Trials Management Officer (Pilot (PA31 / B200)

2Excel Aviation Ltd is an innovative aviation services group and an employee owned company, we are an industry leader in specialised and innovative solutions for aviation’s most complex challenges. Our success is based on the talented and experienced people that make up our workforce.

We are now recruiting for a Trials Management Officer and pilot to join our team based at our site at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA). This is an ideal opportunity to join an exciting, world-class team working with Industry, MOD and other important customers to do difficult things well. It would suit candidates with a background in military aviation, with an aerosystems and flight trials/flight experience.


Reporting to the Head of Flight Trials, the TMO will be capable of contributing to all aspects of the Capability Development’s Trials process including project and customer management, bid and report writing, and business development. The role is primarily based at DSA alongside Capability Development’s Part 21J organisation and will involve occasional travel to other Company sites (Lasham, Hampshire and Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton) and Client locations. Support to Trials’ activity may take place from any Company location and deployed locations to meet customer requirements.


Key duties will include but not be limited to:


  • Trials flying / management
  • Project management
  • Customer and account handling
  • Bid and report writing
  • Business development


The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:


  • An emotionally intelligent, resilient and motivated team player with excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrable experience of project management, or similar support-function experience, in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing, aviation environment.
  • A demonstrable knowledge of aviation practices, preferably both civil and military
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and intelligently support other Team members at meetings with Clients, including senior military and Government staff
  • A demonstrable knowledge of flight trials philosophy and best practice.
  • A knowledge of multi-engine turbine and multi-engine piston operation.


  • Risk and Safety Management experience.


Essential requirements:

  • Class 1 Single Pilot medical
  • 1000hrs+
  • Hold or be eligible to obtain a UK security clearance

In return we can offer you a competitive salary dependant on previous experience, generous holiday allowance, private health care and a company pension. In addition, you will become an Employee Owner as part of our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

For more information or to apply please contact Rachel Barron, Recruitment & HR Coordinator on 01256 825 126. Applications by way of CV and covering letter to noting your salary expectations and current notice period.

Closing date: 5th January 2022

  • Company: 2 Excel Aviation
  • Location: Doncaster
  • Job details: Full-Time
  • Salary: Competitive