• Flydubai Careers | Procurement & Contracts Specialist (Aircraft)

    Flydubai Careers | Procurement & Contracts Specialist (Aircraft)

    Location: Dubai, UAE

    Job Description

    To provide Procurement and Contract Support for the Aircraft Maintenance of the existing fleet and the future aircraft for Entry into Services

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • The key areas for the Procurement Specialist are:

    • Planning Detailed Procurement Project Gantt Chart

    • Aircraft Procurement in the BFE/SFE/SPE domain on project basis and adhering to Project Timeline

    • Selection of MROs for Engine/APU/Landing Gear/Component Support services

    • Aircraft Major and Line Maintenance by Third Party MRO

    • Execution of the Tender Process for the selection of the Product to Execution of the Agreement

    • Provide a lead role in the operation delivery and monitoring of contracts and supplier performance, including:

    • Managing performance to SLAs and against KPIs

    • Ensuring all other contractual obligations are fulfilled

    • Managing the internal customer experience, including handling any comments or complaints

    • Support the Senior Manager to deliver efficiencies and service improvements, including continuous improvement activities in the following areas:

    • regular benchmarking and alternative service modelling activities

    • exploring opportunities for collaboration across public sector and industry

    • maintaining contact with the market place to be aware of the latest trends and sector initiatives

    • assisting the Senior Manager in making Value for Money (VFM) choices when commissioning change to existing contracts

    • drive process and contract efficiencies for the allocated portfolio of contracts

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor of Engineering and/or Post Graduation in Business Management/Supply Chain/Material Management/Finance/Law

    • CCM/CIPS/CILT preferable but not essential

    • Previous experience in delivering Engineering Procurement/Contract management activities for public and/or private sector organizations

    • 10 Years of Procurement/Material Management/Finance related to Aircraft Maintenance

    • Out of the above experience, 3 years of experience in BFE/SFE/SPE and in Aircraft OEM environment is essential. Additionally, Procurement experience in Aircraft Component Shop Visit/Total Component Support to the fleet through third party Service is preferred

    • Experienced in Complex Project Procurement

    • Experienced in evaluating Procurement Project based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) including the using various models like NPVs

    • Experience in Risk Assessment Procurement Events

    • Proven expertise in operationally reviewing supplier performance

    • Experienced in handling internal customer feedback effectively

    • Experienced in Commercial bid evaluation activities and processes

    Job Specific Skills

    • Ability to interpret technical data or manuals like IPC/CMM/AMM/TSM or any other Related Documents

    • Understanding the Aircraft Engineering Practices

    • Clear understanding of certifications related to aircraft maintenance

    • Procurement Processes (Floating Tender to the execution of the contract)

    • Strong Para legal skills including familiarity with the Provisions in the contract

    • Ability to review Contract for Procurement of Product, Services or both

    • Risk assessment related to Liability, Indemnity, Insurance, Intellectual Property Rights, termination term of the agreement

    • Advanced skills in MS Office package (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)

    • Familiarities with aviation software modules like AMOS, MXi, Oracle, SAP etc.

    • Skill for Project Management including Gantt Chart and creating project charts in the multiple suppliers’ environment and ability to interpret the task for relationship (for example one to one, one to many)

    • Ability to support the development of supplier performance metrics and contract performance systems and in briefing Senior Management using Key performance and Performance Indicators if appropriate

    • Ability to support the establishing and managing of ongoing relationships with key suppliers

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Flydubai

    Employment Type: Full-time Job

    Job Functions: Analyst

    Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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