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QR18840 - Technical Project Manager - Boeing | Qatar Airways | Seattle - USA

Organisation: Qatar Airways
Job Function: Technical Engineering
Division: Technical (Engineering) (Division)
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 10-Oct-2018

Qatar Airways

Welcome to a world where ambitions fly high.

From experienced pilots to dynamic professionals embarking on new careers, Qatar Airways is searching for talented individuals to join our award-winning team.

We take pride in our people—a dynamic and culturally diverse workforce is essential to why we are one of the finest and fastest growing airlines in the world.

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.

About your job:

You will be the onsite focal promoting Qatar Airways expectations in respect of product Quality, reliability and durability during the development phase including up to the production phase of the B777X program. You will support the Aircraft Programs Section during the aircraft development and our specification definition phase by means of rendering assistance during first article reviews as an example advising and making recommendations based on years of maintenance, in-service operational, previous program liaison and the current production oversight experience. You will internally liaise between Boeing program and internal Departments subjects experts on a requested basis to support the timely resolution to concerns been raised.

Key Accountabilities include: 


  • To provide advice and make recommendations to Aircraft Programs to enable the selection of aircraft systems including BFE, SFE, IFE based on passed heavy maintenance and in-service operational experience during the design test and certification phase of the B777X aircraft Program.
  • Provide technical recommendations which will influence contractual content which shall enhance the airline position.
  • Representing and overseeing a multi-billion$ contract portfolio of 60 plus - B777X aircraft acquired by QR from the Boeing Company for leading the optimization of fleet configuration based stakeholders input.
  • Recommend the introduction of new functionalities in B777X to ease operational requirements, such as on-board direct accessible documentation, making it leaner and also bringing in-line with global environmental (paperless - future demands) requirements.
  • Promote culture mind-set  change in BCA production manufacturing cycle / process to Improve overall product quality  during building and to ensure QR expectations are been met.
  • Escalate 7X design development features / systems deemed impractical / cumbersome in respect of aircraft operation / maintainability to SNR leadership for their elevating and decision making.
  • Provide Senior Management with B777X project status report and emphasize company project risks when no adequate actions are initiated.
  • Research and analyse new aviation TRENDS which can assist QR in to improve and extend the company's 5 star brand image. To ensure that Qatar Airways takes delivery of a truly safe, mature and reliably product.



  • Review future BCA engineering design features and advice and consult with QR engineering subject experts on any imperfections / deficiencies noted.
  • Address QTR concerns to the BCA responsible staff and request defined timelines for suitable resolutions.
  • Be the technical QR focal onsite in SEA interacting / liaising between Boeing subject experts and Qatar Airways assigned subject experts to support communication for seeking raised problem resolutions which were raised by QR subject experts.
  • Closely follow the design, production/build and assembly of B777X test aircrafts, with focusing on quality, durability and customer maintainability and to surpass the existing 8777 servicing handling methods. (Accessibility, servicing).
  • Provide regular update project 7X status reports to QR senior management on 7X test data, alerting the internal QR subject experts on specific system deficiencies or items of concerns.
  • Review & Filter MEDIA articles / content of ongoing B777X project development which could have impact on the airliner.
  • Being on-side at BCA-OEM plant provides a more 7X project progress detail monitoring capability then off-side, communication-lines are shorter and direct between QR and BCA key holders.
  • Physical presence at BCA-OEM site and facility, provides enhanced communication capabilities plus having the possibility for creating a fair-play ground between OEM and QR through direct F2F contact business relationship which can solve ongoing topics more easily and in a professional manner thru mutual trust-building.
  • Work closely with the Production Oversight team during initial build/assembly phase of first Qatar Airways acquired B777X aircraft advising and making recommendation based on experience gained and lessons learned during the initial design and build assembly phase of BCA test aircrafts.



    About You:

    To be successful in this role, you must hold relevant college or university qualification to minimum bachelor’s level. We prefer candidates with Credited apprenticeship, Aircraft Maintenance License, Aircraft types rated approvals, EASA license. Also preferred experience in Base and line maintenance, Maintenance fleet Operational Control Centre supportive activities, supervising aircraft production experiences. You should have minimum 15 years of job related experience.

    You should have good understanding of aircraft manufacturing, aircraft production and delivery process and knowledgeable in QCAA, EASA, ICAO and FAA regulations. You should have good Proficiency with MS Office tools with excellent English language oral communication & report-writing skills. You should have good leadership capability with strong mentoring and coaching skills and the ability to foster teamwork among team members.


    Note: you will be required to attach the following:
    1. Resume / CV
    2. Copy of Passport
    3. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate
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    This Candidate Privacy Notice (“Privacy Notice”) describes how Qatar Airways Group, Q.C.S.C (the “Company” or “We”) collects and uses personal information relating to Qatar Airways People worldwide, why we need it, how we use it and what protections are in place to keep it secure. It applies to the processing by Qatar Airways of all Personal Data we gather or use in connection with your relationship with us as a candidate when you use our career website, (from now on referred to as our "Website"), provided by us and when you interact with us using online and offline channels. We will only use your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Notice. Please note that there may be additional guidance issued in the country for which you may be applying to. Wherever such local guidance may be required to enable compliance with any local law or regulation, if that local guidance is in any respect inconsistent with this Notice, this Notice shall only apply to the extent that it is consistent, or may be made consistent, with that local guidance from time to time. This Privacy Notice can be changed over time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirement. The most up-to-date Privacy Notice can be found on our Website. This Privacy Notice was last changed on June, 2018.


    Key Terms

    Personal Data” means information about you, and from which you could be identified as a natural person, including information which may be protected under the privacy or data protection laws of the country for which you may be applying to.

    Qatar Airways” “we” and “us” mean Qatar Airways Group, Q.C.S.C including its subsidiaries and branches.

    Qatar Airways People” and “you” mean prospective employees.

    “Sensitive Data” means special categories of information relating to your racial or ethnic original, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade-union membership and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural personal, data concerning health or sexual orientation.


    Privacy at Qatar Airways

    It is Qatar Airways’ policy to:

    (i) Tell you (either directly or in our policies) about how we will use your Personal Data;
    (ii) Only collect Personal Data from you when we need it for legitimate purposes or legal reasons;
    (ii) Ensure that your Personal Data is adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purpose for which we collect it;
    (iv) Not keep your Personal Data for longer than we need to;
    (v) Keep your Personal Data secure, and limit the people who can access it;
    (vi) Ensure that you know how to access your Personal Data and exercise your rights in relation to it, including being able to keep it accurate and up-to-date; and
    (vii) Ensure that any third parties we share your Personal Data with take appropriate steps to protect it.


    What Personal Data does Qatar Airways collect from and about you?

    During the application and recruitment process, we collect and use different types of Personal Data about you, depending on your circumstances, your role and the law, which may include without limitation:

    Type of Personal Data

    Description of Personal Data

    Information about you

    name, address, date of birth, marital status, nationality, race, gender, religion, and preferred language, details of any disabilities, work restrictions.

    Information to contact you

    Based on how you choose for us to contact you, your name, address, telephone (current work and home), and e-mail addresses.

    Information about who to contact in a case of emergency (yours or ours)

    Where you have provided this information, name, address, telephone, e-mail addresses of your emergency contacts and their relationship to you.

    Information to identify you

    Photographs, passport and/or driving license details.

    Information about your suitability to work for us and/or a relevant third party

    References, video interview recordings, phone screening records, previous employment information (including packages and benefits), background screening checks, medical information, medical fitness assessment, interview notes, work visas, ID information such as passport details and driving license information, records/results of pre-employment checks, including criminal record checks, credit and fraud checks.

    Information about your skills or experience

    CV’s, resumes and/or application forms, references, records of qualifications, skills, training professional licenses, professional certifications and other compliance requirements.

    Information about your terms of employment / previous employers/ previous applications

    Information relating to any previous applications to Qatar Airways and/or any previous employment history with Qatar Airways or employment details with other companies, salary information before/or after tax, immigration visas, work permits, non-disclosure agreements, separation documentation, release letters, end of service letters.

    Information that we need to provide you or your declared dependents, relatives and other relationships with benefits (e.g. sponsorship, medical insurance and travel) and other entitlements

    Name, passport, birth records, copy of your spouse’s name, proof of relation, identification details, dependants names, proof of relation, identification details.


    For what purpose will your Personal Data be used?


    Your personal information will be used by Qatar Airways for the purposes of carrying out its application and recruitment process which includes without limitation:

    1. To administer your user account on our Website;
    2. To assess your suitability to work for Qatar Airways;
    3. To perform requisition and applicant management activities;
    4. To perform precision matching to job vacancies;
    5. To conduct screening, assessments and interviews;
    6. To maintain a library of correspondence;
    7. To make reference checks (where applicable), including providing information to third parties to conduct background checks;
    8. To make job offers and facilitate administration of employment contracts;
    9. To conduct medical fitness assessments to determine suitability of work;
    10. To conduct pre-employment checks, including determining your right to work in a specific jurisdiction and carry out criminal record and credit checks where applicable in accordance with local laws.


    If you do not provide your Personal Data or choose to delete the Personal Data provided by you from the Company’s database, we may be unable in some circumstances to comply with our obligations and we will inform you about the implications of your decision. The purpose of this processing is to ensure the Company’s compliance with the law including but not limited to the prevention of crimes and disclosure of Personal Data and Sensitive Data to government institutions and supervisory authorities including the Ministry of Labour, Interior, Finance, and Human Development as required by law and solely based on legal requirements.


    Where you disclose Personal Data on behalf of your referees or declared dependents, you undertake and will ensure that the individual whose Personal Data is supplied to Qatar Airways has authorized the disclosure, is informed of and consents to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Notice. Where applicable, the Personal Data of your declared dependents may be processed by us to enable your declared dependents to avail certain benefits based on your Contract of Employment and applicable Company policies. Where the disclosure is in respect of a minor’s Personal Data, you should do as only as the parent or legal guardian of that child.


    Where necessary, we may keep Sensitive Data relating to your health, which could include GP reports and notes. This Personal Data will be used in order to consider how your health affects your ability to do the job for which you have applied.


    If you are offered and have accepted employment with Qatar Airways, your Personal Data and that of your dependents collected during the recruitment process will become part of your employment record.  


    If in the future we intend to process your Personal Data for a purpose other than that which it was collected, we will provide you with information on that purpose and any other relevant information.


    We use automated decision-making methods to increase the efficiency of our recruitment procedures. The automated decision-making is applied to the responses provided by you to the application questionnaire and forms part of the initial screening process that ensures priority is given to those applications that meet our criteria(s) and business requirements. Our automated decision-making never uses Sensitive Data to automatically screen-out applications.  


    Sensitive Data

    Where we process Sensitive Data, we will always obtain your explicit consent to those activities unless this is not required by law, or the processing is necessary for the purposes of carrying out the obligations and exercising specific rights of the Controller in the field of employment. Where we are processing Sensitive Data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.


    How do we protect your Personal Data?

    We have security arrangements in place to guard against unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, destruction or accidental loss of your Personal Data. When we use third party organisations to process Personal Data on our behalf we ask them to demonstrate their compliance with our security requirements, and any instructions we may give them and their compliance with appropriate security, technical and organizational measures to protect the Personal Data as required by the applicable law. Other than as mentioned above, we will only disclose Personal Data about you or your dependants to third parties if we are legally obliged to do so or where we need to comply with our contractual duties to you, for instance we may need to pass on your Personal Data or that of your dependants to our external service providers (for e.g. payroll, pension, health insurance, hotels, other airlines, government institutions for visa related formalities). Thus, the third parties may receive or have access to your Personal Data or Personal Data of your dependants.


    Cross-border Transfers

    As a company based in Doha, State of Qatar, we may transfer Personal Data about you to other group companies for purposes connected with your recruitment process. In limited and necessary circumstances, your Personal Data may be transferred outside of the EEA or to an international organization to comply with our legal or contractual requirements. Consequently, you agree that your Personal Data may be subject to cross border data transfers, and may be processed in countries outside of your country of residence, and for individuals resident in the European Economic Area ("EEA"), this includes transfers outside of the EEA. Some of these countries may not have data protection laws that provide an equivalent level of data protection as the laws in your country of residence. We have in place safeguards to ensure that your Personal Data is adequately protected including entering into EU Standard Contractual Clauses with third parties who will access or process your Personal Data.



    Where you have created a user account, the storage retention period of the user account applies. Your Personal Data collected by us during your recruitment will be retained as long as necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected, for the duration of your employment (subject to applicable laws)  for as long as is legally required and for any period thereafter as per the applicable Company’s retention policies and procedures. After this term, your Personal Data will be deleted from our systems. If your application does not lead to an employment contract, a recognition data record will also be stored. We need this data record in order to recognize you should you apply for a new position.


    Questions about the Personal Data Qatar Airways holds about you?

    If you have any questions about the Personal Data that we hold about your application with us, you can send us a request using the Contact us page of our Website. Please always quote your applicant ID, your recruitment advisor name when making a request to assist us in identifying you and address your queries promptly. If you feel that we do not comply with applicable privacy rules you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.  

    For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, Qatar Airways Group, Q.C.S.C which has its registered office at Qatar Airways, Tower, PO Box 22550, Doha, State of Qatar is the Controller of your Personal Data. Should you have any questions about the processing of your Personal Data or this Privacy Notice, please contact: Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Airways Tower 1, PO Box 22550,Doha, State of Qatar, Attention: Data Protection Officer.