Manager Manpower Planning and Outsource Management

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Full Time
  • Offerd Salary Negotiable
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • INDUSTRY Airline
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Manager Manpower Planning and Outsource Management  160001NN

Job Purpose


Leads all dAO workforce planning efforts including but not limited to (long and medium term manpower planning, scenario, annual seasonal planning, rostering and allocation principles, training course plans and outsource planning) in coordination with the Executive Leadership and HR to have the optimal manpower approach



    •        Ensures implementation of departmental policies, procedures and controls to ensure procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled
    •         Prepares and recommends departmental budget and monitors financial performance versus the budget
    •      Leads all dAO workforce planning efforts in and develops frameworks and methodologies for each area ensuring that they are organised to deliver maximum business effectiveness and efficiency.
    •      Works with HR to determine optimal organisation design, job design, skills profiles and recruitment plans
    • Works with executive management to develop strategy,contract and metrics to manage outsourcing of manpower.  Lead the negotiation of manpower contracts, ensure suppliers are performance managed to agreed standards and ensure payment is in line with contract.
      • •         Accountable for effective delivery of manpower and GSE roster planning and scenario planning.  Ensure plans are communicated to departments and supporting stakeholders in a timely manner.
      • •         Lead the “Plan, Do, Review” cycle to ensure that manpower planning assumptions are continually enhanced
      • •         Creates annual calendar of events to engage the business in the manpower planning cycle
      • •         Identifies and tracks metrics to measure the success of manpower planning approach
      • •         Identifies and communicates plans for recruitment, training and leadership development to relevant delivery departments.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any related field
  • 10-12 years of experience in airport operations with an international airline or ground handling agent including at least 5 years in a managerial role
  • Advanced Manpower planning principles preferably with application in the airline industry or other industries with

       typical large manpower bases, trending & forecasting, analytical skills, test scenario generation and

       sensitivity analysis experimenting.

  • Outstanding analytical and planning capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of contract negotiation and contract performance management
  • Advanced Budget and Cost Control Knowledge
  • Advanced IT and Computer Literacy
  • Advanced Management Skills
  • Advanced Safety Awareness
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Advanced Negotiation Skills
  • Outstanding Project Management Skills

Salary and Benefits At dnata, our style of delighting customers is unique. That’s why we attract the best people in the industry – people who can apply imagination to their work. We are growing quickly – and we are looking for people to join our global family of 20,000 employees. As one of the largest air services providers in the world, our services on the ground keep the world in the air. You’ll find dnata in 38 countries offering customers our expertise in ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering. We believe in the power of our people – and we’re always on the look-out for potential stars to help us deliver the promises our customers make. Be a part of our success story. If you want to join us, please visit to apply. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund and it has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1=Dh3.66. Besides generous travel benefits normally associated with an airline, this managerial role also has excellent leave and health care packages, accommodation, power and water paid for, along with transport benefits, life insurance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section in the careers website you can also consider the many benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.

Job Category

: Commercial

Primary Location

: United Arab Emirates-Dubai

Job Posting

: 15-Jan-17, 2:50:39 PM

Closing Date

: 29-Jan-17, 9:59:00 PM


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