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Resource Planning Analyst - Manchester

Date: 17-Jun-2022

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds
  • Flexible/ Hybrid working for a better work/ life balance. 1 day at home 4 days in the office and weekend working.
  • Competitive base + Pension, Bonus, free parking and many other corporate benefits
  • Refurbished, modern office environment 
  • Work for a Manchester icon that is also a national and international business


Find out more about MAG here:


Our Business

MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports, as well as our MAG USA business based out of Chicago. We are an ambitious business that is continuously developing and diversifying with a number of recent positive changes to help us to continue our success in the post Covid environment. Our People Team is the beating heart of our business; critical in driving organisational strategy, recruiting and supporting circa 5000 colleagues across the business within corporate and operational departments, whilst ensuring that our people are rewarded and thanked for their professional work.




The role requires the candidate to be able to provide resource planning and analysis to enable effective cost management and decision making.

Produce effective and efficient resource deployment plans from the application and interpretation of demand forecasting and capacity plans.


  • To create airport demand forecasts, capacity plans within delivery metrics to produce short medium, and long-term staffing requirements, taking into consideration relevant legislation and H&S requirements
  • Devise effective and efficient staff rosters from demand forecasting within budgetary and capacity constraints, ensuring employment law requirements and the M.A.G employment model are applied. 
  • Assist in the development and production of resource models to meet or improve budget forecasts
  • Develop and produce resource data analysis and management reports to effectively monitor and measure resource utilisation, deployment, and cost.
  • Become a ‘super user’ on all modules and functionalities of workforce management systems.
  • To manage the integration of all resource team projects through effective employee communication and engagement.
  • To establish a close working relationship with key stakeholders including Operational, HR and IT business partners to advise and contribute to long term forecasting, project, budget, and capacity planning.
  • To administer resource systems, to analyse and report on employee and departmental resource metrics including attendance, training, resource plan and departmental performance. In order to provide emerging trends and feeds into the resource plan.
  • To maintain organisational structure reports and manage headcount and capacity analysis.
  • To establish a close working relationship with HR and to maintain awareness of changes to MA HR Policies and procedures and relevant employment law.

Equal Opportunities

MAG is 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 inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.