Date:  Nov 18, 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 8,000 employees from more than 90 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.


Senior HR Manager 

Based in BUD - Office 



Purpose of the position:

In this role the jobholder will be responsible for the HR strategic development of the Wizz Air Hungary and will oversee the operative functioning as well by ensuring a smooth operating model in relation to all the undergoing processes of the Company. Responsible for the implementation and harmonization of group service standards, processes, policies together with the Senior HR Manager for Wizz Air Malta. The jobholder acts as the final escalation point for issues related to payroll, taxation, compliance, immigration and contracting matters. The Senior HR Manager WAH will report to the Head of HR.


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





  • Serves as the primary source of HR knowledge to HR team and organizational stakeholders.
  • Develops an HR strategy for the countries within the region which is in line with the organizations, regional, and global goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements a manpower planning of the HR team in order to have the needed staff with the right competence on time, both national and international.
  • Ensures that the HR team and external service providers are working in a harmonized manner in accordance with the standard operation procedures and policies, defined SLA’s and KPI’s and identifies and implements mechanisms to promote cooperation, communication and teamwork within Wizz Air Group
  • Responsible for annual, quarterly and monthly cost control, for annual saving targets for Wizz Air Hungary
  • In partnership with the Compensation and Benefits team, defines and reviews in-country salary structure and benefit plans and communicates changes or updates
  • Acts as an impartial mediator in disciplinary procedures and ensure it is administered in an equitable and fair manner and meets all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Sets the expectation in agreement with the Head of HR for the reporting structure, dashboards, KPIs and secures those are delivered
  • Oversees preparation of regular and ad hoc executive Leadership reports
  • Supports Wizz Air Hungary HR team in overseeing outsourced service providers performance against deliverables set in the SLAs for Wizz Air Hungary HR operations.
  • Oversees global HR projects and makes a continuous effort in the development of further HR-relevant structures/processes.


People management:


  • Manages a team of Regional HR and HR Managers
  • Ensures constant headcount and workforce management
  • Establishes and monitors a stable knowledge management base and capability in order to ensure continuous business operation
  • Shows example as a leader by managing, coaching, motivating and developing team members
  • Makes sure to collect employee experience feedback on a regular basis




  • College or University degree
  • 7+ years of experience in delivering and steering high-quality customer services in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge on payroll procedures
  • Experience in coordinating operational teams with different backgrounds and professional orientations
  • Experience in strategic leading will be a valuable advantage
  • Analytical thinking, good problem solving and well-organized way of working
  • Continuous improvement mindset, focus on team development
  • Advanced computer skills, including Office applications, combined with tech and digitalization affinity
  • Experience with SAP/Payroll systems will be an advantage
  • Excellent English, additional European language will be a plus
  • Good communication and people management skills


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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