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Director, Aircraft Specification & Procurement

Aircraft Specification & Procurement
Shannon / Dublin
Reports to:
Vice President - Aircraft Specification & Procurement

Job Summary

The Aircraft Specification & Procurement department is responsible for all aspects of the configuration management process for new aircraft and parts procurement required for transitioning aircraft. Department responsibilities include program management, parts procurement, negotiation and selection of optional airframe features, airline relations, and supplier relations. The Aircraft Specification & Procurement department plays a vital role in configuring new aircraft: active involvement in the selection and negotiation of suppliers, configuring aircraft interiors, program management of BFE development, management of configuration changes, interpretation and negotiation of impacts to the lease agreements, negotiating General Terms Agreements, and managing excess inventory.

The Director is responsible for configuration, negotiation, and procurement activities for airframe specification options and buyer furnished equipment for new aircraft. The Director may also support configuration changes on transitioning aircraft. To succeed, the candidate must possess exceptional analytical, communication, organizational, and negotiation skills.  

AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with a portfolio of over 2,000 aircraft, over 900 engines, and over 300 helicopters, together with an order book of approximately 450 of the most in-demand new technology aircraft in the world. AerCap serves approximately 300 customers around the world with comprehensive fleet solutions.

AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Miami, Shannon, Amsterdam, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle, Toulouse and other locations around the world.

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