The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the Global Legal Contracts & Compliance team in Basel we are currently recruiting for an
Senior Contracts Manager

As a Senior Contracts Manager of Jet Aviation, you will be a member of Jet’s Global Law Department supporting the Global Legal, Contracts & Compliance team in Basel. In particular, this role will provide support to Jet Aviation’s EMEA lines of business and subsidiaries. The Senior Contracts Manager will also serve as Jet Aviation’s Data Privacy Officer. If the selected candidate does not have a data protection background, Jet Aviation will provide the necessary training. 

  • Participates in the development and fulfillment of contract requirements in the purchase or sale/delivery of equipment, materials, products or services
  • Evaluates contract compliance and advises others on contractual rights and obligations
  • Requests or approves amendments to contract terms or contract extensions
  • Prepares bids or requests for proposals, including specifications and requirements
  • Negotiates contractterms and participates in the determination of acceptable bids
  • Supports our team with negotiating various international contracts related to the aircraft management and charter business, including aircraft financing agreements
  • Updates Jet Aviation’s various General Terms and Conditions templates
  • Will serve as Jet Aviation’s Data Protection Officer
  • Strong track-record of operating in a global matrixed organization
  • Solid understanding and previous experience with US and/or Swiss Law and contract law
  • Bachelors or similar four-year degree from an accredited university
  • English fluency, with preferred additional knowledge of legal terminology in German and English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Results driven – able to execute with high personal accountability
  • Customer focused – externally focused - strong market perspective
  • High business and financial acumen
  • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong personal interpersonal skills corresponding with Jet Aviation’s values of Honesty, Trust, Transparency, and Alignment
  • Capacity for complex thinking and learning quickly
  • Flexibility and ability to recognize and follow priorities in complex and challenging situations
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and to be a self-starter
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
Human Resources