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.

Cadet Program Manager

Location: Budapest
Job Code: 1212


Cadet Program Manager 

(Based in Budapest)

Purpose of the position:

The Cadet Program Manager is responsible for the oversight of all elements of the Wizz Air Cadet Program. This position ensures to establish the strategic goals of the program and supervises the implementation throughout the organization, including external partners. This position reports directly to the Head of Crew Resources and follows instructions of the Head of ATO.



  • To overview and align Wizz Air Cadet Programs
  • Preparation of program calendar (incl. recruitment)
  • Create and maintain connection with Cadet enrolled to Wizz Air Cadet Programs. Permanent communication stream with the cadets including feedback loop will enable them to get into the Wizz culture, being part of a team and is providing valuable insides for improvements
  • Envision the Future of Cadet Programs to have enough guaranteed trainees at the most efficient and tailor made form to Wizz Air
  • Creating strategy for target markets in line with long term network development plans
  • Establish an effective x-functional process and implement into PROMAPP
  • Initiate and monitor marketing activities to boost candidate numbers and program awareness
  • Select & create a recruitment platform best suited for Airline Standards
  • Improvement of candidate selection methods
  • Follow up of trainee numbers required vs in the pipeline
  • Follow Trainee Applications, Recruitment, Training Progress & and any changes with Wizz Air ATO
  • To maintain airline standards in training with Service Providers
  • Able to liaise with Service Providers and Present Wizz Air in our Cadet Programs
  • Be familiar & able to follow regulatory changes of Initial Pilot Training and Recruitments
  • Be able to maintain & update current contracts Be familiar with market conditions to be able to create new contracts


  • University Degree
  • Min 3 years working experience
  • Able to work in a team oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with managing cross functional programs
  • 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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