Arik Air is currently the largest and leading commercial airline in Nigeria. A lot of people choose to work for Arik Airline because of so many reasons. One of them is that there is a special excitement of being a part of an international, vibrant, and expanding airline community. Arik Airline also offers their employees travel opportunities as an incentive to motivate their staff, so the employees are interested in being a part of Arik Team. The motto for Arik Airline is “Wings of Nigeria”.

Arik Airline is a customer-based airline. They offer both their business and leisure travelers consistent and outstanding services. They are known for providing services at a high level. So in order to keep up with their excellent service, they always seek for the best candidates to help them keep achieving their vision. Anyone who is interested and is qualified must be a team player. A prospective employee must have a passion for people, possess an unquestionable integrity and honesty. Arik Air employees must have mutual respect and be responsive to their customer’s needs.

Below are the career opportunities that are currently opened.
Job position: AVP Revenue Management and Pricing

Department: Commercial

Job location: Lagos Head Office
Job description

The successful candidate will lead the development and implementation of revenue planning, management of income and forecasting systems, enable the generation of income controls and establish the best practices in the management of the inventory. Also, he or she will provide the airline with competitive pricing and distribution support that will help to generate more revenues and also maximise yield.
Job requirements

Applicant must be a graduate.
Must have at least five years of working experience in the airline industry and qualification in ticketing and tariff disciplines.
2 to 3 years of experience in business and data analysis, and report production, preferably in a commercial and sales environment.
The applicant must have an excellent knowledge of the West African region and African market.
You must be an expert in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Outlook, Power point, Word, etc.).
Advanced level Ticketing and Fares courses from IATA/Airlines.

Job position: E-Commerce Manager

Department: Commercial

Job location: Lagos Head Office
Job responsibilities include:

Working closely with the VP Marketing/Sales.
Allocating and presenting of e-commerce sites.
Managing and monitoring of sales.
Marketing and Logistics.
Customer Service.

Requirements:

The applicant should have a degree or equivalent education in analytical/business/airline business.
A minimum of 7-8 years of working experience in the travel and tourism industry or similar environment.
Knowledge of E-com site development and branding.
Marketing and CS knowledge.
An applicant must possess IT skills in stock control systems.
Sound knowledge of the aviation industry standards and its requirements, e.g. technical limitations.

Job position: Manager, Customer Loyalty & CRM

Department: Commercial

Job location: Lagos Head Office
Job summary

Successful applicant’s responsibility will be to manage and lead the team of people responsible for developing and revamping the FFP Program. The position will require the successful applicant to be responsible for defining how the FFP scheme works and not just how customers earn and spend their miles.
Requirements:

A university degree in a Business or Marketing related field.
Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a similar position with an airline.
An extensive experience in managing and revamping/building the frequent flyer program of an airline or any travel loyalty program.
Excellent analytical skills and the know-how on presenting concepts and results to the senior management of the airline.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job title: Company Lawyer (Secretary)

Department: MD’s Office

Job location: Lagos Head Office
Job description

The successful candidate primary role will be to offer legal advice and support to every department of the company on different matters relating to aviation, commercial and corporate laws. The job also entails advising the management to protect and safeguard the interest of the airline and make sure that airline follows its rules and regulations in all its activities and businesses.
Job requirements:

An applicant must be a graduate of Law or any related field. Masters in Law will be preferred.
An applicant who is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators will be preferred.
He or she should have undergone specialized training in Airline Contract Law, Aviation Law, Conflict of Law, International Law, Contract Negotiations, Legal Drafting, and Aircraft Financing.
At least ten years of work experience preferably in the Aviation Industry and at least five of those years must have been spent in leading Legal Affairs.

Position title: Head-Internal Audit

Department: MD’s Office

Job location: Lagos Head Office
Job description

The successful candidate’s job will be to manage and direct all activities of the Corporate Audit Department and will also be charged with the responsibility of assuring the Board Audit Committee on a regular basis on the state of the operational and financial integrity of internal controls within the company. Also, he or she will identify opportunities and recommendation that will improve the effectiveness and efficiency of procedures within the company and enhance the shareholder value.
Basic requirements:

The applicant should have at least B.Sc. degree in Accounting or any related discipline.
An MBA or any other post-graduate degree will be plus.
The applicant should have a professional accounting qualification (ACA/CA/ACCA) with a speciality in auditing, business process, and financial analysis.
At least ten years of working experience at a senior level in auditing and accounting roles in the aviation industry or a Big Four accounting firm.
The applicant must have knowledge of current internal audit best practices.
Computer literate and knowledge in different computer assisted audit techniques.

For more information about the jobs and how to apply, visit http://www.arikair.com/careers.