Project Manager & Executive Assistant to the CPO

Volocopter

Bruchsal, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Administration
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • 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:

You will be a member of the People & Organization Department and operate in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment which requires resilience, flexibility, adaptability and initiative, as well as excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. This role acts as a key support to the CPO; on the one hand, facilitating the CPO's implementation of the HR strategy by managing the execution of projects with a strong bias towards delivery. On the other hand, managing the CPO’s day-to-day activities, including but not limited to travel arrangements, scheduling and organizing meeting logistics. 

  • Identify key strategic priorities, map calendar/time commitments against priorities, map stakeholder network and develop engagement plans
  • Coordinate special projects and support Board of Directors material preparation
  • Take meeting minutes and ensure action items from the meeting are executed
  • Connect work streams that would otherwise remain siloed
  • Track Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) within the P&O team and assure timely deliverables and reports of the department’s performance against OKRs 
  • Provide definition and execution of strategic operational projects and initiatives
  • Interact regularly with key stakeholders, acting as a designee in the absence of the CPO, providing guidance and counsel on HR related matters and engaging with the P&O Leadership team
  • Drive for decisions when appropriate to ensure the HR strategy advances in a timely and collaborative manner
  • Manage all meetings, workshops and event logistics
  • Facilitate incoming and outgoing communication including email traffic – flagging items for follow-up, responding as appropriate and saving priority files to shared folders
  • Process invoices and expense reports, internal and external meeting bookings and receptions
  • Organize all domestic and international travel arrangements ensuring a smooth travel (ground transportation as well as hotel arrangements, passport and visa requirements)

Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

Required skills

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related field 
  • At least 3 years experience working in HR and in an administrative support role
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Teams)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in German and English
  • Strong data interpretation, management and analysis
  • Anticipate needs and catch problems before they arise
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; preserving relationships and positive regard
  • Critical thinking with outstanding judgement

Preferred skills

  • Experience as a Project Manager / Executive Assistant
  • Experience in aviation/tech industry

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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