Date:  Nov 24, 2023
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 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 Commercial Manager 

Based in Luton 



Purpose of the role:


The Senior Commercial Manager will report to the Managing Director WUK and to the Group’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. The role’s responsibility will be to drive the commercial performance of the airline including route network development, strategic planning as well as negotiations and contracts with airports.



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:


  • Assessing new commercial opportunities based on strategic fit, financial and operational performance and growth potential;
  • Developing financial forecasts for potential new routes;
  • Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required;
  • Managing regulatory affairs of the network;
  • Assessing and interpreting market, economic and industry trends and the impact on route choice;
  • Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, capacity changes, strengths/weaknesses and recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities;
  • Developing and managing relationships with airports and other stakeholders (including government department, regulators, tourism organizations) in relation to WUK’s operations;
  • Organizing and managing airport selection tenders in relation to WUK’s current and future base operations;
  • Managing the contracting of all WUK commercial deals;
  • Participation in relevant airport user committees/slot co-ordination committees, etc. on behalf of WUK;
  • Maintaining relationships across the industry and participating in networking conferences and other forums;
  • Working with the Commercial Planning and Revenue Management team to determine optimal frequency and pricing ;
  • All the above responsibilities will be managed in close coordination and with the support of the Group’s Commercial Department.





  • Completed university or college degree is a must;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations;
  • Excellent oral and written presentations skills;
  • Appetite for teamwork and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Native / Fluent spoken / written English;
  • Right to live and work in the UK;
  • Flexibility to travel in and outside the UK;
  • Self-motivated individual with demonstrated capacity for ownership, and responsibility.



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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