Motorsport Technical Manager

Motorsport Technical Manager

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Motorsport Technical Manager we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Special Vehicle Operations
Location: 18- Gaydon(LRGAYD)
Job Type: Contract
Rate: £26.90 per hour

You may also be known as: Motorsport Technical Manager

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Motorsport Technical Manager we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:
In order to further promote the Brand, SVO are creating a track version of a road based production vehicle. This vehicle will compete in a FIA approved championship in locations around the globe. We are looking for an individual to lead the development team responsible for taking this vehicle from initial concept into race series production and then be involved in the running of the team in the race series. The successful candidate will have overall vision for the car and the framework under which it will compete internationally. They will be the key decision maker for the race series, an ambassador for the series and will be expected to interface to the wider SVO team to aid future model development.

Skills Required:
1. Motorsport Engineering at management level. F1, WEC, WTC, WRC, LMP, FE or similar.
2. Knowledge and experience of FIA regulations and procedures.
3. High drive, self-motivated, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Experience Required:
Proven history of successful race engineering leadership, vision and delivery, Knowledge of FIA regulations and previous involvement with writing of regulations, Design experience in all race commodities, Network of race commodity engineering partners, High drive, self-motivated, able to work under pressure, Committed and flexible, Dedicated and single minded in pursuit of the team goal, Ability to lead and influence and manage a team.

Experience Preferred:
Relevant engineering degree, Experience of HV systems, Experience of working with an Automotive OEM, Ability to negotiate for the best customer outcome, Ability to understand and manage complex technical issues.

Additional Information :
Key Interactions: FIA regulatory bodies, design team, SVO engineering team, build team, Press and Public.

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Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.

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