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Job Summary
• Manage and provide technical expertise for GCCIA operations in developing and implementing transmission operation practices involving transient and dynamic stability and Transmission voltage support issues.
• Manage various engineering studies to analyze the interconnected transmission system.
• Provides full support to Interconnection Control Centre for operational concerns, system studies, analyzing problems, monitoring performance and commissioning the new equipment providing the solutions and guidelines.
• Approve and issue various system performance reports including transmission availability, automatic/manual load shedding on the member states networks, system disturbances, demand forecasts and energy interchanges.
• Plan the operations of the network in coordination with asset maintenance and the projects group by scheduling major works across the interconnected grid.
• Liaison with maintenance department, Project management department and all the connected TSOs to formulate yearly transmission equipment outage plan in coordination with due regards to system security and reliability.
• Manage cost studies to determine the most optimal energy transfer between the member states to meet the anticipated demand requirements.
• Administrates and coordinates the scheduling efforts between various internal departments and external parties to efficiently and reliably expedite the implementation of construction projects.
• Continuous and close liaison and coordination with the GCC TSOs operations sections, operational planning sections as well as GCCIA control center and Market operations units.
• Participate in developing GCCIA Operating Procedures and updating of the Interconnection Transmission Code through the Operations Committee.
• Liaison with the GCC TSOs connected to the GCCIA System with regard to protection settings, and all related settings are in place.
• Review analysis of implications of outages of systems and equipment on member states and develop mitigation strategies.
• Develop and monitor department budget.
• Develop Operational Planning policies and procedures and foster application.
• Coordinate with Talent Management department to ensure staff appropriate training level.
• Review and issue annual outage program of generation and transmission equipment for the coming year including commissioning / decommissioning of facilities and the impact on the Combined System.
• Review, finalize & issue summer and winter reports for the network optimization.
• Approve & issue medium and short term systems plans highlighting the impact on Combined System.
• Review, finalize & issue offline study reports such as load flow, short circuit, transient and dynamic stability assessment studies .
• Manage overall system performance.
• Manage the KPI setting for the network and monitor the performance of member states.
• Ensure that member states are abiding by agreements and meeting their obligations.
• Ensure that the system is reliable and the established KPIs are being met.
• Ensure the department s adherence to the code of conduct
Educational Qualifications & Certification
• Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Electrical Engineering.
• MBA is a plus.
Experience Required
• 12 years of relevant experience
Please send your CV / Resume in word format to recruitment department at hr02@gccia.com.sa

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