• Current Entry-Level & Experienced Careers at Arik Air - 9 Positions

  • Posted on: 3 September, 2014 Deadline: 17 September, 2014
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  • Arik Air is now Nigeria’s leading commercial airline. People choose to work here for many reasons. There is the excitement of being a part of a vibrant, international and expanding airline community. We also offer the opportunity to travel and this incentive motivates prospective employees who want to join the Arik team and work for the “Wings of Nigeria”.

    Arik Air is a customer-focused airline that offers consistently outstanding services to both business and leisure travellers. We have earned a reputation for providing "the best care in the air". Industry experts have awarded us for delivering outstanding services. ‘No airline does it in the unique Arik way’.

    Arik Air offers customers excellent services on domestic, regional and international routes so we seek the very best candidates to support the attainment of this vision. Interested and qualified professionals must be team players with a passion for people and service and possess undisputed integrity, honesty; mutual respect and responsiveness to our customers’ needs are important values at Arik Air.

    Arik Air has established a solid reputation for being one of the best employers in Nigeria. At Arik Air, you will find outstanding career opportunities as well as travel and related benefits.

    We operate to the highest standards of employment practices and our selection process is entirely merit-driven. We are regularly expanding our national, regional and international network and are particularly keen to hear from you, wherever you may be.

    Arik Air offers opportunities for employment in administrative, professional, technical and airline-specific disciplines, irrespective of the level or area of responsibility, each employee contributes to the growth and success of our airline. We believe that’ individuals score goals, but ultimately ‘the team wins the game’.

    If you feel you have these values, a drive to excel in the performance of your job duties and would like to be part of the Arik team, please submit an application for one of our open positions. We welcome the opportunity to bring enthusiastic new people aboard.

    At Arik Air, you will become part of a herit

    ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT - SALES

     

    Job summary
    Working relationship

    • Work closely with the heads of other divisions and departments
    • Ensure the optimum level of efficiency and delivery in the customer touch points , ATO,CTO and call centers

    Job description

    •     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
    •     Increase the direct sales on the web and mobile platform to 20% of the total passenger revenue
    •     Increase the cargo sales revenue by 25% year on year
    •     Identify , 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
    •     Ensure that the efficient and productive sales staff and deployed in all areas in Nigeria
    •     Work closely with the heads of other divisions and departments to achieve the best product to the customers
    •     Accept projects and deliver the results when assigned by the higher management

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     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

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    VICE PRESIDENT - TREASURY

     

    Job summary
    Job description

    •     Treasury management.
    •     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

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     At least a first degree in Finance or related discipline.
    •     Chartered Accountant, member of ICAN, 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.

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    HEAD - INTERNAL AUDIT

     

    Job summary
    Job description

    •     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.
    •     Ensure 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.
    •     Works with Business owners to provide independent strategic support to add value and help them achieve their functional, departmental and corporate goals.

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     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

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    MANAGER - INTERNAL AUDIT

     

    Job summary
    Job description

    •     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.
    •     Establishesand maintains quality control programme with the HIA of the IA Department.
    •     Designs, establishes and maintains an IA organization structure and staffing
    •     Coordinates with third parties i.e. external auditors and other parties
    •     Conducts reviews and other related tasks as delegated by HIA.
    •     Ensures achievement of departmental and corporate goals.

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     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

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    OFFICER - INTERNAL AUDIT

     

    Job summary
    Job description

    •     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.
    •     Prepare working papers documenting adequately and clearly work performed.
    •     Assess the reliability and effectiveness of internal controls.Undertake testing and fieldworks 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 learn, familiarity with current issues in aviation, and research.
    •     Conduct ad-hoc special projects as requested from time to time by HIA.
    •     Maintain excellent working relationships with other staff, and ensure interaction during projects is proactive and professional.
    •     Planning and organizational ability required.

    Qualifications and Education:

    •     Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related discipline
    •     Partly qualified or student member ICAN or ACCA
    •     1-3 years Audit experience

    Training/Knowledge:

    •     Business and commerce
    •     A basic understanding of the concept of risk
    •     An avid  interest in aviation
    •     Computer literacy (all MS Office products)

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    ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

     

    Job summary
    Job description

    •     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 accomplishing 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.

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     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 skills
    •     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

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    ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES

     

    Job summary
    Working relationship
    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 Group VPHR, you will drive the mission statement and values of the business and acts as a team mentor.  You will deputise for the Group VPHR when absent.

    •     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.
    •     Devise and implement Induction programs
    •     Coordinates the various hearing panels and activities e.g disciplinary with the AVPHR
    •     Devise, coordinate and direct benefit programs
    •     Responsible for employee relations, providing advice and counsel on personnel issues
    •     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
    •     Coordinates and/or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation
    •     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
    •     Performs other duties as assigned

    PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

    •     Min of 8 years managerial experience in human resources at senior level
    •     Min of 5 years general experience in the HR field
    •     A Bachelor’s 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

    COMPETENCIES

    •     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
    •     Delegation
    •     Strong leadership skills
    •     Team player / leader
    •     Results orientated
    •     Attention to detail
    •     Proactivity includes planning and organizing
    •     Sound and accurate judgment

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    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

    •     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.

    Required skills & qualifications

    • Creative graduate, who is commercially aware and capable of working well within a team environment,

    Other key skills include:

    •     Sound mathematical and technical skills including 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 skills
    •     Negotiating, supervisory and leadership skills combined with the ability to delegate.

    Qualification:

    •     Minimum first degree in Engineering
    •     Minimum of 4 years experience

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    ESTATE/FACILITY MANAGER

     

    Job summary
    Estate Manager also referred to as Facility manager. Job function includes day-to-day operational and maintenance related task:

    Job description

    •     financial forecasting/budgeting
    •     property acquisition and/or disposal
    •     planning and overseeing building work/renovation
    •     lease management
    •     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
    •     Integrating communications/telecommunications
    •     Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards

    Required skills & qualifications

    •     Minimum first degree in Estate Management or related courses
    •     Additional qualification is an added advantage.
    •     Minimum of 4 years experience.

    Method of Application

    Application closes two weeks after this publication. Please note that only candidates that meet the above requirements will be considered.

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send an Email to the following addresses as suitable:

    • ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT - SALES >>> aviationcommercial@arikair.com
    • VICE PRESIDENT - TREASURY >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • HEAD - INTERNAL AUDIT >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • MANAGER - INTERNAL AUDIT >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • OFFICER - INTERNAL AUDIT >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • ADMINISTRATION MANAGER >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT - HUMAN RESOURCES >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • CIVIL & ELECTRICAL ENGINEER >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com
    • ESTATE/FACILITY MANAGER >>> aviationfinance@arikair.com

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