Design & Certification Specialist – Oversight & Equipment

Civil Aviation Authority

The UK's aviation regulator,

Requirements of the role

We are the UK’s aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field.  Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, priding ourselves on our ability to adapt in a continually evolving aviation environment.

The Role

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is continuing to expand its team of Design and Certification Specialists (D&C) to support our state of design responsibility for traditional fixed/rotary wing and innovative air vehicles.

The Oversight & Equipment team are looking for an aerospace industry professional with relevant experience to develop into a Design and Certification Oversight Specialist to undertake the Performance Based Regulatory Oversight of approved airworthiness organisations and individuals.

You will deliver outcome focussed oversight that applies Performance Based Oversight principles and meets statutory compliance obligations and may also undertake project work or deliver training as required.

You will establish relationships and influence industry partners and senior post holders to continually improve safety performance, risk, and compliance, which will require regular travel across the UK and occasionally overseas.

We collaborate and work flexibly to support the work of our colleagues within the Safety and Airspace Regulation Group (SARG) and other areas of the CAA. It’s this spirit of partnership and teamwork that allows us to rise to the challenge and foster an encouraging work environment.

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 Contract type

Full time, Permanent



 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date