|Job Title:||UAS Operations Policy Specialist|
|Category:||Innovation, Strategy and Policy|
|Salary:||Up to £55K dependent on skills and experience|
|Job Description PDF :||View Description|
The CAA - Enhancing Aviation Safety Through Better Regulation
The CAA is the UK's aviation regulator. The CAA is recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse and enable the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards. The CAA prides itself on its ability to adapt to the constantly changing aviation environment.
Here at the CAA we offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive Pensions scheme and much more.
To work as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policy Team as a policy specialists.
To develop and maintain a regulatory framework for the oversight of all aspects of aviation policy, with a focus on operational aspects relating to UAS operating in UK airspace, in accordance with the CAA's Values and Behaviours (Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Clarity, Learning and Drive).
To inform, initiate, support and/or contribute to ISP programmes, policy development and related work packages by providing specialist knowledge on UAS.
To ensure policies are proportionate, in accordance with the Better Regulation Principles, relevant and in line with national and international regulations.
What we are looking for
• Specialist subject matter experience in UAS operations, and the associated systems and processes.
• An appreciation of the broader aviation matters including airspace, Air Traffic Management and flight operations with relevant practical experience and qualifications.
• An Awareness of relevant UK, European and global legislation (e.g. ICAO, FAA, EASA EU Regulations) and standards setting bodies and appropriate levels in Performance Based Regulation, Safety Management Systems, Regulatory Impact Assessment, Human Factors, Better Regulation, risk assessment and project management.
• The ideal candidate will be a good team worker with a flexible and adaptable work ethos, an analytical persona with an eye for detail but with the ability to think laterally and cut through complexity and the affinity to propose novel ways of working and see them through. This will require the ability to participate in and interact with multi-discipline teams within the UK, and multi-national teams in the international arena.
• We are looking for someone with excellent communications skills across all levels and to produce concise, unambiguous discussion papers for presentation at various bodies within the CAA and Industry.
If you'd like the opportunity to influence air operating regulations for the UK and Europe and work for a respected worldwide regulatory authority, please get in contact.
Working with us
The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications.
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.
Interview Dates: W/c 7th May 2018
|Closing Date:||26th April 2018|
This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.
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