Regulatory Compliance Manager

Regulatory Compliance Manager

Job Title: Regulatory Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £45 per hour
Start Date: 04/01/21
Reference: 897056_1608301734
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2020 14:28

Job Description

Our client based in the Farnborough area is looking for a Regulatory Compliance Manager to join their team for an initial 12 month contract.

The successful applicant will join TOQAU Zephyr Product Assurance team. Please note, you need to hold an active SC clearance for this role.

The Zephyr team includes an integrated Product Assurance (Quality Management) system which supports the internal organisations which deliver against regulatory requirements. The Regulatory Compliance Manager is responsible for monitoring compliance, maintaining regulatory requirements as changes are published by the regulators and identifying any changes necessary within the business to sustain compliance with the programmes aviation approvals.

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
*Ensure the Zephyr internal organisations operate in accordance with regulatory requirements, resulting in the Air System supplied by the business complying with applicable Global and National legislation in respect of aviation regulatory requirements.
*Interface with external regulatory authorities where necessary to understand new regulatory standards. (NPA, NAA, and RN's).
*Define and implement a regulatory compliance policy for the Zephyr programme.
*Providing verification to the Head of Product Assurance that all activities required have been properly completed.
*Establishing and maintaining the compliance matrix to provide evidence of compliance in the programme.
*Actively engage management and staff across the Zephyr programme on regulatory compliance.
*Directly reports to the Programme Accountable Manager (AM) for all Compliance Monitoring concerns.
*Ensure awareness is effectively communicated within the Zephyr business, especially with key stakeholder in the Zephyr organisations.
*Deliver SMART reports and presentations to the Zephyr management team, demonstrating a link between assurance activity and the overall business performance. (SSG and SRB).
*Delivers a monthly Regulatory Compliance Monitoring status update to the AM.
*Coordinate internal improvement activities relating to regulatory compliance, acting as a 'Change Agent' to coach and steer improvements within the programme.
*Conducting and/or coordinating training at all levels.
*Carry out internal/external regulatory compliance audits and manage all findings through to closure.
*Assists the Head of Product Assurance on all ISO 9001 Compliance requirements as required.
*Updates the Product Assurance Team at a weekly meeting on Regulatory Compliance status.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
*Solid and related experience with demonstrable ability to achieve results, ideally established in a previous Aircraft Maintenance, Design, or Flight Operations environment.
*Strong understanding and UK MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP). CFAOS, MAOS, and DAOS).
*Strong understanding of FAA, CASA, EASA, and CAA regulations for RPAS Design, Maintenance, Continuing Airworthiness, and Flight Operations.
*Experience in conducting or coordinating regulatory compliance audits.
*Qualified ISO 9001 / AS9100 Lead Auditor
*Understanding of Airbus business and UAS market.
*Communicate openly & honestly at all levels of the business.
*Pragmatic approach to ensure scalable application of key requirements to the whole Zephyr business.
*Proven delivery as a change agent with credibility and demonstrated ability to positively influence.
*Experienced working in a multi-function team and coordinating between multiple business areas.
*Presentation, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
*Able to commit to UK, European and International travel, sometimes for extended periods to support global flight operations requirements.
*The ability to interpret current and future regulatory requirements and provide a proportionate acceptable means of compliance for the Zephyr UAS.

Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 12 months
SC clearance
Farnborough + remote working

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.