Operations Manager

Winton Motor Raceway | Negotiable Full-Time

Pin Winton, VIC Australia

OPERATIONS MANAGER

MOTORSPORT MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ENGAGING AND INSPIRING LEADER

DRIVE MAJOR EVENTS AND MANAGE AN ICONIC REGIONAL MOTORSPORT VENUE

UTILISE YOUR EXCELLENT INTERPERSONAL AND PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS

The Benalla Auto Club Inc has a position available for an Experienced Operations Manager to take responsibility for the operational management of the Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla, in North East Victoria.

We seek an individual who can work competently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, both as part of a team and as an autonomous individual when required. Part of the management team of the Benalla Auto Club Group you will be involved in shaping the long-term future direction of Winton Raceway.

The successful candidate will be someone who can lead the team, create, manage and promote events, assist with the development of future venue improvements, maintain the financial performance of the business against agreed budgets. You must have the flexibility to adapt to last-minute changes and assist with managing the team to retain the long-term healthy respect and strong appreciation of the vibrancy and energy of the motorsport industry.

You will have exceptional presentation and communications skills, and the ability to develop and sustain excellent relationships with fellow team members, track users and other key stakeholders. Excellent customer relationship skills will be required for dealing with all Winton stakeholders which includes media representatives, volunteers and members of the general public.

Technical skills required include basic engineering, project management, financial acumen and competent usage of computer software. The position will take responsibility for:

  • High-level stakeholder relationship management;
  • Management and delivery of minor venue hires through to major motor racing events;
  • Asset management of the racetrack and its co-located facilities;
  • Leadership and management of dedicated specialist staff and volunteers; and
  • Management of various contractors and suppliers and operational works.

The successful candidate will be naturally engaging and inspire others to follow their lead. They will have a solid understanding of motorsports, and experience in managing people in a safely-operated commercial, sporting or major event environment. They will also have knowledge of race scheduling, timely works and grounds maintenance and be willing to contribute to infrastructure planning and improvements.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or strong industry experience are required for this role. The salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and may include private use of a motor vehicle or vehicle allowance.

The successful candidate will be expected to live within the local community in close proximity to Winton Motor Raceway.

Further enquiries about the position can be directed to Chris Lewis-Williams, CEO Benalla Auto Club Group on 0418 534 830 or clw@benallaautoclub.com.au.

Applications addressing the selection criteria should be made by 5.00pm Wednesday 9th January 2019 per the information pack via the url below:-

https://wintonraceway.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018.12.03-Applicant-Information-Pack-WMR-Ops-Mgr.pdf

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Salary: Negotiable

Added: 10th December 2018

Job Type: Full-Time

Posted in: Management

Location: Winton, VIC 3673 Australia

Company: Winton Motor Raceway

Website: http://wintonraceway.com.au

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