Date:  Sep 17, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős

Budapest, HU, H-1103


We are committed to making sure that everyone, everywhere can benefit from travelling at the lowest prices, while keeping the social, economic and environmental impact of our operations in mind. Our strategy is built on low fares and a diverse network, supported by efficient and sustainable operations and high-quality customer service

  • WIZZ is a fresh, vibrant & contemporary brand, we are confident & not shy
  • We always strive to break out of category & think outside the box
  • Our 5 brand values lead the way:
    • Inclusivity – We collaborate together to achieve our goals
    • Positivity – We are an optimistic, happy, inspired and inspiring team
    • Dedication – We have an entrepreneurial ‘can do’ attitude: we take individual & collective ownership and are accountable for everything we do
    • Integrity – We hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of business ethics in everything we do
    • Sustainability – We strive to be the greenest choice of air travel and work hard on continuously decreasing our environmental footprint




Purpose of the position:

The position is responsible for ensuring through due diligence on any new strategic projects and initiatives being proposed for the Wizz Air Group as well as ensuring timely, efficient and effective planning and execution of strategic projects that have been approved by the Board and Sr Leadership Team.

Place in the organization:

The Senior Strategic Projects Manager reports to the Head of Strategic Projects.


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 training) 
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment, passionate, driven and diverse teams 


 The Senior Strategic Project Manager is responsible for:

  • Managing due diligence of new projects, acquisition and initiatives and where appropriate provide recommendations to the board and Sr Leadership Team
  • Managing projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying timelines, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • Coordinating internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule, and budget
  • Analyzing project status and, when necessary, revise the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that project requirements can be met
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with relevant client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes
  • Establishing and maintaining processes for managing scope during the project lifecycle
  • Assigning and monitor resources to ensure project efficiency and maximize deliverables
  • Reporting project progress, delays, outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to project work plan

Skills and competencies: 

  • Work well under pressure
  • Decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with and manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Ability to work remotely and independently


  • Min. 4 years of aviation experience is a commercial or operational role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and results-oriented approach
  • Experience in managing a multiple tasks and priorities at the same time.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, willing to take initiative and responsibility.
  • Confident in spoken and written English
  • University Degree


  • Previous Project Management Experience
  • Professional certification such as PMP or PRINCE2
  • Previous experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders



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