Certification Validation Expert – Middle East (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

Working as a Certification Validation Expert – Middle East in the Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team, you will coordinate Volocopter’s involvement with our local partners, stakeholders and regulators to ensure Volocopter`s successful international rollout in this region but also globally.

In close collaboration with our Team, you will shape company regulatory strategies, influence on Volocopter’s mission on all political and aviation regulators levels and explore UAM relevant technical fields in order to ensure Volocopter’s products development.

  • Manage airworthiness and operational validations of Volocopter products internationally, especially in Middle East region
  • Act as Volocopter point of contact for certifications validations, both internally and externally towards the Aviation Authorities
  • Ensure internal coordination and information flow between Policy & Regulatory Team, Airworthiness Team, Operations Team, Commercial Team and other Volocopter teams
  • Support our Policy & Regulatory Team in policy making, developing relationships with regulators and influencing rulemaking and standardization activities, to ensure Volocopter’s role as an industry leader, with particular focus on Middle East.

Check in your professional skills:

  • At least 3 years of experience in aircraft certification, international cooperation or regulatory/ public affairs in the aerospace domain
  • You are familiar with type certification or type certification validation processes
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally effectively with airworthiness and operations colleagues
  • You embody a safety-first approach

Preferred skills:

  • You have working experience with aviation regulators or governmental bodies, preferably in Middle East countries
  • You are familiar with UAS/ UAM regulations in EASA Member States and globally
  • You are familiar with relevant UAM/UAS technologies & disciplines such as e.g., Connectivity, Autonomy, AI, Airspace integration, vertiports, aviation law;
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Certification Validation Expert – Middle East (m/f/d)

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