Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, it operates a fleet of 112 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 600 routes from 25 bases, connecting 146 destinations across 44 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of over 4,500 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of more than 34 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company recently received the highest 7-star safety rating by airlineratings.com, a world’s only safety and product rating agency, as well as was named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renown annual publication that recognizes the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry.

Pilot Recruitment Manager

Location: Budapest
Job Code: 1177



Pilot Recruitment Manager



Purpose of the position:

The Pilot Recruitment Manager is responsible for the oversight of pilot recruitment and job placement. This position ensures all crewmembers fit within our company culture and have the necessary skills to perform their duties. This position reports directly to the Head of Crew Resources and follows instructions of Cadet Program Manager.


  • Responsible for recruitment efforts from initial sourcing, screening and testing to offer acceptance, for all cadet programs
  • Participates on captain and first officer recruitment events, if needed
  • Execute recruitment and sourcing activities, including but not limited to: active resume database searches, job fairs, schools, industry networking, advertisements, internet posting, social media, employment agencies and employee referrals for cadets
  • Develops new recruiting sources
  • Schedule interviews, assessment events, conduct interviews and evaluate applicants
  • Establish and maintain recruitment KPIs for cadet programs
  • Coordinate all communication with candidates and provide excellent candidate care throughout the recruiting and pre and post interviewing activities
  • Participate in identifiyng recruiting needs, workforce planning strategies, and search assignments
  • Assist with identifying and addressing existing and emerging recruitment gaps
  • Lead and participate in pilot recruitment and or cadet program related projects and programs


  • University Degree
  • Min 3 years working experience
  • Able to work in a team oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with all phases of the recruitment life-cycle
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet established targets, and work within critical milestones
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal/written, and presentation), organizational, evaluation, and negotiation skills
  • Must be self-disciplined, structured, possess follow-up
  • Must be able to travel

If you would like to join the dynamic team of Wizz Air, please apply here and attach your English CV.

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