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Head of Delivery

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: East Midlands Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Head of Project Delivery
  • Based at East Midlands Airport
  • Permanent role


About Us:


East Midlands Airport (EMA), owned and operated by MAG (Manchester Airports Group) is the region’s gateway to mainland Europe, Eastern Europe and North Africa. Served by airlines Ryanair, Jet2, TUI, Easter Airways and Aurigny, the eight million people who live within an hour’s drive of the airport are well catered for in terms of leisure connectivity with a choice of more than 60 international and domestic destinations.


Handling 420,000 tonnes of cargo a year, EMA is also home to the UK’s largest dedicated air cargo operation and is the UK’s no.1 airport for express freight. As a hub for integrators such as DHL, UPS, FedEx and Royal Mail, within one stop of EMA, global trade is facilitated with more than 180 of the world’s largest cities.


The airport will be the ‘port’ of the East Midlands Freeport, an initiative which will help to drive investment, create thousands of jobs, boost skills, and accelerate a low carbon economy.


The Role:


Reporting to the Delivery Director - Airports & Airfields, you'll be responsible in leading the Project Delivery team and providing support on all aspects of capital planning & delivery, working closely with the EMA Asset Development Director to ensure the financial year capital plans are delivered. 


As a key player in project delivery, you'll play an instrumental role in ensuring successful Capital Plan performance, while also growing and maintaining a high performing team.

Additional aspects of the role include:


    • Ensure adherence to business H&S management systems ensuring the appointment of competent designers and contractors to maintain CDM compliance.
    • Ensure sufficient H&S on site monitoring to support project delivery stages, inclusive of post incident/observation investigation and sharing of lessons learned across group functions.
    • Identify and develop opportunities for innovation during the project delivery lifecycle.
    • Deliver the Development Directorate CSR strategy as aligned to the MAG CSR policy


What will make you successful in this role:


A successful candidate will have extensive experience working within project delivery across the full project lifecycle. They will also have proven leadership experience in both team management and organizational leadership and delivering projects through others. Experience with both large and small Greenfield and Brownfield project delivery within a mature operational environment and asset portfolio.


What can we offer in return? Great benefits as you would expect from a business the size of MAG – in the shape of a competitive salary, bonus scheme and benefits package including 11% company contribution pension, car allowance, private medical scheme, free parking & subsidised public transport, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays and a huge range of company discounts.


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.


MAG is a Disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.


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