Rutherford Cross retained by Edinburgh Airport to source a Risk Assurance Manager in a newly created role for the business

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest and UK’s 6th busiest airport with more than 30 airlines serving more than 100 destinations worldwide. The airport reported more than 12.3 million passengers in 2016 as it recorded it busiest year in history. It was the second successive year where the airport added more than 1 million passengers and illustrates the success of its commercial strategy and position as one of the UK’s fastest growing airports.

It is highly regarded as an entrepreneurial business that is committed to offering a market-leading proposition to airlines and passengers and is focused on a commercial strategy that incentivises growth.

To support future commercial growth Edinburgh Airport continues to invest in its asset base with major programmes underway to increase stand capacity, expand the terminal building and provide additional operational capacity in baggage, check-in, security and immigration.

From a broader perspective, studies show that the airport contributes almost £1 billion to the Scottish economy every year and supports more than 23,000 jobs across Scotland.

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Rutherford Cross has been retained by Edinburgh Airport to recruit a Risk Assurance Manager in a newly created role for the business. The Risk Assurance Manager will not only be responsible for managing the co-source model where they will be supplemented by third party support to deliver a programme of audit and assurance, but will also be instrumental in shaping, defining and leading this new model with a wide range of senior stakeholders including the CFO, the wider Executive Team and the Audit Committee.

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To apply, have a confidential discussion, or to see a full Position Profile, please contact retained advisor Daryl Harper at Rutherford Cross on 07535 091141 or [email protected].  Please note any direct or 3rd party applications will be passed to Rutherford Cross for review.