Why work with us? We at Vertical Aerospace are pushing the boundaries of what is possible, creating technology to achieve sustainable air travel like never before. Vertical comprises a world-class team of leaders, experts, engineers who're all striving towards the same goal, to make air travel personal, on-demand, and carbon free. This is your chance to be a part of this extraordinary team.Vertical is one the world’s leading eVTOL businesses, and a pioneer of this ground-breaking new segment, which marks the beginning of sustainable aviation. Founded in 2016, Vertical uniquely combines the best of the aerospace, Formula 1 and automotive industries and has become one of only seven companies globally to have successfully flown multiple full-scale eVTOL prototypes. The VX4, is a world-leading fully composite tilt-rotor winged eVTOL that will carry one pilot and four passengers or cargo. VX4 is in plan to be certified in late 2024, placing the business in the top two companies globally with a commercially viable aircraft capable of spanning intra and intercity passenger and cargo eVTOL markets. We are looking for an Internal Audit Manager who will:Enjoy working with a world class team comprised of leading aerospace and technology thinkers as well as some of the finest engineering talent. Of course, you will possess or be able to rapidly adopt a passion for sustainable aviation and it’s benefits for both society and sustainability.Vertical is a values-led business that embraces diversity in all its forms in particular diversity of thought. Vertical is committed to building an industry leading team offering global perspectives that represent the communities it serves.The responsibilities and duties of the Internal Audit Managerwill be as follows:Partnering with the extended leadership team to understand business risks and prepare an audit plan aligned with ExCom and approved by the Audit CommitteeAccurately scope detailed risk and controls for each audit based on internal management views and external best practiceExecute end to end audits of business risks to understand the control environment and identify improvement opportunitiesPresent findings to business owners and agreeing an action plan to address improvement opportunities before presenting to ExCom and the Audit Committee on a quarterly basisGovernance of action resolution within the agreed timetableExample audits in the first year are expected to include SOX Operational Effectiveness (Month end, Payroll, IT systems, P2P, Cash Management), Product Lifecycle Management (aircraft design control and change management), Goods In (stock control) and Quality Controls (parts and build)The successful Internal Audit Manager will have the following Experiences & Qualifications:End to end business understanding across physical product design and build, alongside enabling process (SCM, HR, Finance, IT). Experience in R&D and manufacturing an advantage.An ability to build relationships across the business at all levelsA quick learner who can quickly comprehend new processes and concepts outside their comfort zoneThe confidence and assurance to manage stakeholders with multiple fast-moving priorities and little timeA natural ability to switch from high level strategic thinking to operational executionA willingness to get into the detail and do what needs to be done, when it is neededA desire to work with pace in a rapidly changing, hugely entrepreneurial environmentPreferred Qualifications and Experience:Experience of working in a high growth / scale-upAerospace/manufacturing experienceDo you like the look of this opportunity but not sure if you meet all of the criteria we’ve outlined in the advert?Here at Vertical, we are working to create an environment of growth, diversity and opportunities for people to take on challenges and push the status quo. If you are excited about this role or joining us but your experience or qualifications are not completely aligned with the criteria, we would still love to hear from you, this may be the role for you! This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.