Senior Associate Regulatory Affairs

  • Lilium
  • Washington, DC
  • Dec 05, 2020

Job Description

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary, yet with a meaningful purpose. We take pride in pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before. 

What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 400 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about emissions-free transportation as you are. 

We are also passionate about creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities working with us to bring our vision of a sustainable world to live.


Your role and your team: 

In this position you will report directly to the Head of Regulatory Americas and work closely with the global Public Affairs and Regulatory as well as the broader Commercial and Operational teams across the organization.

You will further develop and implement our strategy for making our entry-into-service in the Americas happen by 2025. The responsibility of this role covers all aspects, needed for entry-into-service (Air ops, Air crew, Airports, Airspace integration, etc.) as well as the interface with authorities on the European as well as the member state level.

This is a full-time position based in our office in Washington DC. 


Your Day to Day:

  • Work across the organization to develop and implement our regulatory strategy for the U.S. and other countries in the Americas

  • Build and utilize relationships with FAA and other aviation regulators to work towards the setup of our operations in the U.S. as well as progressive change in regulations, needed to scale our operations on the basis of them

  • Develop regulatory proposals and manage applications to various regulators

  • Establish and maintain two-way communication with relevant official bodies and stakeholders

  • Participate and represent Lilium‚Äôs interests in various industry groups ¬†

  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation


Your Profile:

  • Outstanding track record in world class companies in the field of Regulatory Affairs with 10 plus years of experience

  • Deep aviation regulation knowledge, ideally from multiple perspectives (airmen, airports, part 135, etc.)

  • Top track record of effective regulatory changes

  • Proven understanding of aviation law

  • Strong academic credentials essential




Life at Lilium:

At Lilium, you’ll have the responsibility and freedom to act as an entrepreneur. You’ll be working with bright and driven colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds who are all united in one common goal, challenging and supporting each other to make Lilium successful.

As well as free language courses, weekly yoga sessions, two complimentary meals each day and unlimited snacks and drinks, we also have an in-house gym and a relaxation room. By pairing that with a free shuttle bus to and from our local train station, as well as bikes you can borrow to cycle around our campus, we aim to make it as easy as possible to travel here, while reducing our own carbon footprint. We also have a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long! 


Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  



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