Airport Director
Isle of Man Airport

Job Reference: DOI-013503

Closing Date: 05/12/2021

Salary: £82,797 to £103,492 per annum

Department: Department of Infrastructure

Hours Per week: 37

About the role and our team

We are looking for an Airport Director who will help us operate, manage, maintain and develop the Isle of Man Airport. You will be responsible for running a safe and efficient Airport (including its associated air navigation services) as well as advising on airport/air navigation service provision, meeting the aviation needs of the community and generating revenue to meet operational costs and business plan targets.

You will exhibit high standards of leadership and will demonstrate the Department of Infrastructure’s commitment to be a great employer, which is customer focused and conscious of the need of its stakeholders.

The Department of Infrastructure (DOI) provides a diverse range of services for our local communities and these services includes highways maintenance and improvement works, mapping, waste management, air and sea port facilities, properties and asset management, coastguard search and rescue, the provision of quarries and raw materials to support infrastructure development and the construction industry. ​​​​​​​​​​​To find out more about what life is like working for the Department of Infrastructure, watch our video starring our wonderful employees talking about their careers within the Department.​​​​​​​

What can this role offer me​​​​​​​

  • Generous annual leave entitlement in addition to 10 Isle of Man public holidays
  • Rewarding contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working options as you will be working for a Flexible Working Employer
  • Cycle to work and Bus Card schemes
  • For those relocating or returning to the island you will receive a refund on your national insurance contributions during the first 12 months of your employment, this could be up to £4,000!​​​​​​​
  • You will be working on the beautiful Isle of Man with incomparable views and commutes that last no more than half an hour wherever you are going!
  • Access to government exclusive learning and development facility with bespoke courses tailored to your development and career progression
  • A relocation package of up to £10,000 based on receipts is available for this role

To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore! There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate). To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

​​​​​​​How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached role profile, alternatively contact Emily Curphey on 01624 685161.

Interviews have been provisionally arranged for week commencing 13 December 2021 however this is subject to change.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Additional information

Please note an enhanced police check and Security Clearance Check is required for this post which the Department will cover the cost of for you.

Flexible Working

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.