The part you’ll play

  • Assist the Business Unit Safety Security Manager in achieving their responsibilities in respect of managing health, safety and security within their unit.
  • To reduce Health, Safety and security risk exposure and improve performance.
  • Supporting the field operation to introduce safe working procedures and proactive audit programmes.
  • 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.
  • To provide guidance and advice on Menzies Aviation Health, Safety and Security policies.
  • Auditing of the relevant Health, Safety and Security policies and procedures within the business unit.
  • Ensure the consistent reporting of all accidents, incidents or near misses.
  • Lead reporting and Investigation of aircraft, personal, GSE/Vehicle, property and security incidents as directed.
  • Design and deliver briefings, ensure SLS board remains current.
  • Assist in management of MORSE and SMART, satisfactory conclusion of investigations, implementation of appropriate. control measures and monitoring CARs and CAPs to ensure closure.
  • Providing recommendations to the Business Unit Safety Security Managers in relation to the on-going development of the Risk and Safety System, Quality Assurance and Security procedures and associated documentation.
  • Work operational shifts as required by the customer and business requirements.
  • Any other reasonable duty as requested.

What you’ll need to bring:

  • Must hold appropriate nationally recognised occupational health & safety qualification e.g. IOSH level 2 qualification.
  • Fully experienced and conversant with international airline ramp handling procedures, international aviation safety and security procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Aviation Ground Handling.
  • A good understanding of Menzies Aviation safety and security policies and procedures.
  • A good working knowledge of Airlines and Airport Authorities.
  • Excellent leadership and people skills.
  • Must be self motivated, disciplined, forward thinking and proactive and be able to manage time and changing priorities. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • Flexible attitude to change.
  • Ability to drive through policies and procedures and represent the Company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Packages e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Must be willing to travel to attend training courses, seminars etc.

What you’ll get in return

You’ll be part of a friendly organisation who values the part their people play. You’ll see that there’s no place like an airport to work in, either. A unique, fast-paced environment, bustling with people, it’s a world in itself, where every day brings a new experience. So, you’ll enjoy plenty of variety and development opportunities and you’ll have our full support and training, for the whole of your career journey with us.

Working in an Airside role, to follow aviation security requirements, you will be required to hold a full Airside Security Pass. To obtain this we will need 5 years' full referencing history, with a Criminal Record Check.


About Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is a global provider of customer, ramp and cargo handling services. Our people are the friendliest faces and safest of hands for millions of customers, making sure that luggage is processed, aircraft are ready for boarding, and baggage is handled with care.

Operating at over 140 stations in 31 countries and supported by a worldwide team of over 21,000 employees, we serve over 500 airlines handling over a million flights, and 1.6 million tonnes of cargo every year... and, we’re still growing our business. We work to be the best at what we do, and that means employing and supporting the best people.

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London Gatwick Airport
North Wing, Concord House, South Terminal , London Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom, RH6 0DW
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Grade:
  • Location:
    London Gatwick Airport
  • Region:
    Greater London
  • Function:
    Corporate Services
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Hours Per Week: