WIZZ Management Trainee - Wizz Air Hungary Operations Function


Date: Sep 9, 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 airlineratings.com, 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: WIZZ Management Trainee - Wizz Air Hungary Operations Function 

BASE: BUD - Office  



Wizz Air CONTINUES the WIZZ Management Trainee Program in fall 2022!


We would like to give an opportunity for young talents in the last 1-2 years of their University studies, passionate about the aviation, to fly into the world of Wizz Air.
You will discover and experience full scope of activities of
one selected Function within Wizz Air's Headquarter in Budapest. While rotating between the Functional Departments over a period of 1-2 years, you will be learning live from real industry experts, working on transformative, complex projects and can land yourself a full-time employment with Wizz Air.




  • We are committed to making sure that everyone, everywhere can benefit from travel at the lowest prices, while keeping in mind the social, economic and environmental impact of our operations. 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 breakout of category & think outside of 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


1. Purpose of the position:


Driving Wizz Air Hungary’s executional excellence in line with the outlined growth plan and network diversification which includes focus on Safety, People Management and external Partner Management. The function drives process developments and standardization across the airline and ensures alignment with other AOCs. The function shall cover Ground Operation, Maintenance & Engineering, Safety & Compliance as well Flight Ops and Cabin Ops.

The organization is responsible for the safe, cost efficient operational execution.


2. PLACE WITHIN THE function and responsibilities:




Responsible for all Ground Handling activities and on time performance across Wizz Air Hungary bases and stations. The team leads and coordinates all cross-functional tasks around station openings, external airport and ground handler performance and drives on time performance. GO takes a key stake in Airport and Ground Handler contract content to ensure appropriate service levels.




  • Supporting the GO Managers in cross functional oversight activities.
  • Participate in contract negotiations with airports and ground handlers.
  • System automation project support with process mapping
  • Standardization and outsourcing activities.




The department is responsible for the Continuous Airworthiness of Wizz Air Hungary’s fleet and the oversight of its outsourced services. Focus is the compliance with all regulatory frameworks and manufacturer recommendation. The automation and control/oversight of standardized task is key development area in light of growth plans. Providing input, driving further and maintaining technical standardization across all AOCs and Central.




  • Supports the department in identifying and developing data driven standardization projects with stakeholders such as Group Technical services and external stakeholders..
  • Supporting development of KPIs to measure the service level of internal and external contracted service providers.




The organisation is responsible for the observance and development of Safety and Compliance standards in line with regulatory framework. The development, fostering and promotion of the Safety and Compliance Management System is key area of focus particularly with the integration and onboarding of high numbers of new joiners.




  • Supporting the organisation in the development of further data driven and automated reporting system which shall include external services.
  • Development of an appropriate communication strategy towards pilot and cabin crew with target oriented content.




Responsible for the overall safe and cost efficient operational execution of the flights. The department ensures/maintains high qualification standards of Flight crew team member. Additional focus are sustainability developments and compliance of fuel consumption related projects.

The organisation is being held liable for the integrity of cross functional regulatory standards including Flight time limitations. In addition the alignment and definition of standards across AOCs is a key element of successful future growth.




  • Supporting the further development of data driven pilot performance and grading system.
  • Project management and implementation of automated reporting with focus on Pilot upgrade programs, Annual Line Check program oversight, Base allocation of the pilots.




The Cabin Operations department is responsible for the overall customer experience on board including safety, wellbeing and services. Cabin Ops is the

only internal organisation which has direct contact with the customer, hence ensuring high standards in qualification, attitude and service orientation are

the key success factors for Wizz Air’s brand.

The organisation is being held liable for the integrity of regulatory standards on board and wellbeing of customer on board. Service experience including

personalization shall be focus area in light of the company’s growth.




  • Supporting the further development of data driven service experience including personalization of customer experience.
  • Supports the service management in identifying and mapping out any gaps in the service experience flow.
  • Supports the organisation in the continuous development of the evaluation tool
  • Supports the organisation to develop a communication and training strategy for efficient usage of existing and integrated tools such as roster changes, swaps, absence information etc.


3. Required Skills and Competencies:


  • English fluency
  • Graduating within 2 years from university
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, process and data driven mindset
  • Look at WIZZ as career opportunity, not just a job
  • Cross-functional interests
  • Enthusiastic about the world of aviation
  • Eagerness to challenge, learn and grow
  • Self-motivated and good working in a team
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Disruptive thinking process, challenging mindset




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