Manager Ground Safety & Quality – Etihad Airways

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.

We are pleased to announce an incredibly exciting opportunity to join the Etihad Airways Operations function. As Manager Ground Safety & Quality you will add immediate value by

managing the ground safety oversight function globally including the airlines operational safety interests at Abu Dhabi hub. Developing and driving the Safety Management System (SMS) strategy for Ground Operations and directly supports the interests of the Post Holder (PH) Ground Operations thru the management and close oversight on ground safety related performance and quality assurance concerns.

This role will unlock opportunities for you, enabling you to further develop your expertise within a progressive culture where a huge emphasis is placed on investing in the best talent.

Manage holistically the ground safety, quality and compliance performance function globally through a team of direct report Network Safety Managers, owning and managing relationships with relevant internal and external parties
Develop, implement and manage the global corporate Safety Management System for airports
Develop and drive initiatives aimed at improving safety and quality standards
Develop safety related policy and procedure for the Ground operation aligned with the corporate safety policy
Support to manage safety investigations and implement sustainable corrective action plans
Support the development of ground operating procedures ensuring that risks are addressed with sufficient and appropriate mitigation, whilst managing complex cultural drivers
Manage the follow up of targeted network quality and safety audits
Develop and manage relationships with key service partners, particularly at AUH
Ensure that opportunities are provided to develop Emirati talent within the ground safety arena

Degree level education or appropriate SME level senior qualification with relevant industry experience is preferred, with a demonstrable knowledge of operational safety
Minimum of 8-10 years working experience with an airline or ground handling agency is preferred, ideally with 5-7 years management experience

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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