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Cargo Technology Project Manager

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Date: 11-Feb-2019

Location: United Arab Emirates

Company: Etihad Airways


 

 

 

We are looking for 3 Project Managers - Technology & Innovation who will be responsible for managing and delivering cargo technology enabled projects; on-time and within cost and quality targets to achieve agreed business outcomes and benefits; adhering to governance frameworks, tools, processes, policies, procedures and standards.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver projects in accordance with Etihad Aviation Group governance frameworks, tools, processes, policies, procedures and standards - ensuring all external supplier resources adhere to Etihad policies and procedures
  • Establish, communicate and gain commitment to resourced detailed project plans / schedules to deliver the project scope, requirements and outcomes
  • Organise, lead and performance manage a team of internal and supplier resources to deliver agreed project benefits within scope, time, cost and quality criteria
  • Execute the project plan / schedule, reporting progress against plan highlighting deviances from baseline with remediation plans where project delivery dates are at risk, and managing all tasks, actions, and milestones to support delivery to the baseline plan
  • Manage supplier performance to produce timely deliverables based on quality criteria and contractual obligations, and escalate any supplier performance issues
  • Ensure mandatory PPM tool data is complete, accurate and timely enabling transparent reporting
  • Establish, manage and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the project and business outcomes
  • Effectively communicate project progress, budget, risk, issues, assumptions and dependencies to all stakeholders
  • Effectively capture and manage risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies
  • Effectively track, report and escalate actions and outcomes to support risk, issue, and dependency management
  • Estimate costs to deliver project scope / requirements
  • Manage and report project Capex and Opex budgets using agreed processes and highlight deviances from baseline and remediation plans where required
  • Manage the approval of invoices in alignment with EAG governance based on successful completion of deliverables to time, scope, budget and quality criteria
  • Provide feedback / suggestions to continually improve project management frameworks, processes and tools

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+  years relevant work experience
  • 5 plus years of Airline of which 3 years must be in an Air Cargo environment as a Technology Project Manager  
  • Project Management Qualification (e.g. PRINCE 2, PMP, APM)
  • Additional certifications and/or training in Change Management, Process Improvement (e.g. Lean Six Sigma), SDLC (e.g. Agile), and Innovation (e.g. Design Thinking) preferred
  • Competent with MS Office and project management software

 

 

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 to bring “Abu Dhabi to the World”. Over the years, we have grown into Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, which is one of the world’s most acclaimed industry brands.

Our airline flies to over 90 destinations with a fleet of 110 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 18.6 million passengers a year and carrying 580,000 tonnes of cargo in 2017. We are honoured to have received many awards for our service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme, training and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service, in recent years. The group is made up of seven business divisions – Operations, Commercial, Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO), Human Resources, Finance, Support Services and Transformation.

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