York Aviation is currently looking to recruit an experienced airport capacity planner to join our growing team at a Senior Consultant level.  You will be expected to lead the delivery of airport physical planning projects, assist in business development activities in the airport capacity and master planning segment, work with other members of the team in this area and provide coaching and support where necessary.  Whilst there will be a strong capacity planning focus to the role, from time to time there may be a requirement to undertake broader airport work across a range of York Aviation’s services. Hence, a good knowledge of the airport business and the air transport market more broadly would be an advantage.

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

·       airport master planning;

·       airport capacity assessment, planning and design;

·       simulation modelling tools, ideally using SIMMOD but experience of other packages would be considered;

·       preparation of AutoCAD plans and layout drawings;

·       capacity planning support for transaction projects;

·       management and coordination of specialist teams (including sub-consultants);

·       customer point of contact on relevant projects

·       management of a portfolio of projects.

You will possess many if not all of the following attributes:

·       Significant relevant experience in airport capacity planning, including a proven track record of delivery;

·       Experience of reporting to senior management/board level;

·       Be a team player and able to work under your own initiative;

·       Have excellent IT skills, including use of the Microsoft Office package;

·       Have excellent written and verbal communication skills;

·       Be able to organise your work-load effectively and efficiently;

·       Understand the importance of business development activities and the need to develop strong relationships with clients

·       A willingness to work on a range of different, challenging projects at one time;

·       An excellent knowledge of airport planning and aviation projects in general

·       Good analytical and problem solving skills

York Aviation is an SME with a strong focus on developing talent internally.  We are a small friendly team from a wide range of backgrounds.  York Aviation offers an opportunity to work with senior, respected figures in the air transport industry from the start.  The potential for advancement is strong and the speed of advancement would largely be in your hands.  We are looking for people who are keen to develop their talents, learn, use their initiative and help drive our business forward.

Starting salary for this post would be between £40,000 and £55,000 per annum depending on the strength of individual candidates. The company also offers an excellent benefits package including profit-share, pension, private medical insurance and 25 days holiday from the outset.

If you would like to apply please submit a CV and covering letter to  If you would like to discuss the position further please contact James Brass at to organise a telephone discussion.  You can also find out more about York Aviation and our work at

Applications should be submitted by 13 April 2018.

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