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Network Development Manager

Network Development Manager

companyWizz Air
locationBudapest, Hungary
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 3 weeks
Office, Operations
Permanent

Purpose of the position:

The Network Development Manager will report to the Senior Manager Network Development. The role’s primary responsibility will be to manage the route network recommendations for the airline, including managing capacity on existing markets and driving expansion of the network with new routes, new bases, strategic planning and reacting to the competitive environment changes.   

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

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing new markets based on strategic fit, financial performance and growth potential
  • Recommending new routes and bases to add to the network
  • Developing financial forecasts for potential new routes and bases
  • Building and maintaining financial evaluation tools as required
  • Working with the Revenue Management team and Airport Development team to determine amendments to existing routes, frequencies and airports
  • Assessing competition in terms of strategic plans, capacity changes, strengths / weaknesses and recommending actions based on the risks and opportunities
  • Assessing and interpreting market, economic and industry trends and the impact on route choice
  • Managing the airport mix to ensure it does not exceed budgeted costs
  • Managing regulatory affairs of the network. Securing seasonal route permits and new route designations.
  • Building relationships with airports and third parties (regions, tourism bodies, Civil Aviation Authorities etc.)
  • Maximize profitability by optimizing capacity and weekly frequencies, ensuring the right product is offered to the market
  • Managing capacity on a portfolio of routes comprising several countries and bases
  • Deliver monthly capacity plan updates to management

 Requirements:

  • Completed university or college degree is a must
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Business mindset and ability to synthesize information into recommendations

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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