Senior Flight Operations Regional Manager South


Date: Aug 4, 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: Senior Flight Operations Regional Manager South 

BASE: BUD - Office  



Position in the organization

  • Senior Flight Operations Regional Manager (SFORM) reports directly to the Chief Pilot (CP).



  • In conjunction with the Flight Operations Country Manager (FOCM) o supervising and provide leadership to all flight crewmembers, both on and off duty, whilst maintaining good moral, social standards and a high standard of discipline and conduct, and
    • monitoring the on-time-performance of the region and take appropriate actions in accordance with the Chief Pilot’s directives,
    • Ensure proper distribution of HP is appropriately assigned.


    • Approve expense claims for FOCM;
    • Managing travel approvals and budgets for FOCM;
    • Managing the performance evaluation review of his/her FOCM;
    • Managing base changes of flight crewmembers to insure timely availability of trained flight crewmembers in their region remains at optimum levels according to variation in demand and company policy;
    • Manage the Wizz Air programmes for pilot peer support, and psychological re-assessments of pilots;
    • Liaise cross-functionally with Wizz Air departments to ensure Flight operations remains compliant with all labour and EASA policies;
    • Liaise with Flight Operations Administrative Assistant as required in the absence of the FOCM;
    • Liaise with FOCMs providing administration support for drug and alcohol checks;
    • Establishing weekly reports on flight operations performance;



  • Weekly Regional and Country managers meeting, attend
  • Quarterly Flight Ops Management Meeting with HFO and CP, attend


Authorities of the function

  • The SFORM may propose to the NP FLT/CP:
  • The removal of individual crewmembers from schedule;
  • To change the schedule of individual crew members;
  • Conduct disciplinary actions to support the NP FLT/CP/FOCM.


Place of work

  • Allocated operational base.


Skills and competencies

  • Capability to understand complex issues and procedures
  • Good understanding of the Company’s culture and strategy
  • Understanding of the principles surrounding aircrew rostering and Fatigue Management processes
  • Understanding of departmental operating policies, procedures and processes
  • Good people management skills
  • Ability to handle time pressure
  • Good communication & organizational skills
  • Very good English (both written and spoken)
  • Computer literacy (MS office etc.)


Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Passed successfully the HR Management skill test


Deadline for application: COB, Friday, 15th July.


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