Operations Safety Manager


Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.





Wizz Air is the fastest growing and greenest European low-cost airline, operating a fleet of 134 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the financial year F20 ending 31 March 2020. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world’s top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognizing individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service.


JOB TITLE: Operations Safety Manager 

BASE: BUD - Office  




The OPS Safety Manager is responsible for safety management activities in the field of flight, cabin, ground operation and fatigue risk management:


  • Responsible to set and run the SMS organisation, including goal setting of the Team Members, follow-up of their performance, and supervising the daily operation of the SMS on the operation area;
  • Maintaining and coordination of airline of hazard identification, risk assessment;
  • Support and review of mitigating actions for identified hazards and risks;
  • Coordination of safety related activities of airline operations departments
  • Participation in assessment of operational risks with appropriate nominated postholder/operational manager;
  • Coordinate activities of subordinates: safety captains, safety SCAs, FRM team and ground ops safety support;
  • Reporting and coordination of MORs to EASA and follow up of on time closing;
  • Investigation of safety reports and proper linking to SPIs and risk register;
  • Prepare material and manage Functional Safety Action Group meetings;
  • Review and follow up and support of management of change and other required actions in case of identification of changes in the environment of Wizz Air operations and/or regulatory framework;
  • Suggest update and development of Integrated Management Software;
  • Development, implementation and constant review of safety KPIs and SPIs;
  • Suggest changes to company SMS training syllabus;
  • Provision of required input into Safety Review Board, Safety Action group and other safety related meetings;
  • Monitoring of industry trends and hazards for implementation of proactive mitigating actions in the company;
  • Participation in development of a positive corporate safety culture;
  • Participation in development of safety related policies, procedures and manuals.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of safety management principles (EASA, ICAO, IOSA);
  • Significant experience in Safety Management Systems and risk management;
  • Previous work experience in aviation safety, compliance, quality control;
  • Experience in air carrier operations is a plus;
  • Experience in management of complex projects;
  • PC user skills at advanced level (MS Office);
  • Experience with SMS software and tools;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Data analysis skills and good knowledge of statistics;
  • Analytical skills, creativity;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills;
  • Current or former Pilot licence on A320 family or similar type is an advantage;
  • Experience with Fatigue risk management is advantage.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Significant experience in Safety Management Systems and risk management;
  • Previous work experience in safety, compliance, quality control in the area of cabin, ground and technical operation is advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of safety management principles;
  • College or University degree


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