Date:  May 15, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős

Budapest, HU, H-1103


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.


HR Generalist 

Based in Budapest 



Purpose of the role:

In this role the jobholder will be responsible for quality and efficient HR operations in the respective countries, improving employee experience by ensuring a smooth operating model in relation to the employee life cycle, payroll-related financial and legal requirements, relocation and contracting processes. The jobholder acts as the first point of contact for the service providers and the employees and the escalated issues related to remuneration, taxation and other hire to retire related matters. The HR Manager will report to the Regional HR Manager. 


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:


  • Responsible for operative functioning of the respective countries
  • Oversees employee process flow (new hires, transfers, terminations etc.) and data accuracy of employee management system
  • Ensures smooth payroll cycles (including labor distribution records, vacation and sick leave accrual)
  • Responsible for the management of the annual payroll activities (opening, closing and taxation in each country)
  • Manages and coordinates generic payroll related employee queries
  • In cooperation with the service providers constantly monitors changes in labor and social security law and the practical application of these provisions in the implementation of HR administration and payroll processes
  • Proactively seeks opportunities and supports long-term compliance, process improvement and automation projects and communicates those changes to stakeholders.
  • Proactively participates in labor, tax and internal audits
  • Oversees hire to retire process flow and serves as the first escalated point of contact in case of any issues or delays.
  • Responsible for overall external service providers management for the proper and timely execution of SLAs and active collaboration to ensure quality process execution and serves as an escalated point for issues
  • Ensures that tracking, reporting and realization of KPIs are in accordance with the required standards.
  • Escalates potential risk factors that arise to the Regional HR Manager if necessary
  • Prepares regular and ad hoc executive reports
  • Executes initiatives in long-term value creation and process redesign coordination in a joint effort with the respective Regional HR Manager and Senior HR Manager


People management:


  • Ensures constant workforce management of the operational tasks
  • Crosschecks and ensures capacity and resources of the HR Specialists
  • Establishes a stable knowledge management base in order to ensure continuous business operation





  • College or University degree
  • 3+ years of experience in delivering and steering high-quality customer services in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced experience in core HR procedures
  • Analytical thinking, good problem solving and well-organized way of working
  • Continuous improvement mindset, focus on team development
  • Advanced computer skills, including Office applications, combined with tech & digitalization affinity
  • Experience with SAP/Payroll systems will be an advantage
  • Excellent English, additional European language will be a valuable advantage
  • Good communication and people management skills
  • Ensures constant performance feedback to Specialists


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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