Procurement Officer – Etihad Airways

Perform,coordinate and execute purchasing and sourcing activities of medium complexity and address non-standard tasks according to established purchasing policies and procedures to ensure purchasing activities are executed in Etihad’s best interest.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
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

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
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?s best interest.
Negotiate with recurrent suppliers to improve service and quality levels and ensure contracts within assigned portfolio deliver full life value for money according to Etihad strategy and guidelines
Organize and develop RFP and RFQ documentations according to established policies and procedure to ensure Etihad?s requirement are captured effectively
Liaise and coordinate with Etihad?s suppliers by collecting and providing all required information, to ensure contractual terms and conditions are met.
Solicit quotations, analyse proposals and monitor contract terms and conditions, to adequately plan and deliver contracts and amendments in a timely and effective manner to serve Etihad?s best interest.
Monitor and analyse new products and suppliers in the market place to suggest new initiatives to increase cost efficiency
Monitor, review and correct information and data on the relevant systems, to ensure accuracy and timely update.
Collect and analyse data to ensure continuous tracking of relevant KPIs and achieved targets.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Minimum Diploma (2 years or more).
Minimum of 3 years of work experience within relevant field.

SKILLS
Internal Customer Relationship Management skills – Proficient
Procurement & Sourcing Fundamentalss – 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 Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2015 carried 17.4 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 116 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of around 120 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with approximately 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and five Airbus A380s.

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