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Program Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, fast-moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together.

Role Overview

The Program Manager reports to the Head of Program Management and has broad responsibility for developing and deploying our program management capabilities. This will include establishing our ways of working, both between internal organizations and external suppliers.

This is a new role which presents both a challenge and exciting opportunity to develop, advance, and influence the development of our program management office (PMO).

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Oversee the fulfillment of program goals, by coordinating efforts between different work packages, company departments, and supplier or subcontractors.

  • Determine the key program milestones for the workstreams, align on deliverables for each team, defining the parameters for completing them and review progress.

  • Facilitate the communication with stakeholders and project teams, making it easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions affecting the program goals.

  • Manage Program Risk and Opportunities, the mitigation plans, and their execution with the teams.

  • Ensure that the programme operate within the approved budget.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS/BA in related field plus 10 years or more related experience.

  • Experience working in the commercial aerospace industry in an OEM environment.

  • Demonstrated work experience with program processes and related tools & systems.

  • Program management experience for large aerospace projects.

  • Desired experience with commercial aircraft development programs through the entire design, development & certification lifecycle (EASA/FAA Part 23 or 25).

  • High level of experience using Microsoft Office suite, including Project.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.

  • Eagerness to work with others.

  • Passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission.

The ideal candidate would have

  • Continuous improvement, six-sigma, lean, or other similar training / certification.

  • Recognized industry certification in Program Management, Project Management.

  • Knowledge of the principles of Theory of Constraints.

  • Experience working in an aerospace start-up environment.

Great Place to Work

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Relocation support

  • Amazing colleagues

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution!

  • International environment

About the company

At Heart Aerospace, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. We are growing and there will be plenty of opportunities for development and taking on other responsibilities.

Heart is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working at Heart Aerospace is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world more accessible and sustainable.


GREENAir travel accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is expected to rise to 12-27% by 2050. 40% of worldwide emissions are from short-haul flights. Electric aircraft are the solution. These planes have zero operational emissions, and the lowest infrastructural footprint of all modes of regional transport.

ACCESSIBLEWe believe air travel should be integrated into–not seperated from–our towns and communities. Our zero-emissions, low-noise aircraft can operate on 750m runways, making new use of the vast network of small airports close to city centres.

COST-EFFICIENTElectrification changes the equation for regional air travel. Electric aircraft are affordable to buy, operate and maintain. Simple, reliable electric motors reduce maintenance costs by 90% compared to turboprops, and intelligent electronic monitoring reduces inspection needs. Most importantly, fuel costs go down by 50-75%.

Heart Aerospace

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