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Head of Project Delivery

Date: 22-May-2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Head of Project Delivery
  • Perm role based at London Stansted Airport
  • We are proud to be a diverse employer and welcome candidates from all backgrounds


About Us:


Every year, London Stansted Airport connects over 28 million passengers with more than 190 destinations across the globe. Part of the largest UK owned airport operator group, MAG, London Stansted Airport supports over 11,600 jobs onsite and generates around £7.75bn each year for the region.


There is an exciting future ahead for London Stansted. Having already invested millions in the departure lounge and baggage system, this year we also secured approval for the next phase of growth, with permission granted to increase the airport’s capacity from 35 to 43 million passengers per year.


The Role:


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


You will have accountability for the a significant portfolio of terminal & utilities renewals, airfield civils infrastructure development & capacity growth development opportunities. As the accountable lead for 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:


The 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 is also required.


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