Date:  May 13, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Malta Limited

Luqa, MT, 4000


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 7,000 employees from more than 60 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 Crew Planning Manager Wizz Air Malta 

Based in Malta 



Purpose of the role:

Senior Crew Planning Manager will report directly to the Head of Crew Resources and Planning. The role’s primary responsibility is oversight on the Crew Planning function within the organization: ensuring roster efficiency and compliance with regulations as well as driving system and process improvements. The role will be responsible for the sub-team of Crew Planning Manager(s) and Training Planning Manager(s).


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


Key responsibilities:


  • Leading role in Crew Planning department. Oversight and accountability of the crew planning function with the organization.
  • Managing the team of Crew Planning Manager(s) and Training Planning Manager(s).
  • Optimizing the crew roster to ensure highest crew productivity while adhering to safety and compliance requirements.
  • Oversight of crew resources available to ensure program coverage and operational resilience.
  • Responsibility for roster fatigue and wellbeing for +3000 crew member.
  • Ensuring high efficiency of built rosters
  • Taking the lead in process and system improvement
  • Cross functional project management. Cooperation with various stakeholders across the organization (Crew Planning, Cabin and Flights Operation, Training, Human Resources)
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations (duty and flight time limitations, Fatigue Risk Management)
  • Liaison with Network and Revenue management teams on alignment of commercial matters and operational impact
  • Continuous checking the existing duty and flight time limitations, to make sure the published roster is legal and fulfilled the fatigue risk principles
  • Updating the personal crew data base and the working rule regulations and rest requirements
  • Determine the required headcount crew capacity to fulfil the Commercial schedule
  • Update the existing process and create new ones
  • Headcount gap analysis and improvement actions
  • What-if schedule analysis





  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Growth mindset and can-do attitude
  • Professional experience of 2-5 years in a multinational environment (including people management)
  • Ability to synthesize information into recommendations
  • Good oral and written presentations skills
  • Teamwork and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good leadership and people management skills
  • Fluent spoken / written English
  • Ability to live and work in Malta
  • Flexibility to travel as required away from Head Office
  • Completed university or college degree is a must
  • Knowledge of AIMS Crew and Ops system and knowledge of Working Rules Limitations and Rest Requirements are advantages .



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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