Network Development Manager

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

 

 

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Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, it operates a fleet of 120 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 700 routes from 25 bases, connecting 155 destinations across 45 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of over 5,000 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of more than 39.7 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company recently received the highest 7-star safety rating by airlineratings.com, a world’s only safety and product rating agency, as well as was named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renown annual publication that recognizes the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry.

 

JOB TITLE: Network Development Manager 

BASE: BUD - Office  

 

 

Summary

The Network Development Manager will report to the Senior Manager of Network Development. The role’s primary responsibility will be to develop route network recommendations and analysis related to new routes, new bases, strategic planning and the competitive environment.

 

Responsibilities / Main tasks

  • Assessing new markets based on strategic fit, financial performance and growth potential
  • Recommending new routes and bases to add to the network
  • Developing financial forecasts for potential new routes and bases
  • Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required
  • Working with the Revenue Management team and Airport Development team to determine amendments to existing routes, frequencies and airports
  • Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, capacity changes, strengths / weaknesses and recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities
  • Assessing and interpreting market, economic and industry trends and the impact on route choice
  • Managing the airport mix to ensure it does not exceed budgeted costs 
  • Managing regulatory affairs of the network. Securing seasonal route permits and new route designations.
  • Building relationships with airports and third parties (regions, tourism bodies, Civil Aviation Authorities etc.)

 

Education

  • Finalized College or University degree

Requirements & Competencies

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Team work and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English knowledge (both spoken and written)
  • Flexibility to travel as required away from Head Office

 

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