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Senior Manager (Contracts and BFE) - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted 27 March 2012

The fastest growing company in the aviation history is seeking a senior manager in Abu Dhabi

Job Title
Senior Manager (Contracts & BFE)

Abu Dhabi, UAE
Client Profile
Working for 'the' fastest growing company in the aviation history, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for a financially stable and extremely ambitious employer, whom are in the midst of a substantial recruitment drive to support their success and drive continuous improvement.
Duties / Responsibilities             
To deputize for Head of Contracts to ensure on-dock dates and avoid delays and impact on retrofit programs. Negotiate BFE contracts for aircraft fit, retrofit and equipment modifications. Support to administer contracting and or procurement of all technical products and services with the BFE Planning Manager. Responsible for issuing, responding to queries and compliance with corporate governance rules in respect of all technical RFPs. Act as appointed Contract Administrator and deputy to the Head of Contracts at all times. Co-ordinate implementation and management of technical information on contracts to relevant stakeholders. Assist with technical BFE management on warranties to the warranty department for claims on faulty equipment and provide contract and BFE equipment order status to the Head of Contracts and relevant stake holders in ongoing projects.
Job purpose
To support Head of Contracts in negotiating all contracts for line fit aircraft and retrofit programs in regard to aircraft/equipment BFE (Buyer Furnished Equipment.
Job start
Proposed duration
University degree, preferably with post-graduate management degree in the field of aeronautical, mechanical, electrical engineering with a minor in financial management
Minimum 15 years in aviation industry with at least 5 years of technical management within the area of projects or contracts.
Skills / Expertise
Knowledge of aviation regulations e.g. JAA, EASA, FAA and or UAE GCAA. Fluency in English and Arabic preferred but not essential.
Circa 12,000 USD per month plus benefits.
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