• Etihad Airways Careers | Procurement Manager, UAE

    Etihad Airways Careers | Procurement Manager, UAE

    Location: United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    Manage and oversee the procurement and contracting process for Marketing, Events and Sponsorship Category by ensuring Etihad’s guidelines, policies and procurement strategy are executed across the organization to ensure Etihad’s requirement are met in the most efficient and effective manner.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Oversee the Implementation of the sourcing and procurement strategies to ensure Etihad’s overall objective and goals are met.

    • Negotiate and Prepare contracts for marketing, events and sponsorship projects.

    • Own and manage relationships with key and strategic vendors in marketing, events and sponsorship category.

    • Review and monitor contracts on regular basis to ensure vendors are adhering to SLA and meeting the agreed KPI.

    • Manage the relationship with key internal stakeholders acting as the single point of contact and provide complete source-to-contract support to the business user.

    • Review, analyze and develop reports and provide advice to departments on relevant contracts to optimize the quality of bought-in goods and services to ensure Etihad’s best interest are served.

    • Help drive continuous improvement of purchasing and contract management processes, procedures and systems by recommending and implementing new solutions and/or systems to maximize economic benefits and increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

    • Engage with Etihad partners to obtain synergies by conducting joint negotiations and procurement activities to reduce cost and enhance the implementation of Etihad Procurement Strategy.

    • Participate in the commercial management of all supply chain and supplier performance activity within their contract portfolio, to implement sustainable solutions to generate cost savings and efficiency improvements.

    • Provide regular, organized and documented supplier management activities and reporting aimed at driving maximum value from key supply partners, to ensure the proper communication of trends to Etihad stakeholders and recommendations are made timely and accurately.

    • Manage the operational delivery and monitoring of contracts and supplier performance to ensure all contractual obligations are fulfilled.

    • Oversee the preparation and revision of purchasing and sourcing contracts to ensure effective governance of contracting activities.

    • Develop, manage and stipulate a portfolio of contracts and tenders that reflect Etihad needs to ensure that legislation, H&S, fraud prevention, sustainability and workforce issues are properly managed.

    • Manage the overall direction of the Sourcing and Procurement Team by overseeing the implementation of the established processes, policies and procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations.

    • Implement policies and procedures to gather Etihads needs to ensure efficient collection and consistent execution of related procurement activities.

    • Guide,coach and provide formal/informal feedback to the team to ensure skills development and performance improvement.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelors in Finance or Commerce with 5 years marketing and events procurement experience

    Job Specific Skills

    • A good technical appreciation of the range of procurement categories

    • Exceptional analytical skills

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of a new way of working

    • Project Management Skills

    • Ability to negotiate at the highest levels with suppliers

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • High computer literacy

    • Negotiation skills

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Etihad Airways

    Vacancy Type: Full-time Job

    Job Functions: Procurement

    Job Location: United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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