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Aerodrome Compliance Support Manager

Contract Type
Banking & Finance, Business Administration, Change Management, Legal
Expiry Date
Heathrow sees an average of 1300 arriving and departing flights every day, which is why the role of Airside Operations is to work with our customers and suppliers to ensure the safe, efficient and effective operation of the airfield and aircraft.

Job Description

  • Aerodrome Compliance Support Manager
  • Permanent
  • Salary £competitive
  • Closing date 23 August 2017


Over 200,000 passengers pass through Heathrow every single day, but all of them have a different story. Whether they are flying out on critical business, taking dream holidays or returning home after years away – we endeavour to deliver a peerless quality of experience for all of them.


Aerodrome Safety forms part of a critical regulatory requirement and is the backbone of a safe airfield operation. 


Which is why we are looking for an Aerodrome Compliance Support Manager who will be responsible for managing safeguarding assessments, as well as developing Heathrow’s response and consulting with interested stakeholders. You will also be responsible for managing regular reviews of Operational Safety instructions and communicating these to relevant stakeholders.


With good analytical skills, you will manage the Heathrow aerodrome survey requirements to EASA specifications and ensure survey outputs are examined and promulgated. To ensure the safety of Heathrow’s operations, there is a requirement to oversee the implementation and assessments of all drones as per our drone permit process. You will be responsible for the publishing of Heathrow Aerodrome charts & maps as required by regulation; ensuring that the charts & maps satisfy the requirements of aerodrome users. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring the completion of risk and safety assessments and carrying out Airside environmental duties to ensure performance against environmental standards are met.


You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills to compose effective and professional safety reports, with specialist knowledge in the field of aerodrome safeguarding. Stakeholder management is also important as positive and productive relationships will help you achieve the role’s objectives and enable you to act as Heathrow’s representative during relevant meetings and consultations.


If that’s you, this is your chance to be a part of one of the most dynamic places to work in the world. Heathrow is like a city within a city: every day nearly 80,000 people of all ages and backgrounds come here to work, brought together by one common goal – to make every journey better for over 75 million passengers a year.


In return for your skills, experience and commitment we’ll provide you with a challenging role in a dynamic business. You will get the support you need to develop your career in a vibrant environment and receive a competitive rewards package.


As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.