Manager Network Development - 2312552

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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)
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Manager Network Development

Manager Network Development

Location Abu Dhabi, AE


As a Manager Network Development, you are responsible to undertake analysis and plan the short, medium and long term development of Etihad network To Support the Senior Manager of Network Development in all planning activities for Etihad Airways Global network

This includes a requirement to make recommendations to senior management and prepare supporting business cases


Optimize seasonal schedule profitability ensuring most attractive proposition for local traffic and maximum connectivity (including capacity adjustment, frequency, departurearrival time); Optimization exercise applies to both the season as a whole as well as tactical activities required within the season Use the network planning tool to model scenarios and provide recommendations
Provide senior management with accurate forecasts of seasonal capacity changes through detailed business cases supporting Etihads financial objectives (USD 10m)
Validate business case assumptions with Government and International Affairs (bilateral air traffic right entitlements), Revenue Management (Yield), Sales (Traffic), Cargo (Cargo revenue) and Finance (Costs), and confirm operational feasibility with Network Operations
Prepare business cases for the development of new routes, new aircraft induction and major capacity changes (increases, reductions and cancellations)
Developrefresh the 10 year network plan adapting Etihads Network Strategy Provide 10 year passenger and revenue forecast; The plan is used as a base for all long term Etihads related evaluations, eg airport expansion (ADAC), Oxford Economics, Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) Developrefresh 5 year passenger and revenue forecast based on fully dated schedules taken from the recent 10 year plan Developrefresh annual budget plan based on fully dated schedules taken from the recent 5 year plan Forecast will be used by Finance for the annual budget financial plan Support Alliances and Fleet Planning with financial evaluations upon request Provide the Network Planning team, Commercial teams, and other areas of the business with clear and timely communications on developed business cases
Ensure final business cases are signed off by senior management

Education & Experience

Minimum requirement is a Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering or Mathematical related topic from an internationally recognized university
A Masters degree in Business or Operations Research Management would be an advantage Overall 10 years of work experience of which a minimum of 5 years within an airline Network Planning or Commercial organization
Strong analytical, mathematical and presentation skills
Experience in Senior stakeholder management upto C-level
Excellent communication skills
Commercial Acumen, ability to perform researchin-depth analysis and present the business case to management
High relationship management, people management skills

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 to bring Abu Dhabi to the World Over the years, we have grown into Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel company, which is one of the worlds most acclaimed industry brands

Our airline flies to over 84 destinations with a fleet of over 100 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, serving 186 million passengers a year and carrying 682,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Channel Sales


Salary:As per Industry Standards

Function:Sales/Business Development

Deadline:13th Sep 2024

Company Profile

Industry Hospitality & Tourism (Airline Services)