FAAM Aviation Assurance Manager

University of Leeds

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Do you have got expertise working in high quality assurance? Are you searching for an thrilling alternative to play a central position in growing and implementing new approaches to high quality assurance? Would you relish the possibility to contribute to the profitable operation of a singular atmospheric science analysis facility? In that case, we wish to hear from you!

The FAAM Airborne Laboratory (FAAM) is a world-class analysis facility devoted to the development of atmospheric science. We function a specifically tailored analysis plane managed by a singular staff of scientists, engineers, flight technicians and mission managers, offering an entire bundle of assist for the scientific neighborhood.

The capabilities are extensively reliant on state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation, usually uniquely customised to be used on the plane, which is deployed all through the world. All of the science instrumentation and electronics is licensed below CAA laws to be protected for aviation purposes in a safety-critical atmosphere.

We function inside a posh contractual and regulatory atmosphere. The plane is owned by UK Analysis and Innovation (UKRI); funded by the Pure Surroundings Analysis Council (NERC); leased by the College of Leeds; licensed, maintained and operated by a business organisation; and managed on behalf of all events by the Nationwide Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). FAAM is at the moment enterprise a £49m Mid-Life Improve (MLU) to ship a spread of upgrades and enhancements to the plane, instrumentation, floor based mostly infrastructure and staff, extending its helpful working life to 2040.   

As FAAM Aviation Assurance Supervisor, you may be on the coronary heart of all FAAM assurance actions. Working intently with the Head of FAAM and supported by NERC-appointed aviation security and assurance specialists, you’ll present assurance to the plane house owners and funders, plane leaseholder, and customers. You’ll work with business companions together with the sort certificates holders, upkeep suppliers and plane operators. You may be a key member of the FAAM management staff and can work with colleagues who specialize in operations, instrumentation, technical coordination, security and environmental sustainability, to develop and handle assurance in each facet of FAAM operations, together with the £49m Mid-Life Improve Undertaking. 

You’ll work intently with the NCAS High quality Supervisor (when appointed) to make sure administration of high quality, and reporting on high quality is intently allied with assurance necessities and processes. Collectively, you’ll be certain that high quality administration and assurance is embedded throughout all areas of FAAM operations.

It is a new position for the FAAM Airborne Laboratory and as such offers an thrilling alternative for an skilled high quality assurance skilled to establish, develop and implement high quality assurance techniques, processes and requirements throughout all areas of FAAM operations. You’ll have wonderful facilitation, diplomacy and communication abilities, and can be adept at nurturing and sustaining a posh community of stakeholders. In return, we provide a pleasant and supportive working atmosphere the place you may be actively inspired to develop your skilled abilities and competencies.

Though the position can be employed by the College of Leeds, will probably be wholly embedded throughout the FAAM staff based mostly at Cranfield College.

To discover the put up additional or for any queries you will have, please contact:

Alan Woolley, Head of the FAAM Airborne Laboratory

E mail: [email protected]

Location:  Cranfield
School/Service:  School of Surroundings
Faculty/Institute:  Nationwide Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS)
Class:  Skilled & Managerial
Grade 8

£45,585 to £54,395
Working Time:  100%
Put up Kind: 

Full Time
Contract Kind:  Ongoing
Launch Date:  Monday 20 November 2023
Closing Date:  Tuesday 02 January 2024
Interview Date: 
Tuesday 16 January 2024
Reference:  ENVNC1016
Downloads:  Candidate Temporary
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