Friday, 27 June 2014

Project Officer Career Opportunity in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job Title: Project Officer
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Department: Information Technology
Employer: Etihad Airways

About Us
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was set up by Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003. Etihad Airways commenced operations in November 2003, and in 10 years has become one of the fastest growing airlines in the history of commercial aviation.

The airline has received a range of awards that reflect its position as one of the world’s leading premium airline brands, including ‘World’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for five consecutive years in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is the airline’s hub. Etihad’s fleet of 88 aircraft operates more than 1400 flights per week, serving an international network of 84 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Etihad Airways also owns nearly 30 percent of airberlin, Europe’s sixth largest carrier and 40 percent of Air Seychelles.

Job Overview:
The PSO Project Officer will provide support to the Programme Services Office by assisting the PMO Manager with day to day tracking of programme deliverables, milestones and actions. The PSO Project Officer will be responsible for coordinating the on boarding of new joiners to the programme to ensure passes, laptops and telephones are provided. The PSO Project Officer will liaise with members of the facilities management team to ensure issues are resolved and requirements for space and logistics are met. The PSO Project Officer will arrange critical internal and external events such as meetings and workshops and ensuring attendees are tracked and logistics planned. In addition, the PSO Project Officer will be responsible for coordinating the purchasing of any programme equipment and tracking the requisition from order to delivery.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for tracking the completion of deliverables and milestones in the master list to ensure it is up to date at all times for reporting purposes
  • Responsible for tracking the delivery and submission of key programme documentation such as reports and presentations and assisting the PMO Manager in drafting such documentation when required
  • Responsible for the tracking the progress of programme change requests by logging them in the Change Log and maintaining this log to ensure it is up to date at all times
  • Responsible for the coordination and approval of travel and hotel requirements for members of the programme from request through to ticket issuance
  • Responsible for the PSO document management process (hard and soft copies) and ensuring that all PSO documentation is up to date on SharePoint in line with programme governance
  • Responsible for taking minutes in meetings and workshops as requested by the PMO Manager
  • Responsible for tracking the programme actions list and ensuring that appropriate follow ups are sent and actions are closed within the agreed timelines as well as escalating to the PMO Manager as and when required
  • Provide general administrative support to the PSO and perform ad-hoc tasks assigned by PMO Manager where required
  • Responsible for coordinating the purchase of any equipment required by the programme and tracking progress from requisition to delivery and payment
  • Responsible for the on boarding of new joiners by ensuring laptops and passes are provided and that they receive the Induction Pack when they arrive

Job Requirements:
Qualification & Education:

  • Optionally a University degree or equivalent qualification.


  • 3-5 years work experience, with at least 2 of which in office administration management roles.

Training & Knowledge:

  • Project administration / management experience or qualification
  • Office management experience or qualification

Deadline Date: 07/07/2014

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