Date:  Mar 12, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Innovation Kft.

Budapest, HU, H-1103


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




Purpose of the role:


The Group Data Protection Officer will be responsible for directing and overseeing all data protection activities for the Group (currently includes Wizz Air Hungary, Wizz Air UK, Wizz Air Malta and Wizz Air Abu Dhabi). The role is appointed to fulfil a statutory obligation for a Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as local requirements. The Group Data Protection Officer will report to the Head of Legal, with dotted line reporting to the Corporate Officer.


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
  • Relocation package (if applicable) – expense budget, Temporary accommodation, Administration support
  • Life insurance
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility
  • 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


Key responsibilities:


  • Managing the assignment of responsibilities to ensure privacy by design at all levels and to deliver compliance with data protection laws and policies of the Group
  • Informing and advising on data protection laws and policies of the Group
  • Maintaining appropriate data protection policies and procedures and ensuring their implementation
  • Monitoring compliance with data protection laws and policies of the Group: collection of information to identify processing activities, analysis and review of compliance of processing activities
  • Overseeing the maintenance of records required to demonstrate data protection compliance
  • Supervising and advising on data protection impact assessments
  • Managing a program of awareness-raising and training to deliver compliance and to foster a data privacy culture within the Group
  • Ensuring that the Group addresses all queries from data subjects within legal timeframes
  • Liaising with service providers and other contracted partners who participate in the data processing activities of the Group
  • Acting as a point of contact with EU residents, supervisory authorities and internal teams
  • Follow up with changes in data protection law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance
  • Continuous review to simplify and streamline processes to provide scalability for growth of the business 






  • Master's degree
  • Legal background and at least 5 years of experience in a consulting company or in a law firm and/or in the legal or compliance department of a multinational company with proven experience in Data Protection and IT Law
  • Solid knowledge of the European data protection legal framework
  • In-depth understanding of the GDPR (the candidate should ideally hold a CIPP/E and/or CIPM as well as CISM or CISSP)
  • Experience with developing, documenting, communicating and rolling out a global privacy program
  • Experience in tools to automate privacy, and to report on privacy compliance
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity risks, PCI DSS and other information security standards
  • Understanding of global privacy law in relation to all business functions (sales, marketing, HR, R&D)
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage cross-functional projects
  • Ability to make good judgements regarding data privacy risks and to prioritize resources and activity around managing those risks
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication capabilities, both verbal and written and comfortable working with diverse cultures
  • Ability to work with peers and senior management, inspiring trust and confidence
  • Good organizing and coordinating skills
  • Fluent professional English, both spoken and written
  • High degree of independence, with attention to detail



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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