Procurement/ Purchase Jobs -Etihad Airways-Dubai

Procurement Officer

Location: United Arab Emirates

Let your career take off with the World’s Leading Airline, Etihad Airways. Work in the forefront of the aviation industry, with the airline that has reimagined the flying experience through its pioneering products and services.

Join a diverse and high caliber team that manages and controls Etihad’s spend on the categories of Ground Services (including ground handling, cargo handling, airport office and lounges) and Aeronautical Charges. This includes managing complex tender processes with suppliers for our global network to ensure we appoint competitively priced suppliers; and engaging with senior stakeholders (internally and externally) to persuasively engage airports and government authorities to control our airport spend.


Policies and Procedures
Follow all relevant policies, processes and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
Day-to-Day Operations
implement the day-to-day standard operations assigned to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures. Refer to supervisor for complex tasks which may require exceptions to procedures
Safety, Quality & Environment
Comply with all relevant safety, security, quality, health and environmental procedures to ensure a healthy and safe work environment


Perform, coordinate and execute purchasing and sourcing activities of medium complexity according to established purchasing policies and procedures to ensure purchasing activities are executed in Etihad best interest.
Organise and develop RFP and RFI documents according to established policies and procedure
Provide clear, accurate and robust Excel-based analysis for the team on, for example bids received in tender processes; impact of changing costs on the business etc.
Communicate clearly and effectively with a range of internal stakeholders to obtain information to support negotiations and analysis
Draft persuasive and clear presentations for senior internal stakeholders
Provide strategic and innovative input to drive cost reduction and efficiencies in all controlled cost base by identifying, understanding and using leverage available
Manage and track all activities in SAP (Ariba) to provide governance and transparency to the business on Procurement activities
Make recommendations to senior management based on comprehensive and robust analysis and consideration of strategy and risks
Understand and develop awareness of the business and the aviation market to influence and understand the impact on Procurement activities

Minimum Diploma (2 years or more).
Minimum of 3 years of experience within relevant field .

Internal Customer Relationship Management skills - Proficient
Procurement & Sourcing Fundamentals - Proficient
Total Cost of Ownership Analysis skills - Proficient
Supplier Evaluation and Selection skills - Proficient
Negotiation Preparation skills - Proficient
Negotiation Execution skills - Proficient
RFP Execution skills - Proficient
Supplier Selection Through Auction skills - Proficient
Contract Start-Up skills - Proficient
Contract Management skills - Proficient
Contract Execution and Compliance skills - Proficient
Supplier Relationship Management skills - Proficient
About Etihad Airways

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) is a diversified global aviation and travel group comprising five business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways Engineering, Etihad Airport Services, Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners.


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