Head of Airworthiness (all gender)

Toulouse CDI

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À propos de Ascendance Flight Technologies

At Ascendance we are building tomorrow’s hybrid-electric aviation with ATEA, a unique Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft powered by STERNA, our in-house hybrid-electric propulsion system. We focus our efforts in designing an innovative, safe, silent, clean and affordable aircraft that will be able to blend into existing infrastructures and regulations to ease its deployment and maximise social acceptance.

If you are looking for a place where you will have a direct impact on very ambitious products, where you will work close to the hardware and where you can witness the result of your hard work quickly, board ATEA and come fly with us toward the future of aviation!

Le poste

Your role : 🔎

Directly reporting to the Head of Design Organization, you will be in charge of ensuring design and processes are compliant to certification requirements. You will be the liaison between the design organization and the Agency about flight permit and type certification processes.

Your main responsibilities will be : 

  • Consolidate overall certification strategy 
  • Preparation of certification program
  • Set up and manage DOA and POA processes
  • Ensure adequate human resources and training, especially CVEs
  • Interface with local and worldwide certification authorities
  • Ensure that all test programmes and compliance documents are prepared as necessary to show compliance with all certification requirements, as well as for completeness, and signing for release of the documents;

Where do we stand?

You will be entering the team during a crucial part of our development. Full scale testbenches are ongoing while full scale aircraft development is running at full speed with many issues to tackle regarding communications networks and associated developments. You will be working in an interdisciplinary team to find global compromise while being given a high level view of the aircraft and propulsion system’s requirements. 

Profil recherché

The job has been made for you if you : 🛠

  • Have strong experience (20+ years) in aerospace industry with minimum 5 years in an aircraft design organization in an Airworthiness role
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of Part 21, Part M & Part 145 and corresponding EASA regulations
  • General knowledge of overall aircraft design and design convergence
  • An experience of DOA process set up is a plus
  • An experience of CS-23 and CS-27 certification requirements is a plus

We are meant to work together if you : 💚

  • Are sensitive to the climate change impacts
  • Have ability to work autonomously with a drive for initiative related to the start-up environment and work in a small team
  • Be solution and delivery-oriented 
  • You are a real team player who wants to build a big success story with us
  • You are passionate about new tech

What we offer : 

  • An international and dynamic team
  • A remote policy to allow you flexibility
  • Health insurance
  • A dynamic workplace providing equal opportunities for disability, gender equity… Everyone is welcome at Ascendance!

Recruitment process :🕐 

  • Application evaluations (CVs….)
  • Talent Interview
  • Technical Interview
  • Meet others Ascenders 
  • Reference check


Non-discrimination and diversity are our priorities. AFT is open to hire personalities with their own differences

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