Technical Director role for Formula Regional Oceania Championship


Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand is recruiting for a Technical Director for the Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship (CTFROC)

Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand is recruiting for a Technical Director for the Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship (CTFROC).

The Formula Regional Oceania Championship is New Zealand’s premier single-seater category attracting drivers from around the globe and is the country’s fastest racing category.

Based out of Hampton Downs Motorsport Park at the Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand workshop, the Technical Director will be responsible for managing the rebuilds of race cars and leading the CTFROC Technical Team and external vendors to complete builds in the timeframe and standard required.

Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Manager of Motorsport Nicolas Caillol said it is an exciting time to join the category.

“It’s a great opportunity for people with motorsport experience or wanting to develop a career in motorsport to be part of such a passionate group of people,” Caillol said.

“Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand is well established in New Zealand with its two top-tier categories in the NZ motorsport scene.

“With the Toyota Racing Series becoming last season one of the six official FIA Formula Regional Championship, the Technical Director will have to continue the work started 18 years ago and provide a high-quality job in a fast-paced environment and pursue the high reputation of reliability of the championship since its inception.”

This role involves attending race events and being able to provide technical assistance where required.

Some of the responsibilities of the Technical Director role include managing the completion of the rebuild of CTFROC race cars for the season within required timeframes and budget, actively managing and leading the CTFROC Technical Team, provide technical assistance and advice to MotorSport NZ during the CTFROC Season, as well as develop and maintain a technical schedule for the CTFROC cars.

To be successful in the role, candidates must have knowledge of Motec software, good administrative skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, recognises and appreciates business needs/strategies, project management skills, takes ownership and uses initiative to see projects through to completion, professional, positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile, self-motivated, pro-active and able to work independently, yet listens to direction given and seeks feedback when required and goal orientated with strong planning and self-management ability.

Ideally, candidates will have a minimum of five years relevant work experience in the Motorsport sector (ideally with single seaters), as well as broad knowledge and ability in undertaking automotive mechanical tasks/repairs.

Candidates must be a New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency.

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