Vice President - Technical

  • Working in a multi-regional team of aircraft and engine leasing technical professionals to provide the technical oversight of CALC’s owned and managed aircraft assets that are on lease globally but outside China;
  • Working in conjunction with the Chief Technical Officer to ensure full coordination across the global Technical team and consistent application of Technical processes and procedures across CALC’s entire portfolio.
  • Coordinating and facilitating Technical support for CALC’s Marketing, Legal and Transaction teams during new and used aircraft marketing campaigns and associated LOI and lease negotiations;
  • Coordinating and overseeing the professional and timely execution of aircraft transfer projects particularly on those used aircraft targeted for re-lease, purchase, sale and end of life disassembly.
  • Exercising efficient and effective commercial management of aircraft transfer projects and ensuring successful budgeting, cost control and execution.
  • Ensuring the appropriate application and management of aircraft and engine maintenance reserves for the CALC owned and managed fleet. 
  • Drafting, updating and implementation of departmental policies and procedures as required;
  • Interpreting technical information relating to CALC aircraft and applying such information in ensuring asset value retention and optimum asset values relating to the development of asset purchase and sale opportunities;
  • Supporting the negotiation of aircraft purchase/sale agreements and OEM purchase agreements;
  • Supporting the AC&D team with development of technical specifications for new order aircraft, purchase agreement negotiations and coordination of new aircraft deliveries where required;
  • Supporting the Management of CALC’s aircraft audit/inspection programme, planned and unplanned;
  • Administering and processing lessee maintenance reserve claims in such a way that CALC’s interests are fully protected;
  • Undertaking and overseeing the negotiation of General Terms Agreements with maintenance providers and other service providers as required;
  • Maintaining effective and professional relationships with technical counterparts at OEMs, service providers and other leasing companies;
  • Performing ad-hoc duties as assigned by the Company.
  • The ability to travel worldwide often at short notice.
  • Minimum of 5 years in an appropriate technical role in an aircraft leasing company and/or comparable airline position in the delivery and/or transition of commercial aircraft.
  • Ability to support senior management in the implementation of corporate strategy and achievement of business goals.
  • Proven ability to manage transactions within a global aircraft leasing technical team. 
  • Proven record in negotiating the technical aspects of LOIs and lease agreements with airlines globally.
  • Proven history of successful project management of used aircraft deliveries/redeliveries. Experience of managing projects in the Americas, EMEA, and South East Asia will be considered advantageous.
  • Firm knowledge of the aviation sector, from leasing, MRO or airline environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of aviation regulations, both EASA and FAA.
  • Able to work under pressure in a dynamic work environment.
  • Proficient in English language skills, spoken and written.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Adobe PDF.

Please send your CV to Recruit_global@calc.com.hk

HR Contact

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited

Human Resources Department