Aviation Business Manager

Volocopter

Singapore
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 04/01/2021
  • Website: volocopter.com
  • Company Address: Zeiloch 20, Bruchsal, 76646

About Volocopter

The Volocopter is the world’s first purely electric flying multicopter, which is able to transport people. It flies eco-friendly, emission-free, quiet and safe. As autonomous version, the Volocopter is the answer to the tough mobility challenges our megacities are facing today, and it makes the dream of flying come true for all of us.

Job Description

Company Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As a member of the Volocopter Southeast Asia Team, you are responsible for planning, validating, and executing all operational elements required for the approved commercial air transport service, from the initial preparatory phase, throughout the evaluation/commissioning phase, and finally into the official launch.

Reporting to the Head of Singapore & BD Southeast Asia, you will organize the operational setup activities including local engagements with various ecosystem partners, coordinating facility/site visits, planning resources for future operations, and navigating the work assignments of the detailed launch plan. 
You have a hands-on, can-do attitude and you are willing to go the extra mile to make sure that business needs are met. 

  • In close coordination with HQ Ops Team, plan, validate and execute the operational requirements for Singapore in terms of the Air Operating Certificate (AOC) including:
    • Flight Operations 
    • VoloPort Operations
    • Maintenance/Hangar Operations
    • Passenger Service Operations
  • Orchestrate the Singapore launch activities as the primary “boots on ground” individual securing the necessary partnerships and contracts for operational sites, facilities, and equipment
  • Establish the operational ecosystem network including logistics, technical support, spare parts inventory, agency/contracting services, AOG readiness, equipment availability, and all other support services to sustain the operations
  • Develop, document, and implement business budgets, processes, and procedures

Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

Required skills: 

  • Minimum 5-8 years experience in an aviation role, preferably with airlines/air charter AOC or MRO operations
  • Academic degree in aerospace, engineering, business, or comparable study program
  • Experience in planning, budgeting, and coordinating complex projects
  • Excellent command in spoken and written English and 1 other Asian language
  • Ability and willingness to work in an agile and fast-growing organization 

 Preferred skills: 

  • Deep knowledge of CAAS regulatory process including flight operations; continued airworthiness; crew licensing and training; heliport/ground operations; and maintenance
  • Actively engaged with the aviation industry in Singapore
  • Knowledge and experience of doing business in Singapore 

Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Fasten your seat belt and take-off with an awesome team as we bring urban air mobility to life!

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