Job Description

Job Purpose

Responsible for the development of source plans, implementation of procurement strategies, and managing the ensuing commercial/contractual arrangements for a defined portfolio of commodities. To achieve the lowest total cost of purchase/ownership and optimum terms & conditions to meet business requirements and to work in accordance with Emirate’s strategic procurement process and techniques.

Qualifications & Experience


10+ Years Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent):


Business and/or Engineering University graduate e.g.: Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering. Airline experience in a technical procurement environment or equivalent engineering environment where the activities performed is 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, and product support terms, with a strong commercial acumen. He/she must have strong organizational and negotiation skills.

Extensive knowledge of engineering equipment and/or Aircraft Systems supply base. Comprehensive understanding of airline engineering and maintenance activities Strong aptitude to create, sell in and implement business processes is essential. Ability to benchmark on a continuous basis the supply markets.

Familiarity with CAA/FAA/JAA regulations would be an asset Specific domain (aircraft) expertise and authority would be a plus. Comprehensive understanding of Aviation Engineering Support services processes.

Knowledge of Airline operating costs and Finance Analysis (e.g. NPV) Ability to negotiate complex and financially important agreements with suppliers

Safety Sensitive Role: No Leadership Role: Yes

Salary & Benefits

Join us in a management role and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary. On top of our generous travel benefits, including discounted flights and hotel stays around the world, this managerial role also has an excellent leave and healthcare package. That’s on top of transport benefits, life insurance, and more.