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  • Associate/Senior Associate, Technical and Asset Management

    16 Feb 2024 Hong Kong

    Position

    Associate/Senior Associate, Technical and Asset Management

    Report To

    Chief Technical Officer

    Department

    Technical and Asset Management

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Collection and review of the monthly utilization reports from the lessees, reporting relevant updates and discrepancies and following up with the lessees accordingly;

      • Updating aircraft usage, maintenance and configuration information and producing reports on a scheduled and as-required basis for internal and external clients;

      • Recording of lease and aircraft data, including lease technical conditions, technical specifications, and aircraft utilisation, into the Company’s Asset Management System;

      • Preparation of aircraft specifications to support the trading and marketing opportunities as required;

      • Maintaining the Company’s maintenance and modification cost databases, and other information databases as required;

      • Calculating and/or cross checking of maintenance reserves on monthly basis for the applicable aircraft; 

      • Monitoring aircraft incidents and accidents on regular basis, and reporting on significant events;

      • Attendance at new aircraft deliveries and assistance with the process management;

      • Assistance with the completion of periodic inspection or pre-purchase inspection of aircraft, records review and report drafting;

      • Preparation of budget and recharge reports for managed aircraft;

      • Monitoring or attending any maintenance activities or modifications of the aircraft, records review and report drafting as required;

      • Assistance with the management of external consultants, and with the relationship with OEM’s/MRO’s as required, as required;

      • Assistance with applications for internal approval in connection with transactions/deals/projects as required.

    Qualifications
      • To be successful in this role, you will need to be degree qualified or have relevant aviation experience;

      • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Aircraft Leasing, Airline, MRO or related consultancy company;

      • General knowledge of the Boeing and Airbus Products both narrow- and wide-body;

      • Project management experience would be an advantage;

      • Experience with Technical Management Systems for inputting and managing aircraft records would be an advantage;

      • Self-starter, problem solver, ability to work independently and a can-do attitude;

      • Good communications skills and the ability to produce technical reports to a high standard;

      • Collaborative approach to teamwork that supports the company culture;

      • Committed to professional excellence and demonstrate a natural attention for detail;

      • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;

      • Proven ability work within a multi functioning / multi – cultural team;

      • Computer literate and familiar with MS Office products;

      • This position will require substantial overseas travel and flexibility in this regard is prerequisite for any candidate.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1009@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive


  • Manager/Senior Manager, Technical and Asset Management

    16 Feb 2024 Dublin

    Position

    Manager/Senior Manager, Technical and Asset Management

    Report To

    Chief Technical Officer

    Department

    Technical and Asset Management

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Ensuring the integrity of of lease and aircraft data, including, lease technical conditions, and technical specifications, utilisation, in the Company’s Asset Management System;

      • Maintenance reserve claim processing as per lease agreements and calculation of lessor contributions;

      • Technical management of the delivery, redelivery and transitioning of aircraft;

      • Attendance and oversight and of aircraft undergoing major maintenance events and storage;

      • Performance of annual and pre-purchase inspections of aircraft, and management of external consultants as required;

      • Review of letter of intent and lease documentation from a technical perspective;

      • Provision of support to other departments in respect of technical and maintenance-related queries;

      • Review of configuration specifications and provision of cost estimates for new aircraft deliveries, redeliveries and transitions;

      • Manage aircraft from a technical perspective throughout their lifecycle;

      • Updating aircraft usage, maintenance and configuration information and producing reports on a scheduled and as-required basis for internal and external clients;

      • Developing and maintaining the Company’s maintenance and modification cost databases, and other information databases as required;

      • Monitoring aircraft incidents and accidents, and reporting on significant events and developments affecting airworthiness and operation of aircraft, and their implication for the Company’s business;

      • Maintain strong relationships with the OEM’s and MRO’s to ensure the business is kept abreast of developments within the industry.

    Qualifications
      • To be successful in this role, you will need to be degree qualified or have relevant aviation experience;

      • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Aircraft Leasing, Airline, MRO or related consultancy company;

      • Detailed knowledge of the Boeing and Airbus Products both narrow- and wide-body;

      • In depth knowledge of the CFM and IAE engine types would be an advantage;

      • Project management experience is required;

      • Experience with Technical Management Systems for inputting and managing aircraft records;

      • Self-starter, problem solver, ability to work independently and a can-do attitude;

      • Good communications skills and the ability to produce technical reports to a high standard;

      • Collaborative approach to teamwork that supports the company culture;

      • Committed to professional excellence and demonstrate a natural attention for detail;

      • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;

      • Proven ability work within a multi functioning / multi – cultural team;

      • Computer literate and familiar with MS Office products;

      • This position will require substantial overseas travel and flexibility in this regard is prerequisite for any candidate.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1009@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive

  • Senior Vice President/Vice President, Legal

    15 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Japan

    Position

    Senior Vice President/Vice President, Legal

    Report To

    Head of Legal

    Department

    Legal

    Duties and responsibilities

      1. Transactional Legal Advice

      a) Provide legal advice for the aircraft trading transactions

      • Review and negotiate legal documentation with investors and external legal counsel, provide support in managing deals, legal documentation and closings.

      • Provide legal advice on new deal structures.

      b) Provide advice on written proposals and other documentation for marketing activities, and ensure compliance with Japanese laws and regulations.

      • Review and advise on proposals written in Japanese.

      • Review and advise on transaction-related materials, including lease summaries, commitment 

      letters and etc.

      • Draft and review legal documentation, including non-disclosure agreements, business partnership agreements written in Japanese and governed by local law.

      c) Work closely with the legal team in Hong Kong to ensure alignment and compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures.

      2. Non-transactional Legal Advice

      • Review matters and agreements required for the operation of Tokyo and satellite offices from a Japanese law perspective, corporate governance and compliance, and provide advice or recommendations to the Legal Department and Human Resources Department on local law and regulatory requirements as well as customary practices, issues, and solutions.

      • Provide legal advice on labour law compliance in Japan.

      • Update the Company on legal and regulatory developments relevant to the Company’s operations in Japan.

      • Updating Process and Procedure and creating new ones, communicating with the responsible organization (Project Management Office)

      3. Type II Financial Instruments Business

      Responsible for application for the Type II Financial Instruments Business license and develop and manage the post-registration work. In addition, it is expected to provide supports for other license registrations related to the financial services in Japan, if necessary.

    Qualifications
      • 4-year university or graduate degree.

      • Experience working in a law firm or as a legal department manager in major enterprises. (Vice President: 

      • more than 8 years, Senior Vice President: more than 10 years)

      • Knowledge of various laws and regulations in Japan.

      • Experience in documentation related to structured finance is preferred.

      • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a compliance officer in the Type II Financial Instruments 

      • Business / Institutions.

      • Holders of Internal Control Officer or Security Sales Representative qualifications, etc., are preferred.

      • Native Japanese is a must, ability to read and write business level English.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1028@cloveraviationcapital.com (Japanese recuritment team). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive


  • Manager, Corporate Services

    15 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Japan

    Position

    Manager, Corporate Services

    Report To

    Team Head of Corporate Services

    Department

    Corporate Services

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Manage overall administrative duties including general office administration, company 

      • property management, facilities & equipment maintenance, office procurement, reception 

      • service, contract renewal, security & safety and insurance arrangement;

      • Maintain proper working environment compliance with applicable local regulations, 

      • including office premise lease renewal, renovation, relocation and decoration projects;

      • Manage suppliers to ensure the goods and services delivered meet Company’s operation 

      • standards;

      • Control and execute travel arrangements including flight tickets booking, travel insurance 

      • and visa inquiry etc.;

      • Design and organize corporate events and activities; and 

      • Perform ad-hoc projects as assigned.


    Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree or above in Facilities Management, Building Services, Business 

      • Administration or related disciplines;

      • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years of supervisory experience. 

      • Applicants with renovation and relocation experience and cross-office management service

      • will be an advantage;

      • Responsible, self-motivated and detail-minded with the ability to handle multiple tasks 

      • independently;

      • Strong planning, analytical, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills;

      • Good command of written and spoken in English and Japanese;

      • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1028@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive



  • Associate/Senior Associate, Aircraft Trading Division

    02 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Japan

    Position

    Associate/Senior Associate, Aircraft Trading Division

    Report To

    Head of Aircraft Trading , or VP of Aircraft Trading

    Department

    Aircraft Trading Division, Acquisition and Trading

    Duties and responsibilities

      Assist department head and team members on daily business operation. 

      • Support the aircraft trading team to conduct market and industry research and analysis;

      • Prepare transaction summaries, analysis modeling and presentation materials for external and internal use; 

      • Assist in coordinating and support in client meetings as needed;

      • Communicate efficiently and proactively with internal and external counterparties to complete the transactions according to Company’s standards;

      • Domestic business travels within Japan is required;

      • Occasional overseas visits with airlines and lessors to get market insights when necessary;

      • Participate in various global aircraft leasing related conferences and events when needed;

      • Perform ad-hoc duties assigned by team/ department head;

      • Certain period of OJT will be required in Hong Kong or Dublin office subject to then international travel restrictions.




    Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree or above;

      • Minimum 1 year experience in leasing companies, banks, securities firms or aviation related companies; fresh graduates with interest in aviation business will also be considered;

      • Confident and self-motivated; 

      • Native Japanese is a must, English reading and writing capability is required.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1028@cloveraviationcapital.com (Japanese recuritment team). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive

  • VP/AVP, Aircraft Trading Division

    02 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Japan

    Position

    VP/AVP, Aircraft Trading Division

    Report To

    Head of Aircraft Trading

    Department

    Aircraft Trading Division, Acquisition and Trading

    Duties and responsibilities

      Look for new clients and opportunities within the assigned region to achieve the department trading target in JOL market proactively. Cooperate with relevant departments to close transactions smoothly.

      • Assist department head and team members to identify new JOL clients in the region through direct approach and diversity channels (e.g. banks, security companies, tax and accounting firms etc.); 

      • Maintain solid relationships with new and existing clients, in particular, the working and deal execution level personnel by regular visits, phone calls and emails etc; 

      • Identify the needs from new and existing clients and make appropriate proposals in a timely manner; 

      • Prepare transaction summaries and analysis materials required for external and internal use; 

      • Actively collect JOL marketing information through different channels and report internally in a timely manner; 

      • Communicate efficiently and proactively with internal and external counterparties to complete the transactions according to Company’s standards;

      • Regular domestic business travels within Japan is required;

      • Occasional overseas visits to airlines and lessors to get market insights when necessary;

      • Participate in various global aircraft leasing related conferences and events when needed.


    Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree or above;

      • Minimum 3 years’ marketing, sales or origination experience in leasing companies, banks, securities firms or trading companies, with certain level of JOL or JOLCO knowledge and experience would be preferred;

      • Experiences in sales (other than JOL/JOLCO sales) is required; 

      • Confident and self-motivated;

      • Native Japanese is a must, English reading and writing capability preferred.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1028@cloveraviationcapital.com (Japanese recuritment team). Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive

  • Director, Deputy Head of Risk Management

    02 Nov 2023 Hong Kong

    Position

    Director, Deputy Head of Risk Management

    Report To

    Senior Director, Head of Risk Management

    Department

    Risk Management

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Develop risk management strategy, process and policies and procedures, including but not limited to guidelines for aircraft investment criteria, risk analysis models, airline credit scoring and financial monitoring tools;

      • Build up and lead the risk management department, provide necessary coaching for staff development to ensure the department target can be met;

      • Review and analyse key business processes to identify possible risk areas during of aircraft procurement, trading, leasing and remarketing transactions;

      • Liaise with relevant parties to control aircraft asset risk management situations, clients credit risk assessment and structure transactions to mitigate and optimize execution risk of the transactions;

      • Lead the Risk Management team to conduct internal audit and standard risk assessment procedures to measure, monitor and assess risk at all levels throughout the Clover business (including but not limited to credit risk, asset management risk, operational risk, liabilities risk etc.) and recommend / implement actions to mitigate those risk;

      • Lead the PMO to work with relevant departments to review and update all company policies and procedures regularly to ensure they are in proper manner while continuously to develop and improve the internal control system with concrete suggestions;

      • Travel to meet with airline clients for due diligence to assess their business performance and attend global aviation conferences to deepen understand the industry.

      • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned by the Company.


    Qualifications
      • Bachelor Degree and above holder in Finance, Economics, Accounting or other related disciplines;

      • Minimum 10 years of aircraft leasing, or financing related experience from lessors, other financial institutions, or accounting firm;

      • Solid knowledge in risk management framework

      • Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills with experience in working with senior management;

      • Self-motivated, independent with an analytical mindset and ability to work under pressure;

      • Team player with proven leadership experience leading a team and capable to mentor and educate junior staff across different jurisdictions;

      • Strong command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Mandarin.


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1009@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive


  • Assistant Vice President, Financing

    02 Nov 2023 Tokyo

    Position

    Assistant Vice President, Financing

    Report To

    Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Financing

    Department

    Financing

    Duties and responsibilities

      • Explore and source financing opportunities in banks especially Japanese banks to cover secured term loan, unsecured term loan, warehouse facility, revolving facility, etc. 

      • Negotiate with financiers over the commercial terms of financing and conduct financial analysis to test the feasibility of loan covenants (e.g. DSCR, lessee concentration limits, country concentration limits) in terms of current business condition

      • Assist the financing transaction process including engagement of external advisors and counsel, corporate credit rating and rating agency presentation to close the transaction by specified timeline

      • Maintain close relationship with banks especially Japanese banks to assess future financing and gather the market intelligence over industry change (e.g. general view over industry, bank practice over LIBOR transition)

      • Support the loan administration and compliance of financing obligations covering LTV and DSCR reporting, compliance certificate, loan payment, rollover, drawdown, disclosure of authorization documents and asset operating reports, etc.

      • Conduct regular research on borrowing markets 

      • Address the periodic demands of KYC and credit review from financiers

      • Review and comment on IRR model of company investment project from financing perspective to ensure an accurate and fair measurement of project return

      • Facilitate company asset sale and ensure the smooth transfer of title by sharing of structure and obligations of relevant financing, proposing fund flows, collecting consents from underlying lenders and working for timely release of securities

      • Regularly report to major Japanese shareholder in respect of the existing loan and company development

      • Support in departmental reporting, both English or Japanese, to company management and shareholder (e.g. maintenance of existing loan, regular reporting of work process, update of financing project status)

    Qualifications
      • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or business related disciplines

      • More than 3-year experience in corporate financing, treasury management or similar functions, preferably from Japanese financial institutions

      • Proficiency in financial analysis such as DCF, NPV, IRR, weighted average life, financials ratio analysis

      • Familiar with financial metrics and various type of financing products

      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.), Bloomberg terminal

      • Strong command of both written and spoken English and Japanese


      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1028@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive

  • Deputy Head of Legal

    02 Nov 2023 Hong Kong

    Position

    Deputy Head of Legal

    Report To

    General Counsel, Head of Legal

    Department

    Legal

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Assisting General Counsel and Head of Legal in supervising and running a sizeable in-house legal team located in Hong Kong and Dublin in all legal and compliance matters related to the Company, including its corporate approval process and corporate governance.

      • Assisting General Counsel and Head of Legal in providing legal advice to Senior Management in daily operations and special projects.

      • Providing legal support on aircraft leasing, financing and trading transactions, and fund-raising activities, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating transaction and fund-raising documents, and providing advice on structuring, compliance, exit and dispute resolution to various business teams. 

      • Assisting in all commercial contracts relating to the day-to-day operations of the Company, including reviewing, preparing and negotiating relevant documentation where appropriate.

      • Instructing and preparing briefs to external legal counsel for transactional and dispute matters.

    Qualifications
      • Qualified to practice law in Hong Kong, UK, US, Australia, Singapore or Ireland.

      • Minimum eight years’ post qualification experience in banking or aircraft leasing and financing work with an international law firm, or an aircraft leasing or trading company.

      • Strong management and organizational skills and be able to work under pressure.

      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills, with a strong command of both written and spoken English and an ability to draft concisely and accurately.

      • Commercially astute, energetic and able to operate independently and lead.

      To apply for this job, please email your CV and contact details to ml_1009@cloveraviationcapital.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


      Our Core Values: Committed, Proactive, Inclusive

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