VP – Aircraft Trading

13 June 2017
11 July 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting to CEO/CCO

Core duties:

This is a key leadership role to maintain and build relationships within investor communities to develop new business relations.




A focused 10 year’s trading experience is enough, with another 5 years’ experience on other sectors as plus

Specific duties including, but not restricted to:

  • Work with management to design global marketing strategy.
  • Support the aircraft sales and marketing of leasing business of the Group.
  • General deals and co-ordinate aircraft leasing and portfolio trading projects.
  • Actively source, negotiate and close aircraft lease and purchase transactions.
  • Develop and build relationships with investment banks, aircraft leasing companies, airlines and other investors.
  • Maintain current client relationships and development of new client opportunities.
  • Data analysis for transaction structuring and identifying market acquisition opportunities.
  • Draft and negotiate letters of intent/ termsheets for transactions.
  • Coordinating role between various departments and functions to ensure deals get executed.
  • Carry out aviation asset valuations.
  • Prepare appropriate material and presentations for internal and external briefings
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.


  • 10 years or more experience in aircraft leasing or finance industry
  • Motivated, commercially driven and result oriented person.
  • Excellent track record of structuring, negotiating and executing complex transactions.
  • Solid knowledge of aviation finance and lease transaction structures.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop relationships with client and colleagues.
  • Self-starter using own initiative but also a strong team play in a multi-cultural environment

Task No 1 – Essential

Details – Portfolio sales to other lessor and/or investors

Requirement – Solid track records of sell portfolio is a must. Close relationship with all lessors, including Chinese lessors

Task No 2 – Essential

Details – Portfolio purchase from other lessors when economics meet.

Requirement – Solid track records of purchase portfolio.

Task No 3 – Preferred

Details – Purchase naked aircraft from lessors, airlines to meet our airlines client leasing requirement

Requirement – Buying second hand young aircraft (younger than 10Y old)

Task No 4 – Preferred

Details – Sell naked aircraft when there is distress

Requirement – Sell young aircraft (younger than 10Y old)

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