Senior Technical Manager
Location: Head Office, Tokyo
ITC is hiring a Senior Technical Manager due to expansion of the business.
Responsible for monitoring and technical oversight of ITC’s leased/financed portfolio. Ensuring aircraft condition and maintenance status is tracked and reported within ITC. Supporting trading and brokerage of aircraft, including ITC’s off-lease aircraft, marketing, sales, and procurement of aircraft on behalf of our customers.
・Assist in maintaining robust asset monitoring processes.
・Assist in performing remote assignments such as asset audits, inspections, redeliveries, preparations for import/export, preparation for ferry flights, shipping/freight etc.
・Liaison with OEMs, MROs and other service providers.
・Assist with research and analysis of technical data to support aircraft sales and lease negotiations.
・Frequent interface with all customers seeking to support them as necessary with technical related matters.
・Drafting and review of technical language in aircraft lease agreements, term sheets and similar documents.
・Supervision, guidance, mentoring of junior staff, as instructed by Director, Asset Management & Trading.
・Review of sales and marketing material, with focus on technical aspects.
・Manage pre-purchase inspection schedules and related procedures.
・Analysis of aircraft specifications, maintenance programs/life-cycle, optional equipment and the correlation to market value.
・Review and validation of reports and data used in third party aircraft appraisals/valuations.
・Fluency in written and spoken English essential. Other languages, especially Japanese, beneficial.
・Attention to detail and ability to make precise, efficient reports.
・Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, especially considering within a multi-national team.
・Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
・Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
・Strong negotiation skills including experience of dealing with a variety of jurisdictions/cultures.
・A strong command of logic and numeracy.
・High proficiency with mainstream computing applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
・Experience of working for a well-established, international aircraft leasing/financing, operating, technical consulting, MRO or appraisal company. Previous roles in any of these companies must have relevance to ITC’s vacancy.
・At least 10 years’ experience of working in an aircraft maintenance environment for an operator or MRO.
・Must hold a fixed-wing and/or rotary-wing aircraft maintenance engineer’s license issued by EASA, TCCA, CASA, CAA NZ or the FAA.
・Aircraft/aerospace engineering degree or similar university/college aviation related education.
・Aviation/airworthiness regulations training and experience, including CAMO.
・Understanding of aircraft appraisals/valuations process beneficial.
・Must be able to relocate to Tokyo.
・ITC can provide sponsorship for the appropriate visa for the right candidate.
・This role involves high levels of interaction with customers based in North America, Europe and Australasia. The successful candidate shall be experienced with navigating cross-cultural environments and past experiences living and working in multicultural environments will be highly regarded.