Date:  May 7, 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.


Pilot Recruitment Manager 

Based in BUD - Office 



Purpose of the role:


The Pilot Recruitment Manager is responsible for the pilot sourcing strategy and execution. This position ensures all crewmembers fit within our company culture and have the necessary skills to perform their duties.



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 recruitment efforts from sourcing strategy, marketing plan, screening and testing to offer acceptance, for all pilot related recruitments
  • Execute sourcing activities, including but not limited to active resume database searches, job fairs, industry networking, advertisements, internet posting, building and managing career site for pilots, social media, employment agencies and employee referrals
  • Developing new recruiting sources, makes benchmarks, actively search for new sourcing opportunities and markets to be targeted.
  • Managing the pilot recruitment support team (responsible for background administration and running assessment events) as well as external vendors cooperation
  • Identifying and addressing existing and emerging recruitment gaps, recommend changes and action plans in order to recover for any downtrends, takes ownership in implementation of adjustment and reports status
  • Lead and participate in pilot recruitment and any related projects and programs
  • Provides inputs and lead within area of responsibility projects in order to automate and digitize processes and introduce innovative solutions enabling recruitment at scale.
  • Accountable for recruitment performance and deliverables. Actively measuring the KPIs and acting on improvements ideas.
  • Supports pilot recruitment events, open days and road shows






  • University Degree
  • Min 2 years working experience
  • Min 1 year working experience in recruitment
  • Able to work in a team oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with all phases of the recruitment life-cycle
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet established targets, and work within critical milestones
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal/written, and presentation), organizational, evaluation, and negotiation skills
  • Strong digital mindset, change driven,
  • MS Office literacy especially reporting and managing databases
  • Must be self-disciplined, structured, possess follow-up
  • Must be able to travel 



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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