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Job titleHead of Program
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary90,000 - 140,000 GBP
LocationUK West
Bonus PackageBonus Package
Job description

Do you have prior aviation experience? Our client, an innovative green aviation start-up, is looking for a Head of Program to join their team in Gloucestershire.


The role

As Head of Program, you’ll develop a strong understanding of technical and certification requirements of electric motors and energy sources, supporting the technology vision for our clients’ product portfolio. You will be leading a cross-functional team and influence the design decisions for current and future systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the design, development, validation, production and test of our clients’ solutions
  • Ensuring each project is delivered on-time and on-budget
  • Identifying key company processes and improvements
  • Influencing the design decisions of systems
  • Communicating technical content to customers
  • Being an active member of the Leadership Team

The requirements

You will have extensive aviation experience, as well as…

  • Degree level educated in a relevant subject
  • Background in aircraft engines Research and Development
  • New product development and sustainability experience
  • Proven track record in international business leadership
  • P&L management background
  • Proven negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • High level of expertise in analysing, reporting, and presenting


Important information

FMC Contact for this role: James B Watson (

Reference number: 11135

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