JOIN THE WIZZ MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAM!

Wizz Air is offering a unique opportunity to young talents in the last 1-2 years of their university studies, passionate about the aviation, to fly into the world of Wizz Air.

You will get the chance to discover and experience full scope activities of one selected Function within Wizz Air’s Headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. While rotating between the Functional Departments over the period of 1-2 years, you will be learning live from real industry experts, working on transformative, complex projects and can land yourself a full-time employment with Wizz Air.

Please note, that you will be the member of your selected department for the first 6 months of your traineeship, after this period you will rotate to another department within the given function.

APPLICATION & SELECTION

1.  Submit your application (You can select the department(s) of your interest during the application process).

2.  If your profile matches what we are looking for, we will contact you with the details and next steps.

3.  Upon invitation you will participate in one of our unique recruitment events.
        ○  Company and program introduction
        ○  Group exercise
        ○  Speed interviews

4.  Final interview with the Officer of the given Function.

5.  Contracting and start of the traineeship.
      ○ Expected start date of the traineeship: January 2024

WE ARE HIRING MANAGEMENT TRAINEES
TO THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS:

Cabin Operations is responsible for the largest community in the company, our Cabin Crew. Managers in Cabin Operations are working on processes and procedures and coordinating with their in-house service providers (such as Logistic, Rostering) to ensure high standards of Service and Safety aspects of operations in the cabin.

Responsibilities:

  • Co-leading automatization processes with Senior Managers
  • Leading short-term projects and developments
  • Create and follow-up crew engagement related ideas
  • Work with Local Base Managers networkwide on how to award crew in base and how to keep up motivation on a daily basis

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Maintenance and Engineering
  • Ground Operations
  • Flight Operations
  • Safety and Compliance

No rotation from this department

Crew Resources and Planning is at the heart of the operations, and its mission is to ensure the efficient deployment, management, and well-being of WIZZ's flight and cabin crews. By optimizing crew scheduling, training planning, resources, recruitment, and monthly rostering, the department plays a critical role in enhancing operational excellence and passenger experience while minimizing operating costs.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with operational and commercial teams to forecast crew demand, aligning resources with the commercial flight schedules.
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process, from identifying talent to onboarding new crew members.
  • Build monthly crew rosters that balance operational requirements, crew preferences, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversee crew availability and associated system development for swift response to operational changes.
  • Implement advanced crew scheduling software and solutions to optimize crew assignments for high utilization and minimal disruptions.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Group Training
  • Technical Services
  • Operations Control Centre

The mission of Data and Enterprise IT is to maintain the interconnected foundation for all Digital systems in the airline. This includes the configuration, data movement, and ongoing maintenance for large systems. Enterprise IT also covers all end-user support, including our Help Desk, Application Administrators, and Network/Infrastructure engineers. As data is both a foundation and an asset that can be used to create value, the Data and Enterprise IT team also creates the reports, analytics, and data science products to leverage our data to improve the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Keep detailed inventory of systems, data, and connections to ensure it is easy to add and change systems.
  • Understand data governance framework to make sure data is properly catalogued and validated.
  • Analyze business problems to understand what new reports or predictions can provide value.
  • Develop and customize connectors, reports, and data science products to deliver results to the business.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Digital Transformation and Innovation
  • Digital Engineering and Architecture

The mission of Digital Transformation and Innovation department is to build, deliver, and scale digital capabilities that solve real customers’ problems and generate tangible business impact. We are a team of digital evangelists with a deep passion for technology. We partner across the company to create digital products that our customers and employees love.

Responsibilities:

  • Cross-functionally collaborate to validate promising ideas, select the right digital solutions to achieve the goals, and lead execution to measurable results.
  • Take care of technology from start to finish - actively manage end-to-end product and project lifecycle from idea to launch and scale.
  • Ensure the solutions are built and implemented according to technology and cybersecurity standards, are validated, and create business value.
  • Build and deliver automation to remove repetitive manual work from the hands of our employees and enable their focus on value-add activities.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Data and Enterprise IT
  • Digital Engineering and Architecture

E-Commerce is responsible for owning and managing the website and mobile application and distribution platforms to increase ticket and ancillary revenue through continuous innovation and merchandising while delivering the highest standards for user experience on the digital channels.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Pricing and Revenue Management
  • Ancillary Revenue

Engineering and Maintenance Department is responsible for the management of the continuing airworthiness of Wizz Air aircraft by ensuring that the aircraft is maintained in accordance with the applicable regulation, as per approved maintenance program, using the appropriate tools and approved parts, by the certified person.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the airworthiness of Wizz Air aircraft.
  • Improve reliability of Wizz Air aircraft.
  • Oversight of aircraft maintenance organization performing maintenance on Wizz Air aircraft.
  • Taking part in various projects such as reliability improvement, audits, phase-in and phase-out, digitalization, etc.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Cabin Operations
  • Ground Operations
  • Flight Operations
  • Safety and Compliance

The purpose of the sustainability team is to coordinate and support the implementation of Wizz Air's sustainability strategy across the Group, collaborating with all internal stakeholders connected to the environmental, social, or governance pillar of ESG. The team is also managing the company's annual sustainability disclosures involving alignment and compliance with key ESG frameworks, and the company's greenhouse gas emissions inventory and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare regular updates on climate-related policies affecting the business.
  • Assist the team in the recurring benchmark analysis on sustainability best practices in the aviation sector.
  • Support the team in the preparation and information collection for the annual sustainability report cycle. Ensure the proper documentation of all information collected.
  • Help develop solutions to ensure the continuous improvement of the data granularity and accuracy of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions reporting on Scope 1, 2, and 3.

No rotation from this department

No rotation from this department

The Flight Operations department is the heart of Wizz Air AOC’s as responsible for aviation safety, including cabin operations, crew control, planning, and responsible for the compliance required by aviation regulations. It is one of the mandatory connections with the competent aviation authority with close cooperation with the Training Department. Besides the main tasks, the management of the pilots is a vital function, where company expectations are achieved.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the safety, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Managing the regional organization to secure day-to-day operations, including on-time performance, project management, pilot number determination, and collaboration with Wizz Air’s subsidiaries.
  • Close cooperation with the Training Department ensuring that flight crew training is performed according to the relevant regulations and company operation standards.
  • Assessing the future potential risk through an active review of future demands in line with projected operational growth and proactively identifying suitable resources, technologies, systems, or processes to mitigate risk.
  • Representing Wizz Air in relevant industry bodies.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Maintenance and Engineering
  • Cabin Operations
  • Ground Operations
  • Safety and Compliance

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Maintenance and Engineering
  • Cabin Operations
  • Flight Operations
  • Safety and Compliance

Group Training Department is responsible for training new pilots and cabin crew under the Wizz Air organizations of ATO and CCTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan the yearly recurrent training for our pilots and cabin crew. Keep them current/compliant as per regulation.
  • Select and train trainers. Develop and standardize trainers.
  • Plan ahead, 12-24 months, the capacity for trainers, simulator, and training classrooms.
  • Maintain the training management system that we run all crew e-Trainings and crew qualification.
  • Run the WAPA (Wizz Air Pilot Academy) program. New cadets’ recruitment and training.
  • Amend, align, and maintain the operations training manual and all training material as per regulations.
  • Monitor initial and recurrent crew qualification and make sure that no licenses or medical expiries arise.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Technical Services
  • Crew Resources and Planning
  • Operations Control Centre

The mission of the Network Development team is to shape the future route network of Wizz Air, deciding which new geographies to explore and add to the network.

Responsibilities:

  • Help the managers to create new route performance assessments.
  • Review market trends and create comprehensive reports distributed to management.
  • Develop ad-hoc analysis to support the development of the route network.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Airport Development
  • Scheduling and Slots

The mission of Operations Control department (OCC) is to provide control over the flights planned for a period of 3 days prior to their departure until completion, and to coordinate the work of every stakeholder involved in the safe and economical operation of those flights. Also, to decide and disseminate information concerning any decisions and measures taken in the case of irregularity. OCC is the heart of WIZZ operational oversight through exceptional service delivered by a highly motivated, cross-functional, and future-focused team with the single goal of continuous operations performance improvement in a safe and cost-focused, sustainable manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Deep dive into OCC-related developments by testing, understanding, and brainstorming about the ongoing projects.
  • Support OCC team in administrative tasks.
  • Create regular and ad hoc reports.
  • Participate in Facility and Wellbeing related tasks.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Technical Services
  • Crew Resources and Planning
  • Group Training

The mission of the Pricing and Revenue Management Department is to maximize ticket revenue via continuous development of demand forecast-based dynamic pricing and tactical trading interventions reflecting the latest market conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Special event calendar mapping dashboard report
  • Further optimizing group and allotment pricing algorithm
  • Ancillary price A/B testing
  • Booking flow product placement/reordering testing

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • E-Commerce
  • Ancillary Revenue

The mission of Safety and Compliance Department is to ensure that Wizz Air is operating in line with the highest safety standards and that we are complying with all regulatory and internal requirements. We are in constant interaction with other airlines to discuss safety and work daily with various regulatory bodies within and also outside Europe.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and maintain automated dashboards and databases to monitor Safety and Compliance team performance; based on any trends observed, proposing recommendations for change
  • Participate in safety meetings and gain insight into the aviation safety world
  • Contribute to the improvement of safety promotion materials by reviewing and updating training and communication materials, organizing and executing surveys to gain feedback on various safety-related topics
  • Support in audit organization tasks

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Cabin Operations
  • Flight Operations
  • Ground Operations
  • Maintenance and Engineering

The mission of the Scheduling and Slots department is to create an ultra-low-cost flight schedule that aligns with the airport terminal and runway capacities. Our goal is to optimize the utilization of the airline assets, maximizing the revenue potential while meeting the requirements from the Airline Operations departments (Crew Planning, Ground Operations, Maintenance and Operations Control).

Responsibilities:

  • Develop schedule scenarios for new route launches and aircraft additions in collaboration with the Network Development team.
  • Regularly assess schedule feasibility to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate airport slot times to secure adequate capacity and resources for our flight schedule.
  • Support the scheduling objectives by producing rigorous analyses of operational performance, airport capacity and competitor schedules.
  • Load the new schedules and schedules updates into the reservation and operations systems.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Network Development
  • Airport Development

No rotation from this department

The department manages the major technical contracts and partners, developing the airline's maintenance program and responsible for delivering and supporting the daily technical support. The management of new aircraft deliveries and return of expiring lease contracts is also an integrated part of the team activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in contract negotiations and business support of the financial modeling for those projects. Participation in contract negotiation meetings.
  • Supporting the development of KPIs to measure the service level of certain suppliers.

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Operations Control Centre
  • Group Training
  • Crew Resources and Planning

After your first 6 months, you will rotate to one of the departments below:

  • Financial Planning and Controlling
  • Accounting


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