Strategic Planning & Business Development Director

GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA)
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP711-14
GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA)

The Role

The Role

Manage the Planning, Project Management and Business Development functions within GCCIA


•Design long term plans for systems, network and facilities
•Ensures alignment of goals, strategic objectives, and strategic plan, with the overall vision and direction.
•Review, approve and escalate long term plans for systems, network and facilities
•Analyze system requirements studies
•Monitor and Control ongoing projects and contractor performance on project (based on vendor agreement)
•Oversee relationships with key stakeholder groups
•Direct the policy setting and formulation of the Business Development
•Set Departmental policies & procedures
•Set annual budget



Job Requirements

•Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Electrical Engineering
•Master’s degree in Business Administration


Function specific experience
•Network and systems planning

Industry related experience
•Power Transmission

Years of experience
•8-10 years of relevant experience

Shared Competencies

Leadership Competencies

•Establishing and Understanding Strategic Direction

Professional Competencies
•Problem Solving
•Time Management
•Verbal and Written Communication
•Integrity, Trust and Respect
•Planning and Organization

Functional Competencies

•Planning and Scheduling
•Coordination-Getting things done
•Monitoring and Taking Corrective Action
•Selecting, Designing and Developing New Solutions
•Optimization of Future Capacity – Planning Ahead
•Risk Management

About the Company

About the Company

Inspired by the principles and goals of the GCC and having the desire to realize that more cooperation and fostering the links between them in the areas of trade and services in power the formation of the Authority has been agreed upon.

The GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) is a joint stock company subscribed by the six (6) Gulf States, whose Articles of Association and By-Laws were approved by Royal Decree No. M/21 on July 29, 2001.
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