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Aviation Finance is a specialist lending desk within Investec Bank division which operates as a global team providing innovative funding solutions to the Aviation Industry with relationships with Airlines, Lessors as well as manufacturers, raising debt and equity finance from partnerships with global Financial institutions in the fund space as well as providing balance sheet lending.Investec has a strong record of developing high calibre candidates, providing them with excellent training and a dynamic and encouraging environment to work in. We strongly encourage our graduates to study for external qualifications (e.g. CFA) while in the team to widen their understanding of finance.
Description of role and key responsibilities
Description of role and key responsibilities Supplier management, data extraction, manipulation and attention to detail is the natural starting point for our analysts and the workload develops from there in line with business needs and the candidate's own drive and abilities. General responsibilities will include:1. Working closely with the head of technical to provide support in all aspects of the technical elements of aircraft leasing and finance. 2. Modelling maintenance value and exposure in support of transaction analysis3. Monitoring the technical and operational aspects of on-lease aircraft managed by a third party supplier4. Supporting the pre-purchase and mid-lease inspection process performed by third party suppliers5. Developing market knowledge of the specific aviation assets6. Maintaining maintenance cost and interval data bases7. Supporting portfolio management, market analysis and risk analysis projects as required.
Core skills and knowledge
Core skills and knowledge The analysts that do best are self-starters who are eager to impress through working hard in a flat corporate structure in a team with an entrepreneurial approach to business. They are passionate about their work and have the ability to engage with a wide variety of different stakeholdersTypically our team have a logical and analytical mind-set which has been developed through a technical qualification and/or studying a business, computer science or financial discipline at university.We are looking for individuals with a keen interest and preferably some experience in aviation coupled an inquisitive nature and a desire to find new and better solutions. • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly (compulsory)• Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (compulsory)• Analytical Skills: ability to think critically, engage in analysis and make decisions.• Relationship Management and Communication: ability to build and maintain strong relationships • Ability to use IT tools to perform modelling and forecasting tasks.• Willingness to learn: able to pick up new skills and technologies quickly.• Market Knowledge: sound awareness of the aviation industry/economic landscape
Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role
• A Bachelor's degree (or higher) in aviation, or a numerical, computer science or financial discipline.• Aircraft Maintenance license issued by the European Aviation Safety AgencyCultural Attributes • Takes initiative• Outgoing• Confident• Ability to deal with ambiguity• Team player and able to build relationships• Comfortable with speaking up and challenging the status quo
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