Head of Continuous Improvement

  • London
  • Job reference 14006
  • Location London
  • Duration Permanent

Are you a highly technical strategic leader? Do you want to be part of a progressive organisation? Have you previously played a crucial role in an airport transformation?


  • We are recruiting a Head of Continuous Improvement to spearhead creation and implementation of the operational strategy at a rapidly expanding London airport.
  • You will focus on: change management, capacity planning, operational planning and operational readiness.
  • You will lead the continuous improvement team in analysing operational and capacity data, using it to inform what operational improvements need to be made and creating a strategy to prepare the airport for the future, whilst ensuring it runs smoothly today.


  • This role gives you the chance to define the operational strategy of an ambitious London airport.
  • You will manage a highly technical team who are crucial to the airport’s present and future success.
  • This airport is in the midst of a truly incredible development programme and you will play a central part in ensuring it reaches significant milestones throughout its transformation.
  • The airport not only invests in its infrastructure but its people too; you will receive constant support and training where needed.
  • There will be genuine scope for career progression with this organisation.


  • Have you got a demonstrable history of involvement in major transformation projects within the airport environment?
  • Are you educated to degree level in either transport, engineering, aviation or a related discipline?
  • Do you have impeccable communication skills at all levels and an ability to turn complex analysis into meaningful strategy which can be understood by non-technical individuals?
  • Are you an expert at managing a variety of stakeholders, ensuring even competing priorities are paid due care and attention?
  • You MUST have been a UK resident for the past three years.


If you think that this role could be the ideal next step in your career please send your CV to danielle.godolphin@foundationrecruitment.com