Future Airspace Senior Project Manager

Date: 28 Mar 2024

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG



  • Future Airspace Senior Project Manager
  • Permanent role based at Manchester Airport
  • Hybrid working


Why MAG?


At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate.


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:


Reporting to the Airspace Change Programme Manager, you will oversee the planning and execution of various Future Airspace Projects, ensuring their successful delivery. Your pivotal role involves facilitating the airspace change process in accordance with CAP1616, mandated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to fulfil the objectives outlined in the CAA’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy.


As the Senior Project Manager, you will maintain relationships with external contractors and service providers on behalf of MAG, ensuring adherence to established timelines and quality standards. Furthermore, you will collaborate closely with the Airspace Change Organisation Group (ACOG) to synchronise airspace change requirements across UK airports, providing invaluable guidance to ensure coordination of individual airport flight path designs.


What will make you successful in the role?


To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to build and manage good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. In conjunction, you will have a proven track record of planning and delivering successful projects (within airspace change is preferable).


You must be enthusiastic, adaptable, and innovative capable of introducing fresh perspectives to the team while fostering collaboration with diverse stakeholders.


An APM/RICS/CIOB/ICE membership is desirable.  


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 backgrounds.


We’re also committed to well-being with a focus on mental health and supporting colleagues from underrepresented groups through our Colleague Resource Groups.


As a Disability Confident employer we 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 HR.Recruitment@MAGAirports.com


Our Colleague Resource Groups include: Women’s Network, Embrace - Race & Ethnicity Group, Fly With Pride (LGBTQIA+), Mental Health, Parent & Carers, Disabilities including neurodiversity