Sales Director Aftermarket Services


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Hybrid
Job Category:  Sales
Career Level:  Professional
Requisition Id:  2446

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Position Summary

As part of our growth strategy, Jet Aviation is looking for an ambitious and self-motivated Sales Director Aftermarket Services with a background in the (business) aviation industry. You will be accountable to engage with potential new customers offering spare parts, component repairs, engineering services and production solutions. You will achieve this together with our Aftermarket Sales & Services, Shops and Engineering teams. This is an exciting opportunity to drive expansion in the booming business aviation industry in line with our business growth strategy.

Do you have what it takes to help customers bring their flight and maintenance operations to a higher level? Are you a business-oriented person with a nose for opportunities? Do you want to have an impact in the exciting world of business aviation?

Then this is the right job for you!

Your Mission

  • Manage and develop our existing portfolio of customers with new products and services
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities and partnerships with new customers
  • Negotiate contracts in line with our pricing policy and terms and conditions
  • Identify market needs that can help develop our capability and subsequently provide added value to our customers
  • Full accountability for achieving sales objectives for the Aftermarket organization
  • Effectively represents Jet Aviation in front of customers, OEMs, partners, etc.
  • Regular customer visits and built-up of relevant network in the relevant market segments with respect to customers, decision-makers, authorities, partners, representatives
  • Strong cross selling attitude to support other lines of business
  • Minimum of 30% travel activities are required 
  • Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network

Your Profile

  • At least 7 years of proven experience in the aviation spare parts/component repairs industry within a sales/business development role
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of trends in the (business) aviation industry
  • Business and strategic oriented mindset with the ability to translate customer needs into solutions
  • Customer centric attitude
  • Used to work in a matrix organization
  • Strong communication, presentation and customer facing skills
  • Able to lead without having direct reports
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, business or related field. Master degree is a plus
  • Excellent English skills in verbal and written. French and/or German is a plus
  • Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (Trust, Alignment, Honesty, Transparency)

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.