Vice President - Technical

Novus is looking to expand its team by hiring a Vice President - Technical.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review and analysis of lease contracts for potential acquisitions
  • Support commercial dept on all technical matters, including LOI and lease document negotiation of roll off and new placement aircraft
  • Provide oversight of utilisation data provision & input
  • Provide liaison with Lessees, OEMs and service providers
  • Review, analyse & forecast all aircraft data for general understanding of asset value and potential impact on lease performance
  • Analyse & forecast engine data specifically for current/future status
  • Write internal and external reports on asset status and forecast 
  • Provide oversight of external asset monitoring & final review of asset inspections
  • Arrange provision of necessary data for asset disposition
  • Liaise with external technical parties to obtain information and data
  • Provide flagging of potentially adverse issues arising

Required skills

  • Have a clear understanding of contracts and potential implications
  • Flexible mind and approach towards problem solving
  • Broad knowledge of the aviation sector
  • Specific understanding of Aircraft and Engine systems operation and value
  • Ability to manage data retention/distribution in a coherent manner
  • Ability to organise and manage third party work requirements
  • Ability to organise and communicate with support contractors
  • Have a good working knowledge of manufacturers and operators
  • Have a good working knowledge of airworthiness requirements
  • Ability to work independently when necessary
  • Excellent organizational skills and a detailed understanding of aircraft lease transactions and aircraft residual risk management.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to blend with a small team distributed globally

Key Qualifications


  • practical aviation industry qualifications plus a minimum of 12 years aviation technical experience (at least 4 years in aviation leasing); or
  • appropriate University Degree; plus, a background in aviation leasing industry at practical level for a period no less than 4 years


  • Experience in aviation management for a minimum of 5 years
  • Ability to travel internationally without constraint – flexibility of location

Other beneficial considerations

  • Contract analysis experience
  • Aviation support software knowledge & experience
  • Project management and budgetary experience


Dubai, United Arab Emirates Or London, England

About Novus 

Novus is an independent, privately-held aircraft leasing platform, focused on investing in commercial aircraft assets since 1994.The Novus team operates out of its five global offices in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. 

For more information vist