Job Detail


Date Posted:Nov 24, 2021

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Experience:
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jan 23, 2022

Job Description

  • Aviation Maintenance Program Manager is the lead manager and supervisor of the employee’s within the Unit’s maintenance, logistics, shops, and quality control functions. Carries out directives for GAL HQ and airfield commander for all aviation issues relating to maintenance, material planning, and contract requirements and deliverables. Responsible for the overall day-to-day maintenance functions within the boundaries of the contract.

    Will also be responsible to:

    Manages all facets of aircraft maintenance, personnel and resources, equipment associated with the contract. Ensures that all aircraft inspection procedures, maintenance practices, standards, and records comply with the regulations.
    2. Responsible for the oversight, guidance, and counseling of all section managers, ensuring that managers are conducting productive and positive oversight of their sections.
    3. Provides aircraft maintenance and related activity reporting and processes to include: collecting, combining, and presenting reports; developing and submitting monthly contract deliverables (CDRL); developing and maintaining aircraft maintenance and logistics and determining maintenance personnel requirements based on present and projected workloads.
    4. Responsible for the management and the supervision of maintenance activities to include phase inspections, modifications and repair of aircraft and aircraft structures, engines, and accessories. Ensures aircraft are maintained to airworthiness standards prescribed by applicable regulations, technical manuals, airworthiness directives, and good maintenance practices.
    5. Manages the scheduled maintenance forecasting and planning for assets in support of mission requirements, the flying-hour program, and the bank time goals. Considers all factors that affect workflow, such as location of equipment and facilities, tools and tool control, supplies and logistical constraints, job requirements and technician skill sets.
    6. Provides program over site and direction over maintenance support functions which include logistics, quality control, shops and information technology.
    7. Develops primary and recurring training for all contract personnel to ensure that they are trained on new model aircraft before being assigned to duties on those aircraft.
    8. Monitors the deployment execution and providing procedural guidance when necessary.
    9. May delegate authority and functions to other personnel but must retain responsibility for all assigned personnel.


No Restriction


  • BA or BS in engineering or program management discipline
    - Must possess knowledge of FAA regulations and TAMMS.
    - Master’s Degree in management preferred.


  • Must have at least 15 years supervisory experience managing aviation maintenance and modification programs.
    - Must have experience with logistical life cycle contracts and the material planning requirements of multiple aircraft.
    - Experience negotiating contract requirements and vendor selection with major OEM’s for production of Aircraft and parts procurement.
    - Must have prior management experience in directing maintenance and modification programs of military aircraft.


Skills Required

Company Overview

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

GAL is a provider of professional aerospace services, based in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.GAL was established in 2007 and has grown to over 4,000 employees. We are 100% UAE owned, and boast a best-in-class benchmark of having... Read More

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