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Data & Analytics Manager

Iztok Franko

Website Wizz Air

Purpose of the position:

The Data & Analytics Manager is the owner of one of the key pillars of Wizz Air’s Digital organization. Wizz Air is committed to driving business optimization and customer engagement through the deployment of state-of-the-art decision support tools across the entire enterprise. This role’s primary responsibility is to ensure seamless operation of the existing Data & Analytics (BI) platform and to manage development projects working closely with business analysts, Digital managers, and other stakeholders. This individual is also responsible for the creation of the Analytics strategic roadmap, for ensuring Wizz Air’s data assets are properly cultivated, documented, and leveraged, and for helping guide the long-term Data & Analytics architecture. This position reports to the Head of Engineering, Analytics, and Architecture within the Digital organization.

Responsibilities include:


  • Ensure 7/24 DWH availability and smooth system operation
  • Enforce data security on all databases
  • Manage DWH related incidents and requests
  • Create a short and mid-term plan for database size, upgrades


  • Work closely with various business functions to define development requirements
  • Manage a team of 20-25 external developers
  • Design the architecture of the chosen BI solution
  • Hold regular training sessions for business users


  • Manage budget, time, and developer resources
  • Manage multiple vendors and participate in IT tenders
  • Responsible for yearly and quarterly budgeting process
  • Form and manage BI strategy
  • Actively seeks opportunities, embracing the ideation process to leverage the possibilities in data
  • Drive company level master data management, data catalogue, and data dictionary to increase maturity and usability
  • Responsible for the following systems, applications:
  • Data Marts & Related OLAP cubes
  • Reporting and Dashboards
  • Master Data Management
  • Yield Management (Pricing) Systems
  • Machine Learning-based applications
  • Data Management, Databases
  • Data Integration Platforms, Messaging to 3rd parties (authorities, partners, airports)


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in MS SQL, Reporting Services, Analysis Services, Power BI, Integration Services, BizTalk or equivalent technologies.
  • University or college degree 
  • Experience in managing a developer team, preferably including vendor management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to cooperate with a variety of stakeholders, team player personality.
  • Dedication, positivity, integrity, and inclusivity.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for enterprise-level Data & Analytics solution
  • Ability to live and work in Budapest, Hungary
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Job Details

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Airlines/Aviation

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Accounting/Auditing
  • Finance

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.

Iztok Franko

I am passionate about digital marketing and ecommerce, with more than 10 years of experience as a CMO and CIO in travel and multinational companies. I work as a strategic digital marketing and ecommerce consultant for global online travel brands. Constant learning is my main motivation, and this is why I launched Diggintravel.com, a content platform for travel digital marketers to obtain and share knowledge. If you want to learn or work with me check our Academy (learning with me) and Services (working with me) pages in the main menu of our website.