Manager Customer, Project and Structured Finance Airbus Defence and Space

  • Getafe
  • Airbus

Job Description :

A vacancy for a Manager Customer, Project and Structured Finance has arisen within Airbus Defence and Space , Getafe (Madrid).


Responsible for the development and implementation of customer-oriented and efficient sales financing solutions to secure and enable Airbus Defence and Space (AD) sales along Airbus Group principles and guidelines.

Development of efficient, innovative, customer-oriented sales financing solutions on a limited or nonrecourse basis via Banking, Financial and Capital markets for Airbus Defence and Space (AD) customers worldwide.

Identify banks and financial institutions in line with Airbus Group and divisional guidelines as well as established criteria for a potential mandate on deal basis.

Implementation and negotiation of international financings with customers, banks, lessors, investors and export credit agencies (ECA)

Securing the maximum governmental support from major ECAs for the AD export sales campaigns and contracts

Fostering banks and ECA relationships

Overall AD targets contribution through :

Secure and support AD turnover and performance targets, through the implementation of various financing solutions in line with corporate targets

Protect AD / Airbus Balance Sheet, by limiting AD / Airbus risk exposure from sales financing

Secure AD cash targets through the negotiation of favorable and secured payment terms with the customer, banks, ECAs, private insurances and law firms

Boost AD sales by developing innovative financing solutions through co-operations with the external financial community

Support the Group Ethics & Compliance process to secure access to ECA coverage

Job Holder Requirements

University degree preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Law or Engineering from reputable international or local universities

Minimum10 years experience in a bank, ECA or in similar roles at another corporate

Strong commercial acumen

Strong interpersonal and (internal) customer management skills : Inter-functional, cross-divisional and international interaction : the AD customer base is widespread in different countries from institutional to commercial.

This requires a high degree of flexibility and intercultural adaptation to the different customer profiles

Strong team player

Specific knowledge : extended knowledge in International Finance or Trade and Export Finance; Asset and Cash-Flow Based Finance;

Knowledge of PPP / PFI, concessions and acquisition and project financing structures / contracts would be a plus

Fluency in both verbal and written English

Avaibility to travel, when necessary



Airbus is a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a worldwide scale, pioneering sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world.

With around 130,000 employees and as the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader, Airbus is at the forefront of the aviation industry, connecting people and places via air and space.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Last but not least, the company has been awarded with the Top Employers Spain 2024 certification and " Top Employers Europe 2024 " by Top Employers Institute.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Company :

Airbus Defence and Space SAU

Employment Type : Permanent


Experience Level : Professional


Job Family : Treasury