Senior Director Leasing and Trading

Job Title:      Senior Director Leasing & Trading 

Location :     London - UK

Salary:           £120,000 PA + bens +pension 

Contact:        Carl; 

Email:            carl@headstartaviation.co.uk  


The Company: 

My client is leading aviation leasing and rebranding company who have been establsihed for over 10 years .


The Job: 

  • Responsible for the acquisition, sale & lease deployment of commercial aircraft and engines in the EMEA region. 
  • Develop understanding of the company’s other capabilities to enhance business development opportunities and promote cross-selling to increase customer relationships.
  • Assist in implementing business unit process changes.

Profile: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a aviation trading role.
  • BA or equivalent in Business Administration or related field .
  • Proven history of hitting , exceeding targets , Commercially astute 
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, writing and reporting skills.
  • Self-starter with a desire to succeed through teamwork an

ACMI & Aircraft Leasing Broker

Job Title:          ACMI Leasing Specialist 

Location:          East Sussex 

Salary:               From £35,000 to £50,000 PA + department bonus +benefits 

Contact:            Carl

Email:                carl@headstartaviation.co.uk 


My client is  recruiting for an experienced ACMI & Leasing Broker to join their Passenger Charter division at there offices near Gatwick. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in leasing aircraft and has worked in a similar position within the commercial aviation industry previously. I am keen to speak to professionals from the airline or air charter brokering industry. Previous contract management and customer relationship management experience are essential for the successful candidate to bring.


Purpose of the role 

  • To work with existing and potential airline clients and handle enquiries from their conception to execution by offering tailored solutions suitable to client requirements within budgetary and operational restrictions whilst making suitable profit for the company.
  • To develop and grow the Leasing product by ensuring solutions are offered in a timely manner in a highly competitive market-place

 Key Job Responsibilities


Client Relationship Management 

  • Liaise with clients to identify requirements and source suitable, competitive aircraft solutions
  • Maintain and develop relationships with both key clients / airlines and new business leads to maximise business opportunities


Contract Management

  • Ensure all contracts are made according to company requirements, are accurate and legally compliant with managers approval
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers on issues relating to contracts to ensure these are addressed

Finance

  • Ensure invoices are raised correctly with accurate information and payments are paid by clients and to suppliers in an agreed time scale
  • Carry out reconciliations for ACMI or charter flights and ensure these are closed and recharged accordingly
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers to maximise profits on individual files or to assist for others’ files.

Leasing

  • To create and develop leasing opportunities within the aviation industry
  • To negotiate lease contracts and maintain a full in depth understanding of lease requirements
  • Maintain an ability to undertake wet, damp and dry leases

Other 

  • To travel when required in line with business needs.
  • Be aware of and comply with the company policies.
  • Keep up to date with industry changes, procedures and requirements relating to job role.
  • Participate in a rotating out of hour’s duty rota within the commercial team.

Account Executive - Aerospace

Job Title:        Airline Account Executive 

Location:        East Sussex

Salary:             £40,000 + Benefits 

Our Contact:   Nausica Esposito 

Email:              nausica@headstartaviation.co.uk 

The Company 

My client a global Aerospace insurance company is interested in speaking to an experienced Airline Insurance professional. This role is within the Airline & Leasing department which places insurance solutions for airline risks including aircraft hull and liability, aircraft spares and liability. 

The Role 

This position is focused on supporting and developing client relationships by providing quality technical administrative and service support directly to clients and Insurers. 

The ideal applicant will have responsibility for a portfolio of accounts handling all aspects of clients' insurance programmes. This will include but not be restricted to: new business enquiries; client renewals; and placement. 


The Candidate 

  • Aviation Insurance experience and knowledge of Aviation insurance markets 
  • Ability to negotiate premiums and coverage with insurers 
  • Confident in advising clients with the ability to engage, and form long term  business relationships 
  • Experience in a client -facing role
  • Able to work in a deadline target driven environment
  • Be confident user of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have excellent organisational, communications skills


Tax Manager - Aircraft Leasing

Job Title:        Tax Manager - Aircraft Leasing  

Location:        Dublin 

Salary:             €100,000 + Benefits 

Our Contact:   Carl

Email:              carl@headstartavaiton.co.uk 


The Company:

My client, an established Aviation Leasing company based in Dublin , is interested in speaking to an experienced Tax Manager to join their Finance depatment . In this role you will be working closely with senior leadership providing advice on taxation globally. 


Responsibilities: 

  • Managing tax consultants and outsource providers 
  • Managing indirect and direct tax filings for Irish SPV’s and other Non-US SPV’s 
  • Lead the tax planning in conjunction with internal team members including Head of Tax, Financial Controller, counsel and external tax advisory firms 
  • Supporting implementation of transfer pricing and ensuring compliance 
  • Managing tax audits and other tax authority 
  • Accounting for income and deferred tax 
  • Drive standardization, automation, and process improvements, simplify processes and introduce analytical tools to ensure tax compliance 
  • Assist with taxation relating to the lease, purchase and/or sale of aircraft/assets, including documentation review 
  • Assist with the maintenance of the database of foreign tax advice and knowledge 

Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (Chartered Accountant or equivalent) and member of the Irish Taxation Institute 
  • Strong technical knowledge of tax regulations 
  • Minimum of 3 years in a professional tax environment, with experience in the Aviation sector. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple highpriority projects 
  • A flexible energetic pro-active personality with the ability to multi-task

Investor Relationship Manager - Aircraft & Engine Leasing

Job Title:        Investor Relationship Manager - Aircraft Leasing & Engine Leasing 

Location:        Far East 

Salary:             €90,000 + Benefits +Relocation Package

Our Contact:   Carl

Email:              carl@headstartaviation.co.uk 

  

Responsibilities:

My client is interested in speaking to an Investor Relationship Manager to join their Corporate Development Team. In this role you will support creating quarterly earnings material. You will be expected to prepare material for investor relations events, including non-deal roadshows, sell-side conferences and analyst /investor meetings. 

As Investor Relationship Manager you will be pivotal in maintaining and enhancing relationships with investors, analysts and ratings agencies. You will be a key member of the team responsible for identifying high potential investors and optimizing the use of management time and venue selection. Work cross-functionally with the business segments and corporate functional teams such as , FP&A, Accounting , Operations , Communication and legal , in order to compile detailed analyst in response to investor inquiries. Maintain earnings and valuation models of DAC and other peers. 


Experience:

A minimum of 3 years working in a similar position within Aircraft Finance and Leasing.
BA in an Aviation related field/ an MBA would desirable.
Proven analytical, business acumen, financial and data management skills.
Additional languages, (Mandarin would be advantageous). 

AIRCRAFT LEASING VP RISK- DUBLIN

Job Title:        Vice President -Risk - Aircraft Leasing & Engine Leasing 

Location:        Dublin  

Salary:             €90,000 + Benefits +Relocation Package

Our Contact:   Carl

Email:              carl@headstartaviaiton.co.uk 


DESCRIPTION

My  client is a global leasing company are looking to hire a Vice President of Risk.


The Role:

  • Responsible for evaluating and reporting counter-party risk
  • Analysis of underlying country risk issues will be an intrinsic part of portfolio and transaction risk evaluation.
  • Provide credit assessment of potential lessees, existing lessors and potential portfolio purchases. 
  • In most cases, visit the airlines to carry out detailed interviews / discussions across various functions of senior management in order to review and assess, among other things, financial performance, the Business Plan and fleet planning issues.
  • Monitoring country specific risks on a regular basis via various resources available to the Department.


Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years aircraft leasing or aviation risk experience
  • Experience working with C level executives and stakeholders
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft leasing industry 
  • Degree Qualified - Economics or Accountancy. Aviation related qualifications (Air Transport Management) also considered 


Interested to confidentially discuss this role please contact Carl on Tel 0203 983 1717 or email carl@headstartaviation.co.uk 

Director - Asset Valuations- Ireland

Job Title:         Vice President -Risk - Aircraft Leasing & Engine Leasing 

Location:        Europe   

Salary:             €120,000 + Benefits +Relocation Package

Our Contact:   Carl

Email:          carl@headstartaviaiton.co.uk 


The Role:
The Director of Valuations Analyst will lead a team in data collection, market analysis, and valuation of various aviation related assets.
 

The Job:
Manage a team of managers and analysts in an ever evolving market  

Perform and review asset valuations using the proprietary valuation model and prepare detailed client reports

Bring together and analyse market intelligence and transaction data points to be used in quarterly valuation updates

Review lease documents and glean necessary data to perform cash flow analysis of aircraft

Understand maintenance information from technical reports and data sheets to determine the maintenance adjusted value of an asset

Prepare reports and speak with clients on particular asset types,  detail fleet demographics, assess aircraft ranking and assess the value outlook for the type

Prepare market studies relating to aircraft, industry trends and aviation market opportunities;

Skills:
Excellent organization skills, proven ability to manage department
Perform market research analysis and to present ideas and analysis
Position will require extensive formula building, graphing, and analysis.

Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably an aviation related discipline in mathematics, finance, economics, or business.

Minimum of five years’ work experience, including two years of technical or finance experience in commercial aviation. 

ASA or ISTAT Certification is an advantage



Credit Risk Manager - South East Asia

Position:Manager Credit Risk
Location: SE Asia
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Head of Risk
Salary: €90,000 + benefits
Contact: Carl

My client a leading aviation finance and leasing company is based in SE Asia is actively looking to hire a Credit Risk Manager. The company manages over 150 aircraft globally and projected substantial growth over the next 48 months.  

The Position 

In the position you will be analysing the credit risk of commercial airlines and assessing existing clients. You will be expected to cultivate a deep understanding of the aviation financial sector monitoring market trends and airline operations. 

Main Responsibilities:

Monitoring existing customers in my client’s portfolio, prepare documentation for annual reviews and quarterly updates. You will be pivotal member within Deal Teams, examining the suitability of transactions and restructurings. Part of you duties will be approving documentation for new and restructured transactions.

Helping to co-ordinate the progression of transactions through: counterparty due diligence, credit analysis and internal rating, preparation of credit submissions and systems management, liaising with the company’s business functions, post-closing co-operation with technical and legal. Observing the commercial environment globally focusing on the effect on airline profitability and risk profile of lessees. You will also be tasked with quarterly analysis of risk with my client’s portfolio. You will be comfortable working with other departments to coordinate the execution of transactions. 

Experience and Qualifications 

Experience working within aircraft leasing with an advance understanding of market dynamics.
A minimum of three years working within aviation finance and lease transactions.
BA in Finance or Aviation Management.
High level of analytical competence with an obsessive attention to detail.
Commercially astute, able to work independently, 

Interested to know more about this exciting opportunity please contact Carl to confidentially discuss this role.   

Technical Asset Manager - Aircraft Leasing

Position:Technical Asset Manager - Aircraft Leasing

Location: Hong Kong

Contract: Permanent  

Reporting to: President of Technical 

Salary: $90,000 + pension + medical + group + bonus

Contact: Carl  


My client a leading commercial aircraft leasing and finance company has an opening for an experienced aircraft engineer to join the technical department in Hong Kong. In this role you will be supporting the President of Technical with all technical requirements 

The Role

In this position you will take responsibility for all technical aspects of aircraft deliveries, acceptance, returns and ongoing management of assets during lease term.

You will provide technical input to lease agreements, purchase agreements and proposals. As Technical Asset Manager you will be first point of contact for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities and lease customers. You will be performing and arranging technical inspections and records review for company’s assets, provide technical support to internal departments including Legal, Finance and Marketing.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience
 

B1/B2 Licensed Aircraft Engineer with minimum 5 years of experience within aviation industry. Experienced with Aircraft Transition (Delivery / Re-Delivery) process. Knowledgeable with Aircraft Maintenance Programmes, maintenance reserve claims, reimbursement and forecasting. Experience with aircraft maintenance regulatory requirements.  

Package 

My client is offer base salary of $90,000 PA+ pension +medical +annual department bonus. Frequent overseas travel required. 

Interested to apply for this role with Aircraft Finance and Leasing please contact Carl on email or phone number given. 

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