Contracts and Cost Control Specialist

  • Full-time
  • Technical
  • Riga, Latvia


We are an EU-based Airline Company with headquarters in Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), and Lija (Malta).

SmartLynx Airlines specializes in full-service ACMI aircraft lease services and is an acknowledged ACMI, cargo, and charter provider in the EU on Airbus A320, A321, and A330 aircraft. 

From year to year we are growing - in fleet size, block hours, team members, and a number of awards. SmartLynx Airlines is a proud owner of the 2019 Best Employer in Latvia in the Transportation Sector award.

We are looking for new colleagues from all over the world. We offer a highly attractive relocation package to one of our headquarters or alternatively working from anywhere in the world with occasional travel to visit your Team in one of our headquarters. 


  • 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;
  • Fully paid lunch during office hours;
  • Advanced health insurance;
  • Aviation industry related benefits;
  • Corporate & Social events;
  • Professional and personal development opportunities while working in a fast-developing multicultural environment.