Program Manager - R&T Projects Aviation (m/f/d)

Airport Oberpfaffenhofen Permanent Full-time 2023-0156

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

  • Accountability for all R&T project assigned to you and control accounts
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of R&T project assigned to you  to ensure successful program execution
  • Develop and monitor program baselines and performance, risk, opportunities, cost & schedule
  • Define, secure, organize and  budgets and schedule essential for the successful completion of all R&T projects assigned
  • Develop good internal/external communication systems
  • Ensure that R&T Project  requirements, purposes, objectives, and expectations are communicated and flowed-down to the internal team and subcontractors
  • Resolve conflicts, demands and priorities on assigned projects as needed
  • Work unplanned program issues to a best solution, including development of plans-forward, escalation and adapt budget and schedule , as required
  • Effectively communicate program status to  R&T PMO leadership and Chief Engineer
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with engineering, operations, contracts, subcontracts, finance, security, staffing, and procurement
  • For supplier project management, responsibilities will focus on managing the cost, schedule and technical performance of key vendors

You’ll bring this with you

  • The ideal candidate will possess leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff, peers, suppliers and leadership within the organization
  • B.S /B.A. in Engineering, Science or Mathematics or equivalent with 5-10 years of relevant aerospace industry experience
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully leading engineering, development, test and certification projects 
  • Experience managing innovative solutions to technical problems
  • Experience working  and managing multiple stakeholders relationships with  Engineering, Operations, Integrated Supply Chain, and Quality
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with time-critical requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience implementing, EVMS, Risk & Opportunity Management, and IMS tools and processes (Microsoft Project is a plus)
  • Successful demonstration of preparing, managing and presenting required Gate reviews to leadership
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • R&T Project manager roles additionally require experience successfully managing vendors - generating SOWs, evaluating proposals, performing source selections, evaluating and leading the cost, schedule and technical performance of suppliers

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