Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, seeks the services of experienced and competent candidates to fill the following vacant positions.
Position: Civil & Electrical Engineer
Civil & Elect engineer is expected to give advice on projects and design them, also turn their plans Into reality and maintain the structures once they are built. Job description includes:
Undertaking technical and feasibility studies including site investigations
Using a range of computer packages for developing detailed designs
Undertaking complex and repetitive calculations
Liaising with clients and a variety of professionals including architects, subcontractors, etc
Compiling job specs and supervising tendering procedures
Resolving design and development problems
Managing budgets and project resources
Scheduling material and equipment purchases and delivery
Ensuring projects run smoothly and structures are completed within budget and on time.
Creative graduate, who is commercially aware and capable of working well within a team environment
Other key skills include
Sound mathematical and technical skills inducing physics
Ability to think methodically, to design, plan and manage projects
Ability to maintain an overview of entire projects while continuing to attend to detailed technicalities
Excellent verbal and written communication dulls
Negotiating, supervisory and leadership skills combined with the ability to delegate.
Minimum first degree in Engineering
Minimum of 4 years experience
Position: AVP – Sales, Nigeria
Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Achievement of revenue targets in all channels in each financial year
Ensure achieve the yield objectives in each season
Ensure that the Seat Load factors corresponding to the desired revenue are maintained
Ensure that the cost of sales are contained within the budgeted amounts
Continuously Improve the revenue from the corporate sales channel, working with the head of corporate sales.
Ensure highest level of visibility of the airline to the trade and consumer
Identity, develop and sell to new cargo markets
Plan and implement marketing and promotional activities to support the sales process
Ensure the optimum level of efficiency and delivery in the customer touch points , ATO, CTO and call centers
Provide a motivating and results oriented leadership to the sales team
Must hold a university degree.
A masters degree or MBA is an added advantage
Must have worked in the aviation industry for over 10 years in related area.
Three years of the above should have been in a management role in a sales territory or region for an airline, having lead a sales/marketing team
Dynamic personality , adaptable to changes and should be a person with great team spirit and leadership abilities
Position: Administration Manager
Provides supplies by identifying needs for reception, switchboard, mailroom. and kitchen; establishing policies, procedures, and work schedules.
Provides communication systems by identifying needs; evaluating options; maintaining equipment; approving invoices.
Completes special projects by organizing and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging, and meeting schedules; monitoring results.
Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems
Contributes to team effort by completing related results as needed.
Improves program and service quality by devising new applications; updating procedures; evaluating system results with users.
Achieves financial objectives by anticipating requirements; submitting information for budget preparation; scheduling expenditures; monitoring-costs; analyzing variances.
Manages the Admin, protocol, guest house unit and facility unit.
Dynamic and a self motivated
Ability to work In a team with a strong focus on results.
Conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Impeccable financial integrity.
Good command over oral and written communication.
Willingness to travel.
Strong analytical skills.
Proficient in use of computers.
Fair and positive work attitude. Minimum 6years of experience in the field of Administration.
At least 3 years of experience in heading the Administration function.
Minimum of 1st Degree in related fields
Position: Associate Vice President Human Resources
As AVPHR you are responsible for the deliverance & daily management of the AVPHR’s who in turn ensure to deliver a professional HR structure to the Business Units. Strong communication and reporting line to the Croup VPHR, you will drive the mission statement and values of the business and acts as a team mentor. You will deputize for the Group VPHR when absent.
Principal Accountabilities And Responsibilities
Develop, implement and sustain an effective recruitment program – coordinating the recruitment efforts with the AVPHR.
Administers classifications programs, which includes analyzing positions i .e writing job descriptions and evaluations for classification purposes
Administers compensation (including pension payments) benefits and performance management systems as well as safety and recreational programs.
Coordinates the various hearing panels and activities e.g disciplinary with the AVPHR
Devise, coordinate and direct benefit programs
Prepares performance review forms and directs the distribution and retrieval of forms to managers
Monitors performance appraisals and probation hearings
Maintains complete attendance and labour turnover records; presents periodic reports to the Group VPHR
Remains current on law changes and monitors labour law updates and newsletters for changes that affect HR
Communicates regularly with the Human Resources Team regarding departmental and organizational issues
Ensure department meet productivity standard
Finalises all HR internal audits and approves necessary adjustments
Min of 8 years managerial experience in human resources at senior level
Min of 5 years general experience in the HR field
A Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management.
A combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
CIPD certified professional required
Knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of personnel management
Ability to develop long term plans
Ability to read, analyse and interpret technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
Flexible and efficient time management
Anticipation and Prioritisation of work load
Analytical and Quality of thinking
Problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills – oral and written
Strong leadership skills
Team player / leader
Attention to detail
Proactively includes planning and organizing
Sound and accurate judgment
Position: Vice President- Treasury
Aircraft financing, managing of various credit facilities
Financial management and monthly performance reporting
Foreign exchange management
Payment of local and regional suppliers
Cash flow management
At least a first degree in Finance or related discipline.
Chartered Accountant, member of I CAN, ACCA etc
Aged Between 35-50 years
Over 15 year’s professional experience, some of which should have been acquired in aviation or allied sector.
Outstanding leadership and managerial skills.
A result oriented personality with good understanding of the aviation industry.
Excellent Business communication skills Ability’ to work well under pressure.
Position: Head, Internal Audit
Directs the overall operations of the Internal Audit Department on behalf of the Board Audit Committee and the management.
Evaluates and provides reasonable assurance that risk management controls are functioning
Erasure efficient and effective performance companywide vide internal control adherence monitoring.
Evaluates mitigants for all recognized corporate risks and advise management.
Ensures projects are prioritized based on risk and exposure and assist with project appraisals.
Creates an effective strategic direction roadmap which covers the values, mission, and objectives of Internal Audit now and in the future.
Ensures adequate corporate governance exists to provide transparency in business practices.
Establishes a quality control programmes over Internal Audit activities, and ensure Departmental process, methodology and work flow are effective companywide (including project planning, resource management, file review, reporting, and follow up).
Embedding minimum acceptable standards and control frameworks which meet both Arik’s Internal Audit objectives.
Ensures that Internal Audit staffs develop skills and knowledge which provide maximum value for the business, and which are relevant for career advancement.
Conducts ad-hoc special projects as requested by the Board of Directors. Audit Committee or the CEO.
Maintains the independence and objectivity required by internal audit functions.
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related discipline
MBA or other post-graduate Degree highly preferable
Professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA/CA/ACA) specialized in auditing financial analysis, and business process
10 + years experience at a senior level in auditing and/or accounting functions within aviation or Big 4 environment
Position: Manager, Internal Audit
Reports HIA on the policies, programmes and activities of the Department.
Develops long and short-term audit goals and objectives to include operational audits, financial audits, follow-up audits and computer system audits etc.
Develops audit procedures and systems.
Implements audit plans, reviews audit reports and recommendations
Recommends changes in systems, policies or procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Establishes and maintains quality control programme with the HIA of the IA Department.
Designs, establishes and maintains an IA organization structure anti staffing
Coordinates with third parties i.e. external auditors and other parties
Conducts reviews and other related tasks as delegated by HIA
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field
Professional accounting qualification required; for example. (ACCA/ACA) with specialization in auditing (CIA-MIIA), financial analysis and business process
5 – 8 years experience at a senior level in auditing and/or accounting functions. Airline industry experience preferred.
Ability to implement and use auditing software necessary
Position: Officer, Internal Audit
Prepare or contribute to the preparation of work plans including risk assessment and audit programs for assurance and/or consulting engagements.
Conduct discussions of preliminary nature with functional staff audited.
Conduct – in accordance with best audit practice segments of financial, operational and compliance audits of departments.
Obtain required information directly or Indirectly through examination of records and / or interviews with staff.
For the processes / department audited, review and evaluate the system of management controls and assess their adequacy and effectiveness and, where appropriate, draft potential recommendations for improvements.
Assess the reliability and effectiveness of internal controls. Undertake testing and field works as directed by senior staff, and ensure thorough work papers are prepared.
Ensure knowledge of Arik and aviation industry in general is always advancing through a commitment to team, familiarity with current issues in aviation, and research.
Conduct ad-hoc special projects as requested from time to time by HIA.
Qualifications and Education:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related discipline
Partly qualified or student member ICAN or ACCA
1-3 years Audit experience
Business and commerce
A basic understanding of the concept of risk
An avid interest in aviation
Computer literacy (all MS Office products)
Position: Estate / Facility Manager
Estate Manager also referred to Facility manner job function includes day-to-day operational and maintenance related task:
Property acquisition and/or disposal
Planning and overseeing building work/renovation
Project planning and management
Architectural/engineering planning and design
Allocating and managing space within buildings
Coordinating building maintenance and operational activities
Organizing security and general administrative services
Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
Minimum first degree in Estate Management or related courses
Additional qualification is an added advantage.
Minimum of 4 years experience.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their applications and detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org for AVP. Sales Role
email@example.com for other positions
Deadline: 15th September 2014.