Date:  May 19, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős

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 7,000 employees from more than 60 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.


Safety Manager 

Based in Abu Dhabi 




  • We are committed to making sure that everyone, everywhere can benefit from travelling at the lowest prices, while keeping the social, economic and environmental impact of our operations in mind. Our strategy is built on low fares and a diverse network, supported by efficient and sustainable operations and high-quality customer service
  • WIZZ is a fresh, vibrant & contemporary brand, we are confident & not shy
  • We always strive to break out of category & think outside the box
  • Our 5 brand values lead the way:
    • Inclusivity – We collaborate together to achieve our goals
    • Positivity – We are an optimistic, happy, inspired and inspiring team
    • Dedication – We have an entrepreneurial ‘can do’ attitude: we take individual & collective ownership and are accountable for everything we do
    • Integrity – We hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of business ethics in everything we do
    • Sustainability – We strive to be the greenest choice of air travel and work hard on continuously decreasing our environmental footprint



  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation
  • Real international experience
  • Comprehensive, end-to-end processes oversight
  • Exposure to C-suite management
  • Career advancement, internal talent management and development program opportunity (WIZZ Academy)
  • Passionate, driven and diverse team
  • Growing network across Europe, the UK and the Middle East
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the employee bonus scheme – according to the company policy
  • Unlimited number of discounted tickets on Wizz Air flights – according to the company policy
  • Observation flight and airport visits 



  • Expense budget will be available 
  • Temporary accommodation will be provided for a definite time period
  • Administration support



 Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is looking for a person with experience in Safety Management to support the Post Holder Safety in conducting the effective implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS) as per the GCAA regulatory requirements. In this role the job holder will be exposed to the dynamic and challenging environment that brings unique experience and helps to develop multiple professional skills.


The responsibilities of the position include (not limited to):

1. Safety policy and objectives

  • Liaise with counterparts at airlines, airports, contractors on Safety matters
  • Keep the SMS documentation up-to-date
  • Participate in development and promotion of a just and positive safety culture
  • Deputize the Post Holder Safety in industry bodies and stakeholder meetings


2. Safety risk management

  • Facilitate hazard identification and risk analysis
  • Assign safety actions, follow-up on implementation
  • Facilitate the internal safety forums (e.g. Safety Action Groups) and manage the outputs
  • Support Post Holders and their team members in safety matters
  • Monitor aviation industry, trends and hazards, recommend the internal mitigating actions
  • Escalate significant safety issues to the Post Holder Safety, as necessary


3. Safety assurance

  • Perform initial assessment and categorization of safety reports
  • Monitor the Management of Change records and escalate to Post Holder Safety, as necessary
  • Develop, implement and review the existing Safety Performance Indicators and Hazards
  • Identify and monitor Safety Objectives and Safety Performance Indicators
  • Submit Mandatory Occurrence Reports and other reports to GCAA, follow-up and on-time closure
  • Contribute to improvement of Integrated Management Software


4. Safety promotion

  • Contribute to preparation of safety communications, periodic safety updates and bulletins
  • Track validity of safety trainings for key management personnel (e.g. Post Holders) and assign recurrent trainings in timely manner
  • Contribute to the improvement of the SMS training programme, and identification of training needs for key management personnel
  • Distribute information as appropriate to ensure an organizational awareness of relevant flight safety issues


5. Emergency response

  • Contribute to implementation and development of the Airline Emergency Response Plan



  • Completed university or college degree is a must
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in aviation, with 2 years in Safety domain either Flight Operations or Aviation technical / maintenance background would be an advantage
  • Aviation regulations (Air Operations)
  • Safety Management System
  • Human factors in aviation
  • Safety investigation techniques
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with strong drive towards exceeding the set goals
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Teamwork and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent spoken/written English (Arabic would be an advantage)




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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