Operational Risk Lead - East Midlands Airport

Date: 18 Feb 2024

Location: East Midlands Airport, GB

Company: MAG


  • Operational Risk Lead
  • Based at East Midlands Airport
  • Circa £48,000

Why MAG?

Every year, East Midlands Airport connects over 4 million passengers with more than 80 destinations across Europe and is also the UK’s number one provider of pure freight services. Part of the largest UK owned airport operator group, MAG, East Midlands Airport supports over 6,000 jobs and generates around £300m each year for the region.

At MAG, we recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive. You’ll also have access to some great benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • 11% company contribution pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Huge range of company discounts

The role

We have an incredible opportunity to join Resilience department, this Operational Risk Lead role will be responsible for supporting our operational teams to manage their risk registers.  From training and educating the teams to providing quality assurance oversight of the risk content, you will be a key influencer in helping to embed our risk culture here at EMA.  You will be responsible for oversight of the Airport’s operational risk register, ensuring that identified risks are reviewed and controlled. You will support all departments to develop, maintain and enhance their risk registers, ensuring that all reasonably foreseen risks are documented, and effective control measures are in place and further actions to reduce the risk identified.  You will also help us to embed risk considerations into the governance and ways of working of the airport, supporting the further development of the risk culture at the airport.  

What will make you successful in the role?

You must possess a qualification in risk management, demonstrable experience of influencing teams in relation to operational risk and its benefits to the organisation.  Developing and maintaining operational risks is a must as well as reporting on risk profiles.  Extensive experience of using word, excel and powerpoint. 

Candidates must be capable of obtaining CTC (Counter Terrorism Check) therefore you would have needed to have resided in the UK for the last 3 years. 


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 we 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


We’re committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues in every aspect of their lives. This includes prioritising mental health, which is just as important as physical health.


We recognise that everyone experiences fluctuations in their mental health, and we are dedicated to creating a supportive, inclusive and caring environment where our colleagues feel valued and respected.


You can contact the team by emailing HR.Recruitment@MAGAirports.com