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Operation and Management (Planning and Control) Director

Full time at MPH Global in UAE
Posted on July 20, 2021

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Industry: Power GenerationCity/Country: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)Title: Operation and Management (Planning and Control) DirectorReporting: Operations & Maintenance Executive DirectorContract: Direct HireOur reputed Client an Utility Sector is urgently looking for a " Operation and Management (Planning and Control) Director" in Abu Dhabi UAE.Accountabilities:Growth & Sustainability related

  • Direct employees in the Directorate in performing their delegated tasks
  • Contribute to the development of COMPANYs strategy and priorities and effectively link it to the Directorate's functional goals, objectives, targets and programs
  • Lead the development of the directorate's strategy by effectively cascading the COMPANY strategy, key result areas, targets and initiatives
  • Consolidate, review and finalize Directorate's capital and operational expenditure budgets including the manpower budget by consolidating the requirements of all the business unit as well as the Directorate's initiatives
  • Oversee preparation of reports on the overall performance and progress of all work of the Directorate for the MD
  • Oversee all periodic external reports prepared by direct reports, and ensure they are prepared in a timely manner
  • Direct and quality assure all services and outputs delivered by the Directorate
  • Ensure continuous improvement by introducing innovation and excellence in business processes aligned to leading practices and COMPANY innovation and excellence frameworks
Customer related:
  • Direct all customer facing transactions in line with COMPANY customer strategy resulting in higher satisfaction and timely delivery of services
  • Ensure that customer needs, problems and requests are recorded and addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensure the delivery of a world-class customer experience
  • Support the customer focused culture minimizing disruption to impacted customers ensuring customers are kept informed
Operational Excellence related:
  • Develop the strategy for operations and maintenance planning aligned to COMPANY strategy and Abu Dhabi Vision 2030
  • Direct the development of operational instructions, policies and procedures by agreement with asset management for the operation of COMPANY Assets
  • Oversee COMPANY's real time network operations and maintaining the stability and security of the distribution assets in accordance with standards proscribed by statute and distribution licence conditions and policies set by Asset Management.
  • Oversee the system outage planning and contingency, planning through operational studies and performance monitoring.
  • Oversee work management activities to ensure optimal utilisation of COMPANY O&M resources including the timely dispatch of operational resources to the field teams
  • Direct the operations of the remote area assets including RO plants, generators and other mobile generation units
  • Ensure that the procedures in place for the distribution network to be configured in a manner that meets the safety requirements of those needing to work on component parts
  • Ensure that procedures are in place, practised and regularly reviewed to react to any serious system incident involving widespread loss of supply
  • Direct the setup, operations and management of all the control support facilities and systems, SCADA and tele-control
Performance Driven Organization related:
  • Ensure that the performance of various tasks and the conduct of the staff in the Directorate are in accordance with the policies and procedures
  • Promote cross functional collaboration across COMPANY business units
  • Ensure availability of required resources to carry out all the tasks related to the Directorate
  • Communicate COMPANY and directorate level strategic objectives to ensure team is aware and understands them
  • Promote COMPANYs corporate culture and values through personal actions and coaching
  • Ensure timely completion of people performance management activities in the Directorate
  • Review (as a second / third level reviewer) and discuss with the appraiser, areas of concern, if any, and approve periodic performance appraisals of Directorate employees
  • Perform periodic performance appraisals for all direct reports
  • Oversee the identification and recruitment of the required external experts, advisors, consultants, etc. needed to support Directorate goals, functions and activities
  • Oversee the identification of required skills and knowledge and nominate staff to attend appropriate training programs (in coordination with Talent Management department)
  • Oversee the identification of technology needs that ensure that Directorate's processes are performed efficiently and cost effectively (in coordination with the IT department)
Relevant Experience Required
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 12 years in a Electricity & Water / Utilities Sector.

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