Flight Operations Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time position – Starting date: asap – Location: Darmstadt/Germany
Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals!

We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day.

Currently, we are looking for a Flight Operations Manager to support the Flight Operations Department with the implementation of new EU / EASA regulations on unmanned aircraft systems.

 What You’ll Do

  • Taking responsibility for a safe global flight operation
  • Requirement definition and setting of standards for Flight Operation according to EU acts 2019/945and 2019/947
  • Establishing an Operation Manual including Safety Management and Emergency Response Plan
  • Training and standardisation of flight operation personnel
  • Writing ConOps for the various projects in our worldwide activities including SORA (Specific Operational Risk Assessments)
  • Support other Team Leaders with regards to Quality Management

What You’ll Need:

  • Master’s degree in aviation, engineering or equivalent (orhold an CPL/ATPL License)
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in manned / unmanned aviation
  • Knowledge of EASA AIR Ops or equivalent
  • At least basic experience with unmanned vehicles
  • Experience with BVLOS flight operations beneficial
  • Knowledge of EASA Part-FCL would be beneficial
  • Fluent English skills and advanced MS-Office skills

What you’ll bring as a perfect candidate:

  • You are a team player.
  • You have a can-do mentality.
  • You believe that technology can have a positive impact on society and our future.

What We’ll Offer:

  • A highly motivated team
  • The exciting life of a fast-growing tech startup
  • The opportunity to develop and implement your own ideas
  • The active promotion of your personal and professional development
  • The chance to have a positive impact through your work
  • An extraordinary working environment