Airspace Modernisation Project Delivery Specialist

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Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority


SALARY: Upto £55,000 depending on experience

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Security Level Required: BPSS


Passionate about aviation and ready to redefine its future? Imagine being at the heart of pioneering the next era in aviation and aerospace , where your work influences exciting projects such as the evolution of drones and advanced aerial technologies. This is your opportunity to join the UK Civil Aviation Authority, an organisation that is not just a regulator, but a visionary in an industry that connects the world. You'll be instrumental in shaping the skies of tomorrow. It is a chance to be part of a groundbreaking journey in aviation and aerospace. If you're seeking a career that combines innovation, impact, and the thrill of progress, then join our team - where each member is a catalyst for change, in an environment that thrives on collaboration and visionary thinking.


The Role


You will be play a key role in coordinating the successful delivery of  key high-profile projects within the Airspace Modernisation Delivery Team, and will  work closely with the Airspace Classification and Future Systems Team Principals to bring project management discipline to ensure that their respective workstreams are delivered. You will provide effective planning, project governance, risk, issue and dependency management, whilst working within the organisation’s standard governance and processes. This is a hands-on position which will rely on you having excellent communication skills to enable effective and regular engagement with key stakeholders. 


About You


Experienced in managing business projects throughout the whole life cycle. Ideally, working in a regulatory or policy development setting.



  • Exceptional planner  and ability to create and manage project plans
  • Experienced and capable in managing relationships with stakeholders up to Senior Manager level both internally and externally
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels
  • Comfortable within a team enviroment, collaborating, positively and constructively. 
  • Focused on the delivery of objectives, outcomes and results
  • Confident to deliver rationales for key decisions, and able to challenge and influence across a broad level of stakeholders.  
  • Effective decision maker and able to focus and deliver solutions. 
  • Confident to work within tight timelines, and varied deliverables.



  • Experienced in change programmes and project portfolio environments
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Aviation and Aerospace Industry , along with the role and operating environment of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA )
  • Understanding or an awareness of procurement .
  • Formal Project Management qualifications such as Prince 2, APM or Agile



Working With Us:

We are on a journey towards being increasingly adaptable, where our colleagues collaborate as part of cross-functional teams. This approach ensures we never stop learning together. It also means that you may become involved in activities that take you out of your day-to-day role, providing you with opportunities to develop and grow your career with us.

We have embraced hybrid working and offer flexible working patterns, being open to having a conversation about what works for you. We know where and when we work is important in achieving a work-life balance.
We are passionate about diversity and ensuring all are included at the CAA. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone.


Our Values:

Do The Right Thing, Never Stop Learning, Build Collaborative Relationships, Respect Everyone – For more information please visit the CAA Values channel in Teams.


Additional Information:


The CAA values high ethical standards and personal integrity among employees. If invited for interview you will be asked to declare any interests that may be become relevant owing to the role change.

Closing Date: 26th Feb 2024
Interviews: TBC 

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