Head of Program (m/f/d) – R&T Projects

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2021-0221

This is what drives you

You have a clear idea of what you want: To contribute to the vision of safe and energy-efficient flying, in a team of like-minded aviation enthusiasts who are determined to shape the future of aviation.

This is what you can do

Within the Deutsch Aircraft programe organisation establishing and leading the Program Office for R&T Projects:

  • Definition of project team key functions and securing build-up of team competencies & skills
  • Establishing Project Management framework for planning, execution and controlling of the research activities
  • In collaboration with Chief Engineering Research Team and interfacing functions, such as Supply Chain, Finance, Quality, and Industrial taking the responsibility to define and to establish
       - PM planning, controlling and reporting governance
       - PM templates & tools securing lean planning, execution and controlling
       - digital visual management dashboards for programme KPIs monitoring
       - continuous consolidated reporting of program overall performance status
  • A key element is to establish and maintain the interface to governmental and public research institutes for research projects
         - Maintain regular communication within the governmental and research community 
         - Lead the process for application of public funded research projects
         - Secure adequate reporting within the research stakeholder community 
  • Organization and moderation of regular programme progress reviews as well as aircraft development milestones reviews

You’ll bring this with you

  • B.S /B.A. in Engineering, MBA or equivalent with 5-10 years of relevant aerospace industry experience (PMI certification or equivalent Aircraft OEM PM certification is a plus)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing public funded projects and establishing network to the related stakeholder
  • Successful demonstration of preparing, managing and presenting consolidated programme status reporting to leadership
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with time-critical requirements and displaying a strong affinity to process management, digitalisation and agile way of working
  • Strong presentation and oral communication skills
  • Due to collaboration to German government and public institutes excellent German language skills are mandatory

This is who we are

We are an aircraft manufacturer with a strong heritage looking to continue our story. Headquartered to the west of Munich, we are recognized by international aviation authorities as a development, manufacturing and maintenance company, That is why today we are focusing our full energy on developing and manufacturing a new generation of technically advanced aircraft in Germany. Share with us the vision and ambition to drive the transformation of flying and to make our contribution to safe and energy-efficient air transport.

We are looking forward to your application!

Deutsche Aircraft GmbH
Human Resources
Airport Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Weßling - Germany