Trials Management Officer

Permanent, F/T


Salary DOE

We are currently seeking a MEP – Trials Management Officer to join our friendly and exceptionally talented Capability Development Team.

The role will be reporting to the Head of Flight Trials and will contribute to all aspects of the Capability Development’s Trials process, varying from project and customer management, to bid writing and even business development.

This will predominantly be based at Doncaster alongside the Capability Development’s Part 21J Organisation and will involve flying from Humberside. Occasional travel to other company sites and client locations will be required, along with the requirement to work weekends when necessary. It is important to note, support to Trial’s activity may take place from any company location and deployed locations to meet customer requirements.

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The role’s key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Knowledge of aviation practices, preferably both civil and military
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and intelligently support other team members at meetings with clients, with the inclusion of senior military and Government staff
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a UK security clearance
  • UK CPL (A) MEP IR or B200 type rating
  • A demonstrable knowledge of military aircraft systems and their employment
  • Experience in project management, or similar support function experience within a fast paced and rapidly changing aviation environment
  • Good IT skills, including the ability use Microsoft Office
  • Bid-Writing, customer support and building of relationships in multiple business areas

The successful candidate will have the following skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Emotional intelligence, resilience, and motivated team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of flight trail’s philosophy and best practices
  • Experience in Risk and Safety Management
  • GD Aerosystems Course graduate or engineering equivalent
  • Understanding of multi-engine turbine and multi-engine piston operation
  • A demonstrable knowledge of Part 21 and Part 145 regulations or a willingness to undertake training to become competent in these areas
  • Ability to complete Bid-Writing, Non-disclosure Agreements and Contracts

In addition, applicants will have to prove automatic right to work in the UK, whilst holding or be eligible to obtain a UK security clearance.

In return we can offer you a competitive salary dependant on previous experience, generous holiday allowance, private health care and a company pension. In addition, you will become an Employee Owner as part of our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

Applications by way of CV and cover letter to

Please note: Candidates must be flexible to work across varying locations as per operational demands.

2Excel is committed to promoting equitable treatment, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion in our recruitment processes and among our workforce.  We are proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.