Manager Procurement - Aircraft Engineering

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
not specified
13 Apr 2012
11 May 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

The Emirates Group is a highly profitable business with a turnover of approximately US$ 12 billion and over 50,000 employees. The Group comprises of Dnata, the successful Airport Ground Services and Travel Industry division, and Emirates, the Group's rapidly expanding and award winning international Airline. Emirates global network now sees it flying to over 110 destinations across 6 continents, operating a modern fleet of over 150 wide-bodied aircraft. Today the Airline has orders worth over US$ 68 billion for 200 more of the latest aircraft, with plans to operate to many more destinations in the months and years ahead. Essential to our continued business success as we expand will be the ongoing employment of high quality people to join our multi-cultural team of over 150 nationalities.

Dubai, a tourism centre and modern cosmopolitan city with high standards of healthcare, education and leisure pursuits for residents offers those we hire one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the world. In addition to lifestyle and tax free salary benefits, the Emirates Group also offers professional development opportunities to help employees develop new skills and grow their careers successfully. Discover your future!

The Position:
As Manager Procurement - Aircraft Engineering within Emirates Engineering, you will be responsible for development of source plans, implementation of procurement strategies and for managing the ensuing commercial/contractual arrangements for a defined portfolio of commodities e.g. associated Cabin Interior products for our new and existing fleet. You will be required to achieve the lowest total cost of purchase/ownership and optimum terms & conditions to meet business requirements and to work in accordance with Emirates strategic procurement process and techniques.

Salary & Benefits: We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund and it has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1="Dh3.66." Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this managerial role also has excellent leave and health care packages, accommodation, power and water paid for, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree or Honours (12 3 or equivalent) Business and/or Engineering University graduate e.g.: Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 10 yrs airline experience in a technical procurement environment or equivalent engineering environment where the activities performed are similar / related in nature to those performed in the procurement environment.
  • Experience in an Airline, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Maintenance Repairs Overhaul (MRO) organization.
  • Previous experience with aviation line/base and engineering maintenance services would be a plus.
  • The job holder must have a proven track record of analytical decision-making, contract management, product support terms, with a strong commercial acumen. He/she must have strong organizational and negotiation skills.

To Apply: To express your interest in the above vacancy please apply on-line by clicking below, and complete our application form. We will then consider your application and contact you should we wish to shortlist you for an interview. Should you not receive an invitation for an interview within 5 weeks please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. We will retain your details for 12 months unless advised otherwise and re-consider you for future opportunities as they arise. Please also note that if you are not shortlisted you can also update your application at anytime and apply for other opportunities. Thank you for your interest in a career with the Emirates Group.

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