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Aviation Manager At Nestoil Plc - Lagos And Port Harcourt

Date Posted: 23/Aug/2014
Deadline: 03/Sep/2014

Nestoil Plc was incorporated in Nigeria in 1991 for the provision of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services to the energy and oil & gas industry. Since then, Nestoil has grown to become the leading indigenous EPC provider for major IOCs (International Oil Companies) in Sub-Saharan Africa like National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Shell, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Total, etc.

We are currently recruiting to fill the below position:

Aviation Manager
Job ID: NAV/0814/01

Lagos and Port Harcourt

Job Description :

  • Designs/implements various policies and procedures for necessary operational success in the Company.
  • Develops safety measures as well as manages security operations.
  • Oversees/coordinates daily operations of the fixed and rotary wings.
  • Complies with rules, regulations and standards of regulatory authorities e.g. FAA, NAHCO, NEMA, FAAN, NCAA etc.
  • Effectively manages relationships with regulatory authorities, vendors and other external parties when necessary.
  • Provides oversight of the ground operations, safety and maintenance teams etc.
  • Coordinates maintenance of aircraft including procurement of spare parts.
  • Oversees flight scheduling for pilots as prepared by Chief Pilot.
  • Obtains flight itenary and coordinates timely airport scheduling/re-scheduling as appropriate.
  • Implements mechanisms to ensure the Chief Pilot adheres strictly to flight operations manual.
  • Coordinates timely and accurate preparation and presentation of all compliance documentations.
  • Provides requisite support to the CEO through representations at meetings, liaison with local and foreign partners, vendors, etc.
  • Supervises strict adherence to all health and safety requirements as well as prompt resolution of all reported issues.
  • Oversees all support operations supervisors/heads and conducts periodic checks/audits of relevant sub-units.
  • Obtains and reviews reports from heads of sub-units.
  • Prepares periodic relevant reports to aid decision making

Requirement :
Paper Qualification:

  • Minimum of a first degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Technology/ Management or Avionics Engineering.
  • MBA or relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage * Relevant certifications e.g. aircraft certifications


  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in aviation with at least 3 years in managerial role
  • Must Have (apart from the above):
  • In depth knowledge of aviation industry as well as the technical and commercial capabilities to drive growth.
  • Ability to manage general operations within the aviation space in terms of strategic business and people management.
  • Strong ability to develop and interpret technical data/information.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Intuitiveness and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to manage crises and make effective use of initiative
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly proficient in the use of Ms Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Age bracket: N/A


How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Please send CV to: [email protected] , with subject tagged "Aviation Manager - NAV/0814/01

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