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Date Posted

Apr 27, 2015


Arik Air Nigeria

Job Title

Arik Air Nigeria Recruiting (3 Positions)

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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 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 heritage of great achievement with a future of even greater promises.

We are recruiting to fill the follwoing vacant positions below:

1.) Associate Vice President Security

Location: Lagos
Department: Aviation Security
Reporting to: Vice President Security
Direct Reports: Vice President Security.

Primary Objectives

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Person Specifications

Working Relationships:

2.) Station Manager
Department: Ground Operations
Location: Nigeria
Reporting To: Regional Manager 
Direct Reports: PSA/TRO/ATO/Baggage 

Job Description

  • To ensure efficient and superior service is provided to our passengers through the supervision of a competent airport team of customer service agents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all aspects of the stationís operations through the supervision of a team of Duty Managers.
  • Ensure a safe, punctual, efficient and smooth operation at all times.
  • Plan, assign, manage and review the work of staff engaged in various activities in the station.
  • Resolve a wide range of operational problems including passengersí complaints and requests.
  • Make recommendations regarding staff hiring, training, discipline, promotions and conduct performance appraisals.
  • Represent Arik Air at all airport related functions/meetings and liaise with the relevant government agencies.
  • Analyze and make recommendations for improved services and operations.
  • Verify and approve all station related invoices and prepare reports and statistics for management.
  • Ensure all Arik Air manuals are updated and complied with at all times including the regulations and procedures of regulatory bodies.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate and within the station managerís competence as required from time to time.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the ground handling agents and Arik Air staff
  • Represent Arik Air at all airport related functions and liaise with airport authority and governmental offices,
  • Performs other duties asked by company if required

Person Specifications

  • Qualifications / Education: A Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
  • Certificates in airport related functions desirable.
  • Experience: Extensive and proven experience in a similar role.
  • Skills / abilities: Effective written and oral communication skills, strong leadership and customer service skills, proven analytical skills, achievement drive, proactive, a team player, adaptable to different situations, knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of airport operations, aviation rules and regulations, understanding of cultural issues and requirement for professional development.

Working Relationships
The Station Manager would be expected to interact with amongst others:

  • OCC Manager / Supervisor
  • Catering Manager / supervisor
  • Fueling Officers
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Manager of the Handling Agent
  • Heads of Government Agencies
  • Managers of other airlines

3.) Internal Audit Manager

Location: Lagos
Department: Finance
Reporting to: CEO


  • The Internal Audit Manager is responsible to develop audit procedures, plan and conduct internal audits with a focus on the commercial, financial, and operational aspects of the airline and to ensure that the companyís assets are adequately protected.
  • Prepares and communicates audit findings and recommendation to management and the audit committee.
  • The Internal Audit Manager will work with minimum supervision. 
  • A critical success factor will be how to professionally interact with other managers maintaining the highest organisational and professional integrity.

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Agrees audit plan with CEO and Audit Committee.
  • Assesses the companyís financial, operational and IT procedures, system implementations in order to determine the reliability and integrity of information; compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, and regulations; the safeguarding of assets; and the economical and efficient use of resources as scheduled on the audit plan.
  • Develops and delivers audit plan on time, including resource budget, field work and draft report.
  • Identifies and evaluates the companyís risk areas including whistle blower investigations.
  • Responsible for the planning and performance of internal audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal control systems and to ensure compliance and prepare accurate audit reports.
  • Develops and evaluates procedures and processes to address areas of audit concern.
  • Conduct ad hoc audits as requested by the Executive management team and Audit Committee.
  • Manages 3rd party audits including local authority audits, audit firms or fraud investigations.

Person Specifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting Commerce or related discipline.
  • At least 4 years of experience at a senior level within aviation, large accounting firm or blue chip business
  • Preferable Knowledge of airlines useful but not essential.
  • Demonstrable Strong technical Audit Skills, high degree of knowledge of internal controls, finance and accounting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of Risk based Audit Techniques.
  • Experience in Fraud exposure and Detection.
  • High initiative, professional curiosity, excellent analytical skills and problem solving ability.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be able to build working relationships at  all levels from SVP to secretary.

Working Relationships:

  • All levels of the organisation.
  • External Auditors

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Year of Experience

5-10 year


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