Our vision, mission and purpose

At London Southend Airport we have a clear vision, mission and purpose that truly activates our business. 

Our vision

is to create better connections for our partners, people and communities. 

Our mission

is to enable people and businesses to travel, connect and grow. 

Our purpose

is to create smarter experiences that connect the world around us. 

Our employee benefits



Lifelong learning through the investment in work related skills and qualifications of our employees is a priority for us, apprenticeships are a fundamental part of this offering and one which we encourage our employees to engage with at all levels.

Employee Forums

We have established People Forums in each business area to allow us to understand perspectives of the team and to work together to identify opportunities to improve employee engagement and development. 

Life assurance

We offer all our employees minimum life assurance cover of two times annual salary.

Employee assistance programme

Our Employee Assistance Programme is there to confidentially support and provide advice and guidance to our employees with all health and legal related issues.

Employee Discount Scheme

Learning & Development

London Southend Airport actively promotes lifelong learning and wants every employee across our business to be able to fulfil their potential at work, by taking on new challenges and developing their career. As a business, we are passionate about creating a culture of continuous learning and development. Depending upon your role, you will be able to access a range of formal and informal training opportunities to further develop your career.

Our values

We take pride in our dedication to delivering our best every day. 

Mostly we bring a can-do attitude - we just get on with it. 

Our culture is open and honest, agile and flexible, and we are each empowered to look for solutions and bring ideas. We are accountable, we take ownership and go the extra mile for colleagues and customers. We take care, always focus on improving, owning it together and stay connected. 

Our values shape how we work every day with each other, our customers and our partners.

Take care

- We’re committed to keeping ourselves and others healthy and safe. Every day. - We focus on total wellbeing and a people first approach. - We are trusted to keep our word and be fair and ethical. - We are committed to being socially and environmentally conscious.

Always improve

- We always find ways to delight our customers. - We strive to learn more and keep evolving. - We thrive on new ideas and new thinking to make our business better. - We never settle.

Own it together

- We are courageous and look for possibility where we can. - We’re proactive, agile and flexible. - We take pride in our can-do attitude. - We deliver ‘great’ every time, together. - Service, quality and success matters.

Stay connected

- We look after each other and show respect for our communities. - We find connections and work as one team. - We’re open-minded, honest and straight talking. - We listen to understand.

Equality and diversity

London Southend Airport recognises that to attract talent and build a sustainable business we need to ensure that we are a truly inclusive and diverse organisation.

As an inclusive employer, we want everyone to have the opportunity to submit their best application and show us their best self during the recruitment process, from application through to interview and onboarding. Therefore if you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team for your role or contact lsahr@southendairport.com

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