Head of Motorsports

Reporting to: CEO

Purpose of the Role:

To lead and direct all motorsports activities conducted by Radical Sportscars across the world, with emphasis on delivering a high level of professionalism at all times, effectively utilising internal and external resources to provide customers with an exceptional experience that they both enjoy and value.

Key relationships:

  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Championship coordinator
  • Marketing and Event manager
  • Team Mechanic
  • Customers
  • Sales team
  • External teams
  • Racing bodies

The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Developing and managing the racing structure within the Radical race series and track day events
  • Manage the Radical works race team
  • Support racing customers/teams
  • Manage and engage contractors where required
  • Provide support for testing and developing Radical cars

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • In-depth experience of both racing and the commercial aspects of racing
  • Previous experience of working in a motorsport environment
  • High level of driving competency preferably with demonstrable track record at national or international level
  • Preferable experience of developing and motivating a team
  • Seasoned professional that can address issues in constructive, firm and fair manner
  • Capable of negotiating with team owners and commercial bodies within set guidelines
  • Marketing knowledge preferable
  • Second European language desirable

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to interface with high net worth individuals
  • Ability to stay calm when competitor emotions run high
  • Takes the opportunity to proactively use initiative where appropriate
  • Highly self-motivated and able to motivate a team
  • A team player who can support others whilst also getting involved in day to day tasks as necessary
  • Able to lead by example and set expectations accordingly
  • Results focused and driven to achieve successful outcome
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively both in the UK and abroad often working on numerous weekends to cover races

Working hours:

Ideally full-time, part-time may be considered

Remuneration:

Flexible for the right candidate

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