Career Details

Manager of Air Traffic Services

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Air Traffic Services Manager to join our busy team. This role requires strong management and administrative skills to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of our Air Traffic Services team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Air Traffic Team to ensure a safe, efficient and effective Air Traffic service to all users
  • Provide clear leadership across the unit – managing team and individual performance
  • Coordinate with air traffic control personnel, senior management team and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication and collaboration in operation.
  • Establishing procedures and processes to ensure professional and high standards are maintained across all elements of the function
  • The MATS will be a fully qualified and licensed Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO), maintaining at least one Unit Endorsement; in addition to the responsibilities defined for the ATCO.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven track record in the successful Management of Air Traffic Services
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of airport operations & commercial awareness
  • Strong knowledge of air traffic control procedures, regulations, and safety protocols
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to make informed decisions in high-pressure situations
  • Fully SMS qualified
  • UK ATCO Licence holder
  • A minimum of 5 years total operational experience with a minimum of 3 years served at a UK airport

What’s on offer

  • Life Assurance
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking whilst on duty
  • Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on Fred Olsen Holidays
  • Discounts with Airport retailers including the Navigator Restaurant and regular employee sales at World Duty Free
  • Corporate discounts with local businesses eg. Champneys Spa Hotels, Farmer Palmers, AECC Chiropractic College

If you are interested e-mail your CV along with a covering letter/email explaining why you would be suitable for the role.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within four weeks please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK, undertake a DBS check and provide 5 years of checkable referencing history.

Manager of Air Traffic Services


Up to £100,000 depending on experience