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Asset Manager - London Stansted

Date: 18-May-2022

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG


  • Asset Manager
  • Based at London Stansted Airport
  • Competitive base + 11% Pension, Bonus, Personal Private Medical & Car Allowance
  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds


About us:


MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major Airport Services business based out of Chicago. We are looking forward to a strong recovery in aviation, and we have ambitions plans to return to long term growth at our airports.  In the year before the pandemic, we were growing our business year on year with FY20 seeing a total revenue of £893m, with growth in passenger traffic, retail and car park services.  We expect traffic levels returning to pre-pandemic levels by 2024/25 and continuing to grow from there.  Our plans include some very exciting, large scale projects to develop our airports over the next 5 to 10 years, which will allow us to grow our route networks, connecting our communities and regions to the rest of the world.


You can learn more and meet some of our team here:


The Role:


Join MAG as we embark on an exciting period of transformation. We are shaping the future of our airports and have a diverse range of fascinating projects to get involved in. From terminal transformations to airfield modernisation, retail developments to sustainability projects, you will have the opportunity to work across all areas of our business.


As Assets Manager, you will be responsible for establishing asset standards, maintenance standards and infrastructure solutions for specific asset groups, across all airports (with a particular focus on Manchester and Stansted). This will also include supporting the development of investment plans that support growth, service delivery and efficiency to deliver a high quality of service for our customers and allows us to work towards our ambition for net zero carbon airports.  


You will take an active role in leading colleagues across all teams in our airports to embrace new technology and bring innovation into asset development plans, this will require you to work collaboratively with Airport, Capital Delivery and IT teams.


Principle Accountabilities will include:


  • Develop, prioritise and deliver asset management strategies and standards to support Manchester / Stansted and across the group.
  • Develop and own the asset criticality, performance and condition models for this asset group working collaboratively with the operational and maintenance teams to ensure data sources are reliable, accurate and complete. Use these models to inform maintenance plans and investment decisions that focus on whole life cost and optimising value for the group.
  • Build whole life Asset Management Plans for this asset group that inform business planning (1, 3, 5 and 25 year plans) and deliver agreed asset performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Taking an active role in harnessing the expertise across the group to share and implement best practice and create innovative solutions, bringing colleagues together from other teams.
  • Supporting the capital project delivery process from identification and prioritisation of business needs, through the development and selection of solutions and creation of business cases. You will then sponsor project through to implementation and benefit realisation.
  • Build collaborative relationships across airport Operational directorates, Capital Delivery, IT, Group Procurement and Finance.
  • Provide insight into industry best practice, technology advances and how these may provide value for the group.




At MAG, we challenge our teams to deliver better solutions in a more sustainable way, whilst modernising practices and innovating the airport experience. Your contribution will truly make a difference to the airport experience for colleagues, partners and guests. In return, there is a huge variety of work and opportunities to grow within the business. You will be able to demonstrate:


  • 5 years + Asset Management experience – either through qualification or extensive knowledge in an infrastructure sector
  • Desirable - Degree / professionally qualified
  • Commercial acumen
  • Risk management
  • Financial appraisal
  • Ability to translate airport strategies and objectives into asset plans and solutions
  • Experience in developing creative solutions to transform services and department
  • Leadership experience with the ability to develop the capabilities of a team and identify learning & development opportunities, with strong collaborative working across multi-disciplined teams across an organisation




  • Flexible working approach for a better work/ life balance
  • Senior level base salary
  • 11% company contribution pension
  • Car allowance
  • Personal private medical
  • Discretionary bonus potential
  • Free parking and subsidised public transport
  • Discounts on company products
  • 25 days Holiday entitlement (plus the ability to buy more)
  • Great work culture: work for an ambitious, growth focussed global corporate with fantastic career development opportunities
  • Modern offices, break out areas, great company culture and approach


How to apply:


Please submit an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter, outlining relevant experience that makes you the ideal candidate for this role. 


Advert will close once suitable applications have been received. 



Equal Opportunities


MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

For more information on our equal opportunities and diversity policy please view our Equal Opportunities page on our careers site.