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.

Compensation Manager

Location: Budapest
Job Code: 1320


Compensation Manager



Purpose of the position:

Compensation Manager is the lead compensation expert in HR department, who plays important role in monitoring and developing the existing compensation structure, analyzing salary benchmark data, supporting HR and leadership decisions and coordinating all compensation related projects. 


  • Serves as the lead compensation expert to HR, leadership team and to external service providers (payroll, immigration services, tax consultants etc.).
  • Reviews compensation trends, coordinates the annual salary benchmark analysis to evaluate external competitiveness and internal satisfaction and efficiency of the reward programs for Cabin Crew, Flight Crew and Office employees.
  • Ensures that the compensation schemes comply with legal and regulatory requirements and are aligned with the company policies and objectives.
  • Coordinates the annual salary planning process, salary structure reviews/updates, internal equity reviews.
  • Supports the Finance department in the budgeting process with preparing salary budgets and associated cost modeling.
  • Coordinates Short Term Incentive and Long Term Incentive planning.
  • Provides compensation expertise to HR Managers and senior leaders with respect to structuring job offers.
  • Advises on general PIT and SSC inquiries, work with tax advisors to solve complex Tax/SSC related questions across the Wizz network.
  • Leads and coordinates compensations related projects. 
  • Develops pay structures and ranges for opening bases in new network countries.
  • Monitors existing rewards programs and metrics to ensure conformance to corporate strategies, policies and ensure their cost-effectiveness.
  • Updates or develops compensation related processes, guidelines and policies.
  • Responds to ad hoc compensation related questions and inquiries.
  • Manages internal and statutory reporting (to Accounting, to the National Statistical Office, local tax and SSC authorities etc.)


  • College or University degree
  • 2-3 years’ experience in Compensation/Reward or Financial Controlling position in a multinational environment
  • Capability to understand complex issues and procedures
  • Proactive approach
  • Efficient problem solving
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Attention to details, good with numbers
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Excellent English
  • Strong excel knowledge
  • Availability for occasional international 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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