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Programme Delivery Manager

Date: 23-May-2023

Location: East Midlands Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Programme Delivery Manager
  • Based at East Midlands Airport
  • Permanent role
  • Competitive base + 11% Pension, bonus, personal private medical & car allowance


About us:


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.


In 2021, we successfully bid to become a Freeport. This special government status means that goods imported into freeports from abroad are exempt from taxes. This is unique for an airport and is helping to drive investment, creating thousands of jobs, boosting skills, and accelerating our green agenda.


We’re all here on a journey ourselves, striving every day to help make air travel smoother, more seamless, connecting more people and goods with the world. As a team, we recognise the importance of what we do, supporting one another along the way. Together, we are the Journey Makers.


The Role:


The purpose of this role is to deliver the annual Capital programme within an individual functional area for a portfolio of project totalling £15m+ and maintain a clear focus on driving programme efficiencies through intelligent resource utilisation and project bundling opportunities. The programme includes Terminals, Airfield and Infrastructure.

Principle Accountabilities include: 


• Accountable for delivery of projects within own Programme of works across group with clear focus on Cost, Schedule and Quality.
• Ensure appropriate resource is allocated to projects within Programme portfolio.
• Plans, prioritises, and manages multiple projects, ensuring delivery as promised with business case benefits realised.
• Support yearly business planning cycle for own Programme of works and provide further support to emerging business needs on an ad hoc basis.

• Accountable for ensuring own Programme of projects are undertaken with minimal acceptable disruption to Airport operations.
• Engage, Develop & Maintain a collaborative relationship with Senior Operational Leaders within own programme of works.

• Drives value and efficiency in own programme of work through identifying programme efficiencies (bundling, group procurement etc).
• Accountable for achieving in year Capex expenditure for own programme of works.


• Selects, leads, directs, evaluates, and develops a team of project managers to ensure that projects are completed on-time, within budget and according to project specifications.
• Conduct performance management and annual colleague appraisals for line managed individuals.
• Resource level own Programme of works to ensure continuous in year delivery.


As a Programme Delivery Manager, you will hold a APMP PPQ or equivalent qualification. You will have strong stakeholder management skills which enable you to engage and communicate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to effectively manage conflicting stakeholder demands. You will also have proven experience of greenfield and brownfield project delivery in mature assets.



What can we offer in return? 

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.


You can contact the team by emailing