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People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at over 250 locations in 58 countries, across 6 continents.

But at the heart of our business is our people.

Role Purpose

The position of Health, Safety & Security Manager will be responsible for all matters relating to safety and security in the airport environment. This will be verified by monitoring of MORSE safety, security and environmental reports and internal audits, managing compliance against contractual and regulatory requirements along with the adequacy of procedures necessary for a safe and secure operation on the ground for all customer airlines and the training requirements of Menzies Aviation are met in full.

The position will report directly to the Station Manager and have a functional reporting line into the Regional Safety & Security Manager

What you will be doing

  • Assist the station manager and departmental managers in achieving their responsibilities in respect of managing health, safety and security within our operation.
  • To reduce Health, Safety and Security risk exposure and improve performance.
  • Improve upon the process of hazard identification and risk control (through completion of risk assessments).
  • Developing local policy when required, supporting the field operation to introduce safe working procedures and proactive audit programmes.
  • To maintain and enhance appropriate and effective safety and security systems, including adequate controls and protocols, to ensure all operations remain fully compliant with all relevant industry, regulatory and country specific legislation requirements.
  • To liaise closely with operational management to assist functional management of safety and security within the business.

Would you like to see more detail on the accountabilities of the role? Please see the attached job description for further information.

Safety, Security and Compliance:

You will have a responsibility and duty whilst at work to take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and of others whilst at work.  You must carry out work in accordance with information and training provided and any specific workplace health and safety rules or procedures. For further details, please see the job description attached.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 3 years' experience within the aviation sector, ideally ground handling.
  • Trained to a recognised occupational health and safety qualification.
  • Trained to a recognised qualification in aviation security and environmental management.
  • Experienced in investigative techniques and conducting detailed investigation reports.
  • Experience of aviation ground handling
  • Experience in a similar safety & security position.


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. 

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.

Application Instructions

Is this role ticking all the boxes for you? If so, please click apply now!


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Manchester Airport
Suite 3A, 4M Building, Malaga Avenue, Manchester Airport, Manchester, United Kingdom, M90 3RR
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Location:
    Manchester Airport
  • Region:
    North West England
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Closing Date:
    31 July 2024