Arik Air Jobs (9 Positions)

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Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, seeks the services of experienced and competent candidates to fill the following vacant positions.

Position: Administration Manager
Job Specifications 

  • 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  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems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.

Person Specifications

  • 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

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

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

Person Specifications

  • 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: Vice President- Treasury
Job Specifications:

  • 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


  • 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 
Job Specifications:

  • 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.

Person Specifications

  • 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 
Job Specifications:

  • 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

Person Specifications

  • 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 
Job Specifications:

  • 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.

Person Specifications 
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: 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: Estate / Facility Manager 
Estate Manager also referred to Facility manner job function includes day-to-day operational and maintenance related task:

  • 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


  • 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 for AVP. Sales Role for other positions
Application closes on 15th September 2014. Please note that only candidates that meet the above requirements will be considered.

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