Lead the relationship with airport suppliers and internal business units , with the aim of optimizing the total associated cost.
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We are one of Europe’s leading low-cost airlines, with special relevance in the Spanish domestic market, as well as in France and Italy.
Lead the relationship with airport suppliers and internal business units , with the aim of optimizing the total associated cost, identifying cost saving opportunities, proactive performance monitoring and financial claims negotiation.
Accountable for saving initiatives identification and successful implementation on SPM Airports Category.
Become enabler of transformation initiatives from the supplier market
Become subject matter expert on Airport Suppliers Market for the company and point of contact for advise or claims on Airport Suppliers matters.
Main Responsibilities - Tasks
Develop and support the sourcing strategy for Airport Handling category by interacting with key stakeholders, analyzing supplier market opportunities and deliver end-to-end category management governance.
Identify Airports supplier costs saving opportunities across the category develop annual category plan and lead implementation.
Undergoing investigation and negotiation of claims settlement related to supplier underperformance.
Identify Airports supplier market transformation opportunities that could enable Vueling long term transformation.
Managing the relationship with Airport suppliers, including the assessment of their performance, ensuring that Vueling receives quality and support appropriate for its needs and that it represents value for money.
Work closely with GBS Procurement team when running tender processes for Airports category, ensuring agreed timeframe and saving targets are met. part of the joint placement. Negotiate with these stakeholders the premium split.
Operations: COO, Ground Ops Director, Flight Ops Director, Managers and Analysts of Department.
Finance: CFO, Suppliers and Management Director.
Director or Manager approving supplier contracts of Airports Category.
IAG GBS Procurement Director and Senior Management team
IBERIA Handling CTO, CCO
Senior Management in Handling Suppliers, in particular, IBAS, Group Europe Handling, Avia-Partner, Aviation Services, Swissport, MASA. Senior Management in Customer Supplier Newrest.
University Degree in Engineering, preferably Aeronautical, or Business Administration.
5 years experience in Business Consulting, Operations department in Airlines or Handling Suppliers.
Valuable experience with other Airports job positions.
Analytical, strategic, quantitative and problem-solving skills
Strong influencing and negotiating skills; ability to work with multiple stakeholders and time critical environments
Innovative problem-solving skills, with proven ability to exercise flexibility and judgement
Ability to develop effective relationships across all areas of the business and with third parties
Project management, particularly in the context of arranging new/enhanced cover; procurement of services from brokers and direct insurers; and renewal
Valuable other languages
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