Safety Manager Ground Operations


Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.





Wizz Air, the fastest growing European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 145 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 10.2 million passengers in the financial year ending 31 March 2021. 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, 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, and a most sustainable company in the airline industry in 2021 by World Finance Magazine.


JOB TITLE: Safety Manager Ground Operations 

BASE: BUD - Office  



Place in the organization


The Safety Manager Ground Operations reports to the Senior Manager Safety




Safety Manager Ground Operations is responsible for:

  • Taking part in development and maintenance of Wizz Air’s Safety Management System
  • Monitoring industry legislation changes, safety trends relating to ground operations and initiating risk mitigation actions as required
  • Performing mandatory reporting to EASA and safety investigations if required
  • Processing safety reports related to ground operations, creating and distributing actions
  • Representing ground operations safety at the Safety team, SAG and SRB meetings
  • Analyzing trends and issuing safety recommendations related to ground operations
  • Managing safety projects and risk mitigation of safety issues (hazards) assigned
  • Contributing to safety bulletins, weekly ground operations safety reports and other safety communications
  • Close cooperation with Ground Operations department, including regular meetings and tracking of Safety Performance Indicators
  • Actively participates on Ground Operations Safety Action Group meetings
  • Performing risk assessments and managing the hazard log for Ground Operations
  • Contributing to safety bulletins and other safety communications
  • Communication with EASA on issues relevant to Ground Operations
  • Participating in internal and external safety related projects
  • Performing safety trainings for operations personnel
  • Participating in internal and external safety related cross-functional projects




  • Good 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
  • 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





  • Minimum bachelor degree
  • Excellent knowledge of safety management principles
  • Significant experience in Safety Management Systems and risk management
  • Previous work experience in ground operation, safety, compliance or quality control



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