Maintenance Contract Manager Etihad Rail UAE

  • Full time
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Posted 8 months ago
  • 20000-40000 AED / Month

Etihad Rail has just announced an exciting job opportunity for the position of a Maintenance Contract Manager in Abu Dhabi. Role of the Maintenance Contracts Manager is to oversee &  manage maintenance contracts related to rolling stock within Etihad Rail passenger train services. Candidates willing to become part of railway industry are invited to submit their resumes.

Job Purpose of A Maintenance Contract Manager

  • Responsible for ensuring efficient execution of maintenance agreements, compliance with contract terms and optimization of maintenance services to enhance Rolling Stock performance and reliability.
  • The Maintenance Contracts Manager reports to the Head of Rolling Stock and collaborates with cross functional teams to deliver high quality maintenance services while maintaining cost effectiveness and adherence to safety standards.

Job Duties of A Maintenance Contract Manager

  • Manage all aspects of maintenance contracts related to rolling stock, including service agreements and compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Ensure contracts are effectively executed, monitored and renewed or renegotiated as needed.
  • Collaborate with legal and procurement teams to draft, review and finalize maintenance contracts.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of maintenance contractors, ensuring they meet or exceed contractual service levels and quality standards.
  • Implement performance measurement mechanisms, conduct regular reviews and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop and manage budgets related to maintenance contracts with help of line manager.
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and cost control measures while maintaining service quality.
  • Ensure that maintenance contractors adhere to safety procedures, regulations  and industry standards.
  • Monitor compliance with environmental and safety regulations and implement corrective actions when necessary.
  • Identify potential risks associated with maintenance contracts and develop mitigation strategies to minimize operational disruptions.
  • Analyze contract terms to ensure they align with risk management objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams, including rolling stock maintenance teams, procurement & legal to align maintenance contract objectives with organizational goals.
  • Communicate contract related information effectively to stakeholders.
  • Prepare and deliver regular reports on maintenance contract performance, financial status and compliance to line manager and relevant stakeholders.
  • Address any deviations from contract terms promptly.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost efficiencies in maintenance contract management.
  • Perform the duty as instructed by the line manager.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant specialism business administration, engineering, legal,  commercial or a related field.
  • 10 years plus experience in managing contracts. Experience in railway operations and maintenance.
  • Proven experience in contract management, preferably in the railway or transportation industry.

Knowledge & Skills Desired

  • Commercial minded and familiar with legal terms.
  • Understanding of maintenance and service level agreements.
  • Familiar with railway and engineering terminology.
  • Working in a multi disciplinary and multi national team.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team & on an individual basis.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skills.
  • Analytical skills for problem solving.
  • Multi skilled over a number of disciplines
  • Ability to train technicians and pass on experience and knowledge.

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