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Director of Maintenance

Closing on: Mar 31, 2023
Job Category: Aviation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nigeria

Avarun Consulting Limited is seeking to recruit on behalf of our client, certain Senior Management personnel who shall be the Post Holders for an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) applicant. Our client is a startup airline in Nigeria soon to commence its AOC certification by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

It is the desire of the prospective airline to blend local culture with technological innovations to bring to the customer, unparalleled experience in air transportation while ensuring the highest degree of safety and comfort. The Airline plans to begin operations using the ERJ 145/175 aircraft.

Summary of Responsibilities

The skills required for all the positions include the following:

1) Knowledge of the Nigeria Civil of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig. CARs);

2) Knowledge of the NCAA’s five (5) phases of the AOC certification process;

3) Ability to operate computers, including knowledge of Microsoft Office;

4) Ability to use sound business judgement to resolve issues;

5) Ability to communicate orally and in writing;

6) Knowledge of Project Management;

7) Broad Industry Experience;

8) Ability to lead and bring out the best performance in the teams;

9) Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with team members;

10) Ability to work under demanding conditions, prioritize and execute with a sense of urgency and deliver excellent outputs;

11) Critical thinking and strong decision making skills.

As required by Civil Aviation Regulations, the individuals who serve in the above positions must:

  • Be qualified through training, experience, and expertise;
  • Discharge their duties to meet applicable legal requirements and maintain safe operations; and
  • To the extent of their responsibilities, have a full understanding of Aviation Safety Standards and Safe Operating practices and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations.

In accordance with Nig. CARs Part & IS, the minimum initial qualifications for the advertised positions are as follows:

Qualification Requirements:

  • An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licence with Airframe and Power plant ratings; 3 years’ experience in maintaining the same category and class of aircraft used by the AOC holder including 1 year in the capacity of returning aircraft to service; and
  • 1-year supervisory experience maintaining the same category and class of aircraft used by the AOC holder.
  • Previous experience as Director of Maintenance, Chief Engineer, Base or Line Maintenance Manager of an AOC or AMO holder will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates should fill the application form or send their CVs to recruitment@avarunconsulting.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email on or before the 11th of February, 2021, three (3) weeks from the date of this publication.

For more information, contact us on info@avarunconsulting.com

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