Senior Manager Engineering – Fleets

  • Full Time
  • Doha, Qatar
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Qatar Airways

About the role

The Senior Manager Engineering – Fleets is responsible for ensuring that aircraft is compliant with all requirements including applicable and future airworthiness requirements, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), safety regulations, operational and corporate. The role will also ensure that all our aircraft are maintained at the highest level of dispatch reliability.

In this role, you will oversee all activities in the Engineering sections ensuring continuous compliance with airworthiness requirements to fulfill QCAA Part M responsibilities. You will create and lead the implementation of an operational strategy that ensures the organization meets and maintain all required safety and compliance requirements.

Key accountabilities for the role include:


Setting the objectives and priorities for short, medium and long-term plans and action items in order to achieve the targets for aircraft technical dispatch reliability. Developing and reviewing procedures and processes for efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with applicable regulations and requirements. Developing applicable quality and safety processes and procedures within the assigned area of responsibilities. Establishing and managing a safety management system and ensuring an adequate independent quality audit system is developed, managed and maintained. Establishing and managing the implementation of appropriate control measures and key performance indicators related to safety and compliance.


Managing physical, financial and human resources to ensure all products are delivered on time and within budget. Developing training plans and facilitating the development of other employees for proper succession planning and risk management. Identifying the training needs and develop the staff accordingly to maximize productivity and efficiency. Maintaining the highest level of Technical Dispatch Reliability. Estimating the required budget to support planned modifications, inspections and resource development. Ensuring work process complies with QR technical work procedures and quality standards. Timely compliance with all airworthiness and regulatory data such as Airworthiness Directives, Regulatory requirements and other mandatory data. Reviewing and monitoring of all technical issues and action items periodically whilst ensuring that Engineering Management is briefed on the status of all critical items.

Management and Leadership

Champions a continuous improvement culture and provide improvement coaching and mentorship support to the team. Establishes the Department’s or Team’s objectives and priorities to align with and support business objectives. Regularly evaluates the department or team objectives, plans, procedures and practices and makes appropriate changes if required.

About you

As an essential requirement for this role, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum of 10 years of job-related experience. You have experience in technical management within the Development Engineering discipline. You are in a management level role for a minimum of 5 years or more, with exposure to providing leadership and strategic direction to your team.

Engine experience is required. In addition, you must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with expert knowledge in the area of Technical Engineering.

You are able to work in a highly pressurized working environment with high volume activities. You have previous experience in engaging with a diverse workforce and a proven record of accomplishment of developing action plans and measuring its success. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You must have good managerial skills with the ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow. You are able to work under pressure and within tight timeframes and deadlines. You have exceptional people values, very adept at bringing out strengths in others. You inspire and motivate teams and individuals to meet the organization’s vision and goals. You have the ability to provide a conducive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork. You have a strong service orientation and cross-cultural awareness.

Be part of an extraordinary story

Your skills. Your imagination. Your ambition. Here, there are no boundaries to your potential and the impact you can make. You’ll find infinite opportunities to grow and work on the biggest, most rewarding challenges that will build your skills and experience. You have the chance to be a part of our future, and build the life you want while being part of an international community.

Our best is here and still to come. To us, impossible is only a challenge. Join us as we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.

Together, everything is possible