Date:  Jul 18, 2024
Company:  Wizz Air Malta Limited Valletta – Sucursala Otopen

Otopeni, RO, 75100


Wizz Air is a leading European low-cost airline. 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 100 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.


Health and Safety Specialist 

Based in Otopeni 



Purpose of the position:

The Health and Safety Specialist will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing safety and health programs within the organization. This role involves identifying workplace hazards, conducting risk assessments, ensuring compliance with safety regulations, and fostering a safe work environment. The specialist will collaborate with various departments to promote a culture of safety and health.



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
  • 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




  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments for each component of the work system (performer, task, equipment, and environment).
  • Identify potential hazards and implement appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and update the organization's prevention and protection plan.
  • Ensure all safety measures are in line with current regulations and company policies.
  • Create and disseminate safety instructions tailored to the specific activities and conditions of the workplace.
  • Ensure instructions are approved by the employer before distribution.
  • Propose safety and health duties for workers based on their roles.
  • Ensure these responsibilities are included in job descriptions and approved by the employer.
  • Verify that all employees adhere to the prevention and protection plan, safety instructions, and their specific duties.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to ensure compliance.
  • Prepare technical documentation for safety and health training.
  • Develop and conduct training programs for all employees, including periodic refreshers.
  • Design and implement a training-testing program to evaluate employee understanding and application of safety protocols.
  • Develop and maintain an action plan for serious and imminent dangers.
  • Ensure all employees are trained to respond effectively to emergencies.
  • Maintain records of high-risk areas and activities as required by regulations.
  • Establish safety signage and ensure proper placement according to regulatory standards.
  • Maintain records of professions requiring authorization and additional medical exams.
  • Coordinate with occupational medicine to monitor worker health and fitness for duty.
  • Oversee the maintenance and inspection of safety systems, including alarms, ventilation, and protective equipment.
  • Ensure periodic checks and testing of work equipment are performed by qualified personnel.
  • Participate in the investigation of workplace incidents.
  • Prepare and maintain reports on work-related accidents and incidents.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and directives from labor inspectors.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including other employers sharing the same workplace.
  • Monitor and update safety plans, including warning, protection, and evacuation plans.
  • Propose incentives and sanctions based on compliance with safety obligations.
  • Undertake specific activities to enhance workplace safety and health, including those related to explosive atmospheres and other specialized risks.





  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in health and safety roles.
  • In-depth knowledge of local and national safety regulations and standards.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and training skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.


Functional Capabilities & Skills:

  • Ability to conduct field inspections in various work environments.
  • Capability to respond to emergencies and provide hands-on assistance as needed.



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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