Date:  May 25, 2023
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 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.


Senior Manager Operations Control Center 

Based in Abu Dhabi 



Purpose of the position:

The candidate will be responsible for the management and control of the day-to-day flying program, delivering the flight schedule while maximizing roster efficiency and stability in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Place in the organization:

The Sr Manager Operational Control Center reports to the Head of Operations.


The Sr Manager Operations Control Center is responsible for:

  • The proactive and reactive contingency planning during times of disruption to the flight schedule.
  • Defining Ops recovery protocols and following the implementation within OCC.
  • Establish corrective action plans where non-conformities are identified.
  • Manages a team of Duty Managers, Navigation Officers, Crew Controllers and Crew Logistics Coordinators who are responsible for ensuring the flight schedule operations.
  • Maintain effective communication between the OCC, Crew Control and all other company departments and ensuring excellent communications links are established and maintained with all Crew, both Flight Deck and Cabin Crew.
  • Achieve KPI’s and Targets set out under Wizz Air annual objectives scheme
  • Review schedule performance and delay statistics to identify and recommend adjustments.
  • Ensure that all staff members are trained by coordinating the OCC initial and recurrent training process and effectively deploy the various rules and regulations that govern flight safety and effective completion of the flight schedule (crew rules, rest requirements, aircraft limitations and airport / airspace restrictions).
  • Monitor OCC staff to ensure goals, standards and targets are set and achieved. Encourage personal development, training and manage the cross functional process.
  • Maintain and monitor the day to day integrity of all Operational systems.
  • Actively participates in crisis management situations.
  • Provide management reports and trend reviews in areas such as sickness, leave, hotel & logistical requirements and costs.

Skills and competencies:

  • “Can do” attitude
  • Work well under pressure
  • Decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to a Safety Management System
  • Teamwork skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office


  • Please note we can only accept applications for this position from UAE Nationals
  • Minimum 4 years experience in aviation operations, including maintenance topics and flight dispatch, with 2 years minimum of OCC experience.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a complex, dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of both Operations Control, Crew Dispatch and FTL’s
  • Understanding and knowledge of Flight planning
  • Understanding and knowledge of Aircraft performance
  • Confident in spoken and written English
  • University Degree




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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