Senior Project Manager

Date: 5 Sep 2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Senior Project Manager - MAN TP Landside workstream
  • Permanent role based at Manchester Airport
  • Experience in Civils desired
  • CSCS card required
  • Opportunity for an existing SPM to be involved in a construction project of a generation
  • This role is for construction and engineering professionals, not an IT Project Manager position


About Us:


Every year, Manchester Airport connects over 28 million passengers with more than 200 destinations across the globe. As the third largest airport in the UK, Manchester is also in the top 20 airports in Europe. Part of the largest UK owned airport operator group, MAG, Manchester Airport supports over 19,000 jobs onsite and generates around £7.75bn each year for the region.


In 2021, Manchester Airport marked a major milestone in its 83-year history when we opened the iconic Terminal Two extension, the centrepiece of our £1bn transformation programme. We still have a few years of further construction work to go, but once completed Manchester Airport will be a facility which competes on a world stage!


About the role:


Working on our Transformation Programme, this role will focus on our landside workstream, predominately working on a new road as part of our network. You will own projects from inception through to delivery with an anticipated value of £9m+, meeting quality standards, deadlines and budgetary constraints. You will collaborate with the business to drive results and develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, budget and schedule.


You will Adopt an “Airport as the customer” approach to successful delivery of projects ensuring minimal disruption to Airport operations. You will drive value and efficiency through robust contract management and identification of on project opportunities, and ensure SHE legislation and CDM compliance is adhered to throughout project delivery lifecycle.


You will be working with the support of a Project Manager, Document Controller, Project Controls Manager and QS function all specific to the Landside workstream, reporting to the Programme Delivery Manager for Landside.


About you:


You will need to have APMP PPQ or equivalent project management qualification, and be experienced in project development from explore through to handover. A background in highways or civils will be advantageous for this role. You will have strong team leadership and 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.


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, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, free parking, subsidised public transport, 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 we 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


We’re committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues in every aspect of their lives. This includes prioritising mental health, which is just as important as physical health.


We recognise that everyone experiences fluctuations in their mental health, and we are dedicated to creating a supportive, inclusive and caring environment where our colleagues feel valued and respected.


You can contact the team by emailing