Technical Director – Transitions (VP Level)

Dublin, Ireland
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Aircraft Leasing
Dublin, Ireland

About Us

Horizon Executive Search International is a leading global executive search firm focused on the Aviation industry.

Experienced in all sectors of Aviation we primarily focus on Aviation Leasing companies and Aviation Financiers although we also carry assignments for Airlines, Airports, MRO organisations and other Service Providers.

We are currently mandated to find an experienced Technical Director – Transitions (VP level).

The Company

As a worldwide leader in aviation finance – our client focuses on acquiring, leasing, re-purposing, and selling commercial jet aircraft and engines.

Since its inception in 2003, our client has completed over $8 billion in commercial aircraft lease transactions with 54 customers in 27 countries representing over 200 individual Boeing and Airbus aircraft including direct orders from the manufacturers and 17 freighter conversions.

Due to this growth they have experienced they are currently looking to grow their technical team with further head count in the Dublin office.

The Role

Your skills of negotiation of technical aspects of lease, sale and purchase contracts with counterparties is essential for this Technical Director role.  Reporting to the Head of Technical  additional responsibilities amongst others, for our leasing technical professional, would be:

  • Capable of identifying potential exposures in existing language (or omitted language) of third-party lease agreements being evaluated for an aircraft purchase with a lease in place.
  • Extensive project management of aircraft transitions is essential
  • This role will potentially have further management experience team leadership would be highly beneficial

 The Person

The ideal candidate for this position should meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of a relevant technical qualification with 12 years work experience in the aviation technical field including a minimum of 5 years in a similar leasing role
  • Exceptional organization and project management skills
  • Problem solving and sound judgment on technical matters
  • Solid understanding of commercial aspects from a technical point of view of the aircraft leasing industry

The Package

This position will be based in Dublin and our client is offering an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience

Important Info

For further information on the role, please apply in confidence to Murrae Ross-Eskell by clicking the button below.
Please include your full career and current salary details, and quote reference MRE/0496/HW.

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