NGFD Type Certification Manager

Job title: NGFD Type Certification Manager

Company: Airbus

Job description: Future Combat Air System (FCAS)/New Generation Fighter Demostrator (NGFD) is the latest European co development program intended to provide the future defence capabilities for European Defence sovereignty. A position is opened as Type Certification Manager as to manage the required activates for First Flight & Certification of this program within Airbus DS SAU perimeter reporting to the Head of EFA & Special Projects within Airworthiness Domain.

Main job duties and responsibilities:

Manage all activities of NGFD/FACS (Certification Basis, Processes settlement, Means of Compliance, Permit to Fly, Type Certificaiton)

Plan the required activities for the successful achievement of the program objectives

Manage the involved Airworthiness Authorities (DGAM & other Nations Authorities)

Lead the Airworthiness Work Package for the NGFD.

Work closely with NGFD CE to ensure adequate consideration of AW topics and requirements.

Support the Integrator for the Airworthiness & Product Integrity CoC ensuring coordination and guidance for all other domains within the CoC.

Lead the NGFD team for the completion of the planned activities OTCQ.

Identify areas of potential improvement and develop practical recommendations.


Bachelor’s degree on Engineering (Aerospace a plus)

Previous working experience in Engineering and Airworthiness related matters

Experience with dealing with Airworthiness Authorities and/or customers.

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

Effective negotiation skills.

Advanced level of English with oral fluency.

Microsoft Office and administration advanced skills.

Empathic, positive and proactive attitude, problem solving and critical thinking.

Curious (never stops learning), team player.

Track record of managing new ideas and creative solutions.

Ability to manage and prioritize your workload in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.


Responsibility, leading the solution to challenges


This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Expected salary:

Location: Getafe, Madrid

Job date: Sat, 08 May 2021 06:59:15 GMT

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