Learning & Development Manager for Aviation Certification (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 crew during this flight: 

We are a dynamic and highly engaged team striving for empowering every member of the team and giving room for taking ownership. We truly live L&D every day by sharing knowledge with each other for example by conducting regular "learning nuggets". Smooth and efficient cooperation even remote.

Your mission during this flight:

Help with ensuring that the entire Volocopter workforce is sufficiently qualified to fulfil aviation authorities’ requirements and master the current as well as the medium and long-term challenges. Assisting with creating and shaping an environment at Volocopter where people are engaged and enabled to learn, develop, and grow. Being the first point of contact from Learning & Development side to assist the business (certification areas) to design and implement learning & development needs for their staff.

  • You manage the strategic and operational link between aviation regulations and Learning & Development
  • You identify and research needs to be based on which to design, develop, implement, and evaluate organizational and customised L&D offers with a focus on Certification, Compliance, Risk & Safety as well as Quality
  • End-to-end L&D accountability for assigned L&D categories: Organize training, facilitate the purchasing process, monitor training performance, evaluate the success of training measures, continuously improve processes and offers, consult learners and managers
  • You conjoin with stakeholders, and learning providers, and calls for proposal for successful program delivery
  • You assist and empower internal Subject Matter Experts and trainers in bringing their knowledge to Volocopter employees in a pedagogically meaningful way

Check in your professional skills:

  • Profound knowledge on educational science
  • Proven Project and Stakeholder Management skills
  • Proven knowledge and experience in a certified aviation environment: Terms like DOA, POA, MOA and related qualification requirements are known to you
  • Strong ability to comprehend business needs and translate them into successful learning solutions
  • Good business English AND German communication skills (written and spoken) 

Preferred skills:

  • Strong ability of business consulting and engaging working hand in hand
  • Strategic and analytical solution focused mindset
  • Hands-on mentality
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.

Learning & Development Manager for Aviation Certification (m/f/d)

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