Agile Product Manager - Function Owner Aircraft System (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 bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. 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 piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As Agile Product Manager (Function Owner Aircraft System) you will coordinate schedules, acceptance criteria's and priorities with Solution Management and align with product owners in a customer-centric approach and you will contribute to business agility and work closely with the System Aircraft Architect. Your responsibilities will be:

  • To identify and define solution needs (understand customer needs)
  • To ensure product completeness, understand the solution context
  • To develop and communicate the product vision, roadmap, and features required to meet these needs
  • To manage and prioritize the flow of work
  • To participate in Program Increment (PI) planning (pre-and-post)
  • To define and release program increments
  • To work with system architect/engineering to understand enabler work
  • To collaborate with solution management
  • To do leadership for aircraft and system teams
  • To manage Systems Management tasks and enablers (e.g., mature processes).

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in aviation (or related discipline)
  • Product Management Certification (SAFe)
  • Minimum of 3-6 years of proven experience in SAFe (large solution projects)
  • Customer centric mindset
  • Outstanding leadership competencies in combination with profound knowledge in people management
  • Ability to see the "big picture", connect and collaborate system-wide, and is an exceptional communicator
  • Outstanding organizing ability in combination with a hands-on attitude
  • Good writing and speaking skills in English, excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Available to travel, if/as required

Preferred skills:

  • Project management certificate (PRINCE2, PMP, IPMA Level C,...)
  • Proven experience in aeronautical projects
  • Hands-on experience in engineering and processes (Requirements Management, Value Engineering)
  • Hands-on experience in different design and development cycles.
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.


Agile Product Manager - Function Owner Aircraft System (m/f/d)

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