A vacancy for a R&T Investment Manager (m/f) has arisen within Airbus in Blagnac. You will join the Financial Performance Management Department. The Finance team is seeking new talents to work on the value assessment of Research & Technology (R&T) investments for the Company (c.a. 700m€ per year for the 3 Airbus divisions). You will be in charge, together with the Technology Cluster Leaders and the Technology Planning & Roadmapping team, to assess the value potential of research projects and will contribute to the definition & prioritization of the R&T Project Portfolio. You will also be responsible for developing methodologies and referential to ensure a consistent approach across all Technology Clusters.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
Supporting & challenging the R&T community in defining robust project value assessment,
Building sensitivities to key project parameters to identify the most critical assumptions and understand the level of risk inherent to any research project,
Assessing project strategic fit with company priorities and objectives,
Ensuring qualitative metrics are available (Figures of Merits) and well understood,
Providing high level view of R&T investments (by product, by technology roadmap, by maturity…) to enable educated decision making,
Preparing recommendations to the management regarding projects to be started, stopped or continued,
Developing and maintaining value assessment and business modelling standards,
Training and coaching business and finance communities on R&T Project Valuation.
This role will involve some travel for business in Europe and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
You will have the following skills and experience:
Educated to a Master degree in Finance or related discipline,
Engineering, Strategy and Costing background is a plus,
Financial modelling background,
Mathematical and Statistical skills (Monte Carlo simulation…),
Experience in investment appraisals, ability to question and challenge,
Broad understanding of company strategy and challenges,
Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
Curious, open to digital and technology subjects, strong appetite to dive into new topics and digest a large amount of related information,
Ability to work independently and to engage with internal stakeholders at all levels of the company,
Ability to switch from big picture to detailed view,
Language Skills: negotiation level of English. French and/or German would be a plus.
Please apply on line for this vacancy on line at our careers site (www.jobs.airbus.com) with your CV and cover letter attached. By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
Internal Number: 10397617 LH EN EXT 2
About Airbus Blagnac
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.