Date:  May 2, 2024
Company:  WIZZ Air UK Limited

Luton, GB, LU2 9LY


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 experience, 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.


Crew Planning, Resourcing and Logistics Senior Manager 

Based in Luton 



Purpose of the position:


The Senior Manager of Crew Planning, Resourcing and Logistics supports the development, leadership, oversight, and management of all aspects of the Wizz Air UK (WUK) crew planning, logistics and crew resourcing functions while developing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders within other areas if the Wizz Air Group.


The role’s primary responsibility is to deliver on the KPIs set out by the Wizz Air Group in terms of crew utilization, crew cost controls and logistics to ensure a safe, efficient, and compliant crew planning and execution function whilst delivering on ULCC principles.


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
  • 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

Senior Manager - Crew Planning, resourcing and logistics is responsible for: 

  • Ensuring safe, efficient, and compliant Crew Planning, resourcing and logistics in accordance with all WUK operations manuals and operations planning and logistics procedures.
  • Ensure crew resources are adequate to fulfil the commercial schedule, highlighting any shortfall or risks within the delivery of the commercial schedule.
  • Recruitment, development, and management of the crew planning, resourcing, and logistics teams to achieve operational readiness, delivery, and excellence of the schedule, and ensuring sound economic decision-making processes in line with ULCC principles.
  • Ensures compliance with flight time limitations as approved by the UK CAA.
  • Ensuring that any policy and procedures pertaining to crew planning, resourcing and logistics recommended by the stakeholders of the Wizz Air group, shall comply with the applicable UK regulations.
  • Ensuring that any policy and procedures pertaining to crew planning, resourcing and logistics, recommended by the stakeholders of the Wizz Air group, shall contribute to the operational KPIs.
  • Ensures the provision of crew planning, resourcing and logistics services which contribute to the WUK Safety Management System.
  • Maintain an up-to-date operations planning and logistics manuals, for approval by the nominated person flight operations.
  • Suggest improvements to crew planning, resourcing via the flight operations management meetings and flight operations safety action groups.
  • As required, attend meetings and liaising with the UK CAA regarding regulations, compliance and oversight.
  • Ensuring the crew planning, resourcing and logistics resources are sufficient to meet the demands of the operation, both in AOC and within the common Wizz Air Group structure.
  • In conjunction with the WUK safety and compliance team ensuring that crew planning, resourcing and logistics has a robust internal audit function with particular emphasis in ensuring compliance with the flight operations manual suite.
  • In conjunction with the WUK safety and compliance team respond to safety reports relating to crew planning, resourcing and logistics ensuring robust corrective actions where applicable.
  • Participate in the risk assessment of hazards identified in the crew planning, resourcing, and logistics domain.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and comment on the future and current commercial schedule.
  • Analyze and report on periodic crew planning, resourcing and logistics, including violations.
  • Establishment and continuous development of procedures and resources with the Senior Manager Operational Control of WUK.
  • Monitoring all health and safety matters affecting crew planning, resourcing and logistics staff and taking steps to address any issues arising.
  • Monitor crew cost controls and deliver on ULCC principles, minimizing cost and finding efficiencies where practicable.


Skills and competencies:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Growth mindset and can-do attitude.
  • Ability to synthesize information into recommendations.
  • Good oral and written presentations skills.
  • Teamwork and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good leadership and people management skills.
  • 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.


Minimum requirements:




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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