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Certification and Airworthiness Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH118037
  • Location: England, Hampshire
  • Sector: Certification / Airworthiness, Aerospace
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 12/12/2017
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Job Title: Certification and Airworthiness Manager
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Location: Hampshire

My client is entering the final stages of what has been a ground-breaking project for the company. As a result they require a Certification and Airworthiness Manager to ensure that the UAV they have designed adheres to the regulatory and airworthiness standards that are required.


*Ensure that the design solutions meet certification and airworthiness requirements throughout the design process and to facilitate an effective relationship with the design teams.
*Assess and Develop a baseline certification basis and overall certification strategy for the platform
*Work with Regulatory Authorities to implement and influence the certification strategy within the wider international UAV regulation environment
*Ensure that any reported failures, malfunctions and defects associated with the project are assessed in line with the responsibilities of a Design Approval holder to determine the effects on Continued Airworthiness.
*Ensure any necessary corrective actions are carried out in an appropriate timescale


*Degree in a relevant field or equivalent industry experience
*A strong aviation background based in the design/engineering discipline
*A broad engineering knowledge of aircraft airframe and systems
*A working knowledge of EASA IR 21J DOA obligations
*A good working knowledge of certification codes
*A good working knowledge of and well-practiced in continued airworthiness procedures
*Experience in Safety Occurrence Reporting and Mandatory Occurrence Report Management
*An understanding of Aircraft System and Software Safety Analysis processes
*Knowledge of military certification
*Working knowledge of EASA Part M and Part 145 Regulation
*Experience of working with Regulatory Authorities such as the MAA, CAA, EASA

If you are interested in being considered for the above Certification and Airworthiness Manager vacancy then please do submit an application.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.