Date:  Jan 31, 2024
Company:  Wizz Air Abu Dhabi LLC

Abu Dhabi, AE, P.O. Box 1


Wizz Air is a leading European low-cost airline with a fleet of modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. Our mission is to provide affordable and reliable air travel to everyone, everywhere, while minimizing our environmental impact. We are proud to foster a diverse and inclusive team of over 8,000 employees from more than 90 nationalities, who share our values of inclusivity, positivity, dedication, integrity, and sustainability.


As a rapidly expanding airline, we offer exciting career opportunities across a range of functions, from flight operations to engineering, customer service, finance, and more. We provide extensive training and development opportunities to help our employees grow and succeed in their roles. Joining Wizz Air means joining a team that is passionate about aviation, dedicated to excellence, and committed to making air travel accessible and sustainable for all. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the aviation industry, we welcome you to explore our job opportunities and become a part of our success story.


Aviation Security Junior Manager 

Based in Abu Dhabi 



Purpose of the position:


The Security Specialist is an employee of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi responsible for aviation and facility security, security compliance monitoring matters as well as communications with UAE aviation and governmental agencies.


What we offer:


  • Base salary and employee bonus scheme
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations
  • Life insurance
  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation, exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke trainings)
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment, passionate, driven and diverse teams




  • Establish and maintain effective security liaison with Civil Aviation Authority of UAE, countries of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (WAD) destinations, , law enforcement , government agencies and airport authorities;
  • Supporting the aviation security and crisis management system.
  • Coordination and cooperation with the concerned authorities.
  • Implement emergency response plans if needed.
  • Recording and analysing any observations that violate international and national standards.
  • Implement operational procedures to ensure business continuity.
  • Develop policies and procedures in line with international and national regulations and requirements aimed at the security of operational processes.
  • Processing of emergency calls, and initiation of the required procedures based on the nature of the call.
  • Monitor the security portal, forward any operation relevant information to management.
  • Participating in risk and threat analysis, threat assessment and response capability.
  • Participating in investigations on security-related matters.
  • Revising the Emergency Response Plan for alignment
  • Ensure that this person is trained and qualified in the ERP and the role of the CMC/ERC Manager
  • Ensure that this person is assigned the role of CMC/ERC Manager or Director as applicable to ensure compliance with the SD.
  • Participate in Group risk and threat analysis, threat assessment and response capability. Prepare timely periodic reports regarding local threats to WAD operations;
  • Prepare and coordinate with line management local security procedures, relevant to specific fields of operations and/or processes;
  • Report all actual or suspected acts of unlawful interference with aircraft operations to the appropriate authority;
  • Analyze security-related reports from WAD departments on security-related matters and taking appropriate actions in coordination with line management.



  • Completed university or college degree is a must
  • Basic ICAO / IATA security training
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in aviation security
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Team work and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent spoken / written English and Arabic
  • Flexibility to travel as required.
  • A self-motivated individual with demonstrated capacity for ownership, and responsibility
  • Ability to work independently with strong drive towards exceeding the set goals


Working Conditions:


Work is performed both in office environments, outdoors, and will occasionally be performed at dangerous work areas (including but not limited to airside territories of airports, hangars, maintenance warehouses, on board of aircrafts, IT server rooms …). Employee may occasionally for shorter periods be exposed to chemicals/hazardous substances (toner ink, aviation fuel and other fluids), working in front of a monitor, loud noise, heat, cold, vibration, slips, trips and falls, electricity, sharp objects, machines at work.


Work time: full time



When applying, please only provide valid information regarding your educational background and certificates, as the original documents will be requested during the hiring process.


We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your skills and experience. Join the Wizz Air team and discover the world of opportunities. 



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