Ground Operations Safety and Compliance Manager

Ground Operations Safety and Compliance Manager

companyWizz Air
locationBudapest, Hungary
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Office, Operations

Purpose of the position:

The Ground Operations Safety and Compliance Manager reports to the Senior Manager Safety on safety matters and to Compliance Manager on compliance matters.

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.


Ground Operations Safety and Compliance Manager is responsible on safety for:

  • Taking part in development and maintenance of Wizz Air’s Safety Management System
  • Monitoring industry legislation changes, safety trends relating to ground operations and initiating risk
  • mitigation actions as required
  • Performing mandatory reporting to EASA and safety investigations if required
  • Processing safety reports related to ground operations, creating and distributing actions
  • Representing ground operations safety at the Safety team, SAG and SRB meetings
  • Analysing trends and issuing safety recommendations related to ground operations
  • Managing safety projects and risk mitigation of safety issues (hazards) assigned
  • Contributing to safety bulletins, weekly ground operations safety reports and other safety
  • communications
  • Close cooperation with Ground Operations department, including regular meetings and tracking of
  • Safety Performance Indicators
  • Actively participates on Ground Operations Safety Action Group meetings
  • Performing risk assessments and managing the hazard log for Ground Operations
  • Contributing to safety bulletins and other safety communications
  • Participating in internal and external safety-related cross-functional projects
  • Performing safety trainings for operations personnel as assigned
  • Ground Operations Safety and Compliance Manager is responsible on compliance for:
  • Monitoring industry legislation changes, compliance trends relating to ground operations and
  • initiating compliance actions as required
  • Designs and monitors the execution of the audit and inspection plans for Ground Operations
  • Executing full scale supplier (organizational) audits, audit reporting and follow-up and ORG audits/
  • inspections as assigned;
  • Administration of the completion of the Ground Operations audit plan
  • Participating in internal and external compliance related cross-functional projects
  • Contributing to development of Wizz Air’s Compliance Monitoring Program
  • Ensuring the systematic review and data validation relevant to finding management in particular
  • CA/PA and implementation evidence management
  • Managing audits by external / contracted auditors (including IFQP, DAQCP and WLD)
  • Performing compliance trainings for Ground Operations Team and external auditors as assigned.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good knowledge of SMS and compliance monitoring principles and requirements (EASA, ICAO,
  • IOSA);
  • Significant experience in SMS (including risk management) and compliance monitoring
  • Previous work experience in aviation safety, compliance, air carrier operations
  • Experience in management of complex projects;
  • PC user skills at advanced level (MS Office);
  • Experience with SMS software and tools;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Data analysis skills and good knowledge of statistics;
  • Analytical skills, creativity;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.


  • Excellent knowledge of safety management principles;
  • Significant experience in Safety Management Systems and risk management;
  • Previous work experience in ground operation, safety, compliance or quality control.

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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