Contracts Manager – Aircraft leasing

Sector: Aircraft Leasing
Area: Compliance And Legal
Ref: 13041
Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: excellent
Contact: Ciarán O’Connell

The Role

  • Monitor, check and manage lease/purchase/sale stipulations and requirements as well as track critical events
  • Ensuring company compliance with the various aircraft agreements (Lease, Sale, Purchase, Financing)
  • Interface with airline clients, prepare, collect and check certain Conditions Precedents (CPs) and reconcile any outstanding receivables,
  • Work preparations to ensure that delivery and redelivery of aircraft in accordance with the contractual agreements will take place;
  • Collect receivables and check outstanding payments from customers, prepare and send out demand letters and notices of default
  • Reconcile security deposits and lease payments, in accordance with policies and procedures, with the purpose of overseeing and influencing the in and out flow of funds during the lease term;
  • Prepare certain legal documents and correspondence in line with the terms and conditions set forth in the contract and the policies and procedures;
  • Prepare and distribute reports, in line with company’s requirements, in order to provide internal and external parties with relevant and up to date lease/portfolio information;
  • Manage ad-hoc special transactions or regulatory requirements, register and / or deregister aircraft using knowledge of specific aviation authority requirements, Manage intra-department and team projects.

The person:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of prior corporate contract experience. Experience in the aviation industry is preferred but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in business English
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Understand databases and document management systems
  • Understand the impact document terms have on various business areas
  • Develop and foster long-term client relationships
  • Work with other departments, manufacturers, and third parties
  • Effectively and confidently communicate with senior management
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously
  • Extraordinary attention to overall quality of the final product
  • Flexible, self-starting, and tenacious Proactive about addressing problems and proven problem-solving skills
  • Able to excel in high-stress situations, comfortable dealing with diverse, and at times difficult, personalities

This Contracts Manager role is an excellent opportunity to move in house to one of the world’s top aviation companies. Reporting to the Head of contracts Europe, this role will be required to deliver specific aspects of contract management and expertise to the growing department, with strong foundations for career progression within the company and the aviation industry with time.

For a private and confidential conversation and for a full job description please contact Ciarán O Connell on 01-8746770. Or email: coconnell@paragonexecutive.com