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  • Senior Associate - Assistant Vice President, Financing

    14 Jun 2024 Tokyo

    Position

    Senior Associate - Assistant Vice President, Financing

    Report To

    Head of Financing

    Department

    Financing

    Duties and responsibilities

      Source Financing Opportunities

      • Proactively explore and identify financing opportunities in banks, with a particular emphasis on Japanese banks;

      • Source and analyze the financing options available, including secured term loans, unsecured loans, warehouse facilities, revolving facilities, and other relevant financing instruments;

      • Develop and maintain strong relationships with financial institutions, ensuring a robust network to source favorable financing terms.

      • 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.


      Loan Analysis and Evaluation

      • 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.; and

      • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to assess the feasibility and risks associated with different financing options..

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

      • Min. 5 years relevant experience in corporate financing, loan management or similar financing functions, preferably from Japanese financial institutes. Candidate with less experience can be consider as Senior Associate. 

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

      • Familiar with financial metrics and various type of financing products

      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 ( i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.) and Bloomberg etc.

      • 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


  • Manager/Senior Manager, Human Resources

    17 Apr 2024 Tokyo, Japan

    Position

    Manager/Senior Manager, Human Resources

    Report To

    Director, Head of Human Resources (stationed in Hong Kong)

    Department

    Human Resources

    Duties and responsibilities
      • Manage HR activities onsite and be responsible for the timely delivery of both internal and external strategic projects;

      • Responsible for recruitment and selection and maintain a high-quality process from initial headcount approval, developing a good understanding of requirements to ensure suitable candidates are identified, agents’ management, job offers and employment documentation;

      • Responsible for the employee life-cycle support includes employee on-boarding, employee relations, performance management, compensation & benefits, payroll coordination with vendor, attendance and leave management, HR data analysis and off boarding; Maintain accurate and consistent employee files;

      • Design, draft and implement HR related policies and strategies. Keep relevant parties informed on any significant changes. Stay update on any local legislative changes and ensure internal policies are compliant with local legal requirements and in aligned with Group policies & procedures;

      • Work closely with Global HR team on the coordination and delivery of learning and development initiatives/ programmes, including induction training, the management of our learning content etc.;

      • Any other ad hoc duties assigned by the Company.

    Qualifications
      • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources management or related discipline;

      • At least 8 years of relevant HR Generalist experience in similar small/ SME organization;

      • Strong knowledge of Employment Acts and related legislation;

      • The ability to interpret and communicate statistical data;

      • Proven ability to deal with diverse groups of people at all levels;

      • Strong professional knowledge and business sense with a can-do attitude, good problem-solving skills, good time management and able to manage multiple priorities;

      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, project management skills and precise;

      • Proficiency of Microsoft Office 365 applications, Outlook and HRMS; and

      • Good command of both written and spoken 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/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

  • 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


  • 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

  • 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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