Gatwick Airport

Sustainability & Engagement Manager

Gatwick Airport - Posted 8 months ago
£37k-60k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Airport Manager salary records


Horley, ENG

no experience required
Company size
20k employees

Airport:  Gatwick (LGW)

Airport Manager Job description

Gatwick Airport is changing at an exceptional pace with sustainability being part of everything we do. As Gatwick builds back from the pandemic, we have a fabulous brand-new opportunity for a Sustainability & Engagement Manager to join our team to help us on our journey.

Our sustainability policy, the Decade of Change (DoC), will continue our great work on the community and environment. This role will be crucial to achieving the 2030 goals, which cover the three themes of People and Communities, Net Zero and the Local Environment.

What is the role?

Managing a portfolio of projects, you will lead the strategic delivery of Gatwick's Decade of Change policy. Engaging with the business, you will trailblaze the embedding of sustainability into everything we do with a coherent, committed, approach to this agenda.

What will you do?

  • Manage the annual DoC program of work including engagement across the 10 topic areas.
  • Support the advancement of the sustainability agenda across Gatwick including raising awareness, and delivering initiatives, pilots and feasibility studies.
  • Develop and maintain an award-winning engagement program to embed sustainability into the culture of Gatwick.
  • Lead the achievement and maintenance of Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 4+
  • Maintain and improve Gatwick's external sustainability certifications
  • As an influential leader, you will be the Secretariat for the Decade of Change & Sustainability Steering Group.
  • Working with your ESG Reporting Executive (direct report), you'll ensure that DoC and ESG reporting is consistently and thoroughly delivered. Constantly monitoring and suggesting improvements to the process to create further engagement and reaction from the business.

Do you have what we're looking for?

Do you have a passion for sustainability and enjoy leading, managing and implementing business and cultural change?

We're looking for someone who has experience in sustainability and loves engaging with the business, influencing colleagues to really think about sustainability and doing things differently. You'll need to be resilient and tenacious to explore issues over the long term and to implement change.

Additionally, you will have:

  • A strong technical understanding of sustainability management (preferably in an infrastructure context).
  • A great communicator with the ability to articulate analytically, verbally, and in writing and connect with people at all levels.
  • Project management (ideally program management) experience over a full project lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of sustainability KPIs including how to develop and deploy for maximum impact.
  • Experience in ESG reporting.
  • Have a great understanding of strategic management processes, principles, and methodologies within large organizations.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience in relevant field.

What's it like to work here?

Our people tell us that working here is something special. No day is like another as there are so many moving parts that make air travel possible. And it's only possible because of the people who work here. 

We want exceptional people to help us deliver the great service our passengers have come to expect. You can be part of helping Gatwick to rebuild and grow.  

Ready to join us? 

Click apply and complete your application. We'll be in touch soon.

Our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including annual leave as standard. 

We are passionate and committed to being an inclusive and diverse employer, encouraging different perspectives and experiences to make us a more innovative and creative workplace, whilst valuing our people for their differences and valuing them for it!

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