Core Platform Manager

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY!

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

 

 

 

Who we are:

  • 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

 

What we offer: 

  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment
  • Comprehensive, end-to-end processes oversight
  • Exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke training)
  • A passionate, driven and diverse team
  • Work in a fast-growing – can-do – organisation, which is expanding in Europe, the UK and the Middle East
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the employee bonus scheme
  • An unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations.
  • On-the-job training in the airline operations
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility

 

Relocation package (if applicable)

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

 

Purpose of the position:

 

The Core Platform Manager at Wizz Air is responsible for the selection, customization, integration, and operation of the main business systems that run the airline. These systems include our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, our Passenger Service System (PSS), and our Airline Control System. As part of the job, the Core Platform Manager will lead a team of project managers, architects, business analytics, and developers to assess and implement necessary changes to core systems and their integrations. The role also has a significant financial component – the Core Platform Manager is accountable both for the resource costs as well as the spending toward the providers of our systems.

 

The ideal candidate will have a foundation in technology but a passion for management. The systems and integrations owned by this individual form the backbone of the airline and are the most critical for the continued operation and growth of the airline.

 

This position reports to the Head of Analytics and Core Platforms in the Digital organization.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Support

 

  • Ensure 7/24 L2 and L3 support is available for all core systems
  • Ensure integration with security and identity management systems
  • Maintain and analyze
  • Create a short and mid-term plan for database size, upgrades

 

Project

 

  • Work closely with product teams to ensure proper functional requirements
  • Manage a team of 20-25 external resources including developers and project managers
  • Drive prioritization and decision-making with a focus on business value
  • Coordinate with cross-functional aviation teams to transform the business

 

General

 

  • Manage budget, time, and developer resources
  • Manage multiple vendors and participate in IT tenders
  • Responsible for the yearly and quarterly budgeting process
  • Form and manage Core Platform strategy, including industry benchmarking and competitor analysis
  • Actively seeks opportunities, embracing the ideation process to leverage the possibilities in both “off-the-shelf” and custom enhancements of core systems
  • Drive company-level training and engagement for core systems, and ensure alignment with enterprise master data program for effective integration with a data ecosystem

 

Requirements:

 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Information Technology as Project Manager, Solution Architect, Business Analyst, or equivalent position.
  • Experience in managing a developer team, preferably including vendor management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to cooperate with a variety of stakeholders, team player personality.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Preference for having worked with ERP development and integration or having a strong finance background
  • Dedication, positivity, integrity and inclusivity.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for Technology Solutions
  • Ability to live and work in Budapest, Hungary
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback to you at this stage, should your application not meet the requirements. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

 

 

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