Head of Engineering

Aeropeople Ltd Live
28th March 2024
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Head of Engineering
Salary:Competitive + car allowance + 20% bonus
Location: Stansted Airport (hybrid working)

We are looking for an experienced Head of Engineering to join our team. This role presents a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced business.
Established 20 years ago, Aeropeople combines Engineering Services (Line Maintenance, CAMO and Aircraft Tool Hire) and Recruitment Solutions. Our talented Engineering Services division is based at London Stansted Airport and is made up of both our Line Maintenance and CAMO teams and combines their numerous EASA and international regulatory approvals.
The Head of Engineering will report to the CEO and will be responsible for the overall leadership, management, support and direction of the operational functions and performance of line maintenance, tool lease and CAMO elements. You will have 2 direct reports (Line Maintenance Manager and Continuing Airworthiness Manager) and will be accountable for:
• Strategy development & business planning.
• Business Development - new and incumbent.
• Developing and maintaining key relationships with customers, external bodies, and authorities.
• Reshape the business to increase profitability.
• Leadership of the Line Maintenance & CAMO elements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Work as part of the senior management team to ensure all business objectives are met.
• Create and deliver strategic direction to drive profitability.
• Develop the budgets for each business stream to deliver growth.
• Business development - new customers, organisational diversification, cross selling all Company Services.
• Maintain existing relationships with external stakeholders - regulatory authorities, current customers.
• Expand an environment of continuous improvement.
• Pro-actively analyse operational metrics.
• Assist the Nominated Persons with maintaining a safe, compliant working environment.
• Identify risks and vulnerabilities relating to the business operation targets providing effective solutions.
• Manage and control manhours in conjunction with the respective managers.
• Manage individual performance, setting clear objectives.
• Longer term to take on the responsibility of Accountable Manager for Part 145 & CAMO.


• Negotiable salary dependent upon experience
• Car allowance
• Discretionary 20% annual bonus
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Generous company pension scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• Life Insurance (4x annual salary)
• Full time position (working 5 days per week over 7 day window)

About You:

• Operational leadership within aviation sector.
• Proven background in continuous improvement
• Experience with business development and contract management.
• Target Delivery: financial, strategic, developmental
• Significant management experience in team performance.
• Strong financial acumen with experience of budget production and analysis
• Leadership across different disciplines and environments
• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
• Proven leadership skills & personally driven to bring long term business growth.
• Problem solving and decision making.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing demands of the business.
• Ability to drive accountability and instil a culture of high performance.
• Demonstrates adaptability and a personal drive to succeed.


Please email a copy of your CV to clare.green@aeropeople.com.
Please note that we can only consider applications from individuals who have the Right to Work in the UK and do not require sponsorship.

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