Regional Head of Technical Services – Americas

Newport Beach, California
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Aviation Leasing
Newport Beach, California

The Role

The Regional Head of Technical Services is a pivotal role in the technical team of our leading leasing company client, placing significant emphasis on the Technical Asset Management of owned and managed aircraft. This includes providing crucial guidance, support, and training to the Marketing and legal teams on technical matters for leases and more, with a specific focus on Letters of Intent (LOI) and lease preparation and negotiation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and oversee seamless transition projects, ensuring the effective return from current lessees and timely execution of aircraft delivery or lease transfer projects
  • Negotiate leases and manage return conditions, setting reserve and return compensation rates, and approving maintenance work to safeguard asset value during transitions.
  • Act as a key member of the leasing team, driving negotiations across global locations and completing lease agreements with a sharp focus on transition projects.

The Person

The ideal candidate for the position should meet the following requirements amongst others:

  • A minimum of two years lease negotiation experience and a proven aviation industry track record in aircraft asset management
  • Strong knowledge of aircraft transition management programs, modifications and aircraft technical records
  • Profound understanding of EASA and FAA regulations, ensuring compliance throughout the transition process
  • Excellent knowledge of aircraft lease documentation and risk exposure

The Company

Our client is a premier global full-service aircraft asset manager based in Southern California.  With their specialized knowledge in every facet of acquiring, managing, and financing aircraft, the company is able to provide a fully comprehensive service to its extensive list of airline clients.

Our client has grand plans for growth and development over the coming years and as such they are adding exceptional talent to their technical team.

The Package

Our client is offering an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and relocation to one of their centres of excellence in the USA.


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/0590/HW.

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