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  • Salary:
    £Competitive + £7200 flex allowance + Up to 30% Bonus + Benefits
  • Advertised Function:
    Operations - Airfield
  • Contract Type:
  • Working Location:
  • Location:
    Gatwick Airport

Air Traffic & Runway Performance Lead

To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Air Traffic & Runway Performance Lead

Are you our next Air Traffic & Runway Performance Lead? We are looking for someone who can help us redefine what's possible for our Aerodrome team.

As part of our ‘Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with plenty of training and support to ensure you're developing and growing your career.

What is the role?

Responsible for maximising the performance of Gatwick's runway and supporting infrastructure, enabling the Air Traffic Movements growth within Gatwick's current and future infrastructure plans. Leads Gatwick's local and en-route Air Traffic Service provider, Airline flight deck and Euro Control, ensuring high quality data driving the best outcome for Gatwick. Drive innovation and improvement in Gatwick's Aerodrome environment.

What will you do?

  • Lead Gatwick's relationships with EUROCONTROL and NATS En-route, Co-ordinating Airlines engagement accordingly ensuring Gatwick is best served.
  • Delivery and community leadership of Networked CDM at Gatwick and road map to AOP with Euro Control.
  • Leadership of Local Air Navigation Service Provider to performance KPI's and improvement plan.
  • Driving continuous improvement through technology, enhancing Gatwick's ATM environment.
  • Sponsorship and support of Air Traffic managed asset maintenance and replacement workstreams.
  • Oversight and influence of aircraft flow from airspace entry through to stand and reverse, to maximise Runway throughput and asset availability.

Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Air space management, Airport Air Navigation Service provision and aircraft ground and flight operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in a safety and regulatory focused operational setting
  • Experienced in the management of 3rd party service providers
  • Experienced in delivery of high complexity program of works
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience operating in a highly commercial environment
  • Proven ability to influence at all levels
  • Experience in delivering improvements plans across multiple stakeholders.

Why Work for London Gatwick?

We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our local community and the passengers we serve. We value an environment where everyone feels comfortable, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. As an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer, we encourage different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together, we form a strong and united team.

If you are ready to make a difference and begin your journey with London Gatwick, click "Apply" to submit your application.

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Sam Addison


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