Manager Network Safety & Compliance
Etihad Airways
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
منذ 4 يوم
source : WHATJOBS


In this role, you are responsible to drive the continuous improvement of the corporate Safety Management System (SMS) for ground operations and for managing, developing, mentoring and supporting all safety & compliance programs and initiatives, in conjunction with, and as directed by Ground Operations HQ and the business.


Responsible for maintaining a holistic overview of all safety & compliance related mandates regionally and at AUH Hub (as assigned), leads initiatives to drive the fundamentals of Safety Management Systems (SMS) with airport teams and contracted suppliers.

This includes aircraft fuelling oversight, de- / anti-icing, load control, and catering GSE operation and aircraft interface

Responsible for supporting all corporate audits (Internal Audit, S&Q, Regulatory etc.) within the region or Hub. Will provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) guidance to the airport management in preparing for audits and will drive the closure of audit findings within defined timescales and as per company standards

Leads the drive towards a robust SMS within the region or Hub, via local airport support, coaching, training and station safety reviews.

Engages with contracted suppliers to develop a strong reporting culture

Leads the implementation of new policies, procedures and initiatives related to operational safety and compliance management.

Will embed local procedures where the company standard is not applicable or enforceable

Acts as SME for any queries, event follow up and associated activities from AVSEC, Corporate S&Q, Flight Safety, Fuel management, catering, Load Control and Cargo teams

Responsible for investigating level 2 safety incidents, whilst liaising closely with relevant HQ departments as applicable.

Maintains accountability for embedding sustainable corrective actions into the business locally and regionally, as assigned

Responsible for assisting airports with the investigation of ground safety incidents on site (where applicable) and for ensuring that subsequent corrective actions are implemented fully Liaises with contracted suppliers and acts as a support conduit for HQ in the delivery and completion of GHA technical evaluations and subsequent output.

Education & Experience

Degree level education is preferred or 8-10 years' knowledge of airport operations gained with an airline or ground handling agency, with minimum 2 years' experience in airline safety management.

Minimum Diploma or relevant licence / certifications

Technical training including Dangerous Goods training and Fuel oversight

A good knowledge of airline weight and balance activities.

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world's leading airlines.

From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America.

Together with Etihad's codeshare partners, Etihad's network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more.

Etihad is recognised as one of the world's leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

Etihad sees tackling the climate crisis as the most important issue of our time, and through strategic partnerships with major global aviation brands and OEMs, Etihad is relentless in its pursuit of industry decarbonisation.

To learn more, visit

COVID-19 UPDATE : The health and safety of our communities including our employees and our candidates remains our top priority.

From a recruiting perspective we are continuing to identify people for roles with Etihad in anticipation we will be able to hire, however the process may take longer because we are using more virtual recruiting techniques, and start dates may be delayed because of guidance from the governments in the countries we operate in.

We appreciate your understanding and flexibility, Stay safe and healthy.

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