Contracts and Cost Control Specialist. Riga, Latvia


SmartLynx Airlines specializes in full-service ACMI aircraft lease services and is acknowledged ACMI provider in EU, Asia, Africa on Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

We are an EU based airline company, with headquarters in Riga, Latvia and two subsidiaries in Estonia and Malta. 

SmartLynx Airlines are very proud to have received award as "2019 Best Employer in Transportation".


  • A degree or technical diploma in engineering (or equivalent ), or a degree in business administration, finance (or equivalent);
  • Experience or exposure to the technical, operational, and business aspects of airline operations and aircraft maintenance organizations;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Contract writing/reading skills;
  • Communication and business writing skills;
  • Negotiation skills, SGHA Concept Knowledge, Intermediate Financial Skills;
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Engineering Environment will be considered as advantage;
  • Knowledge of EASA Part 145 and EASA Part M regulations will be considered as advantage.


  • Lead the Engineering and Maintenance activities in terms of contract agreement administrations, cost negotiations invoice control, and warranty claims to ensure cost transactions of engineering will proceed properly and efficiently;
  • Support VP Technical and his Heads in the daily operations relating to Cost Control;
  • Liaise closely with department managers and Supervisors for various technical needs that may have arisen from the contracted providers service or cost issues;
  • Support the Tech Managers in contract preparations, negotiations and reviews;
  • Monitoring the existing contracts and comparing to invoiced actuals;
  • Managing follow up action for any amendment to agreements or invoice disputes;
  • Processing of warranty claims and coordination with OEM and related companies;
  • Assisting in building the departmental budget;
  • Assist with assessment of aircraft leases, aircrafts and engine orders and build technical business cases accordingly.


  • Opportunity to work with aviation experts;
  • Advantage of working in developing, international aviation company with friendly, modern and comfortable work atmosphere;
  • Advanced health insurance;
  • Aviation industry related benefits;
  • Corporate & Social events;
  • Professional and personal development opportunities while working in fast developing multicultural environment.
Salary: from 1800 € to 2000 € (brutto)
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In its 27 years in the ACMI and air charter business, SmartLynx Airlines has earned a name for itself as one of the finest in the industry. Operating a fleet of Airbus A320s and Airbus A321s aircraft, the airline transports over 3 million passengers annually in Europe and Asia.