Appointments: Safety Director


Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safety Director to join the national governing body, Motorsport UK.

Since 1979 Motorsport UK has represented the many thousands of competitors and volunteers and hundreds of clubs at the heart of motorsport. Now, under the leadership of the Chairman David Richards CBE, and newly appointed Chief Executive Hugh Chambers we are investing in an exciting period of change to drive growth and create a sustainable future for motorsport in the UK.

Why not join us at this pivotal moment in our history, as we move forward with renewed confidence and a fresh commercial outlook?

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Safety Director will provide strategic direction to the organisation, its Board and Executive on all Safety and Risk Management policies and matters. The Safety Director is also nominated as the first point of contact in any serious incident in the sport.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the successful applicant will have general management responsibilities, including related budgetary controls.

Applications are invited from candidates with a current Safety Practitioner qualification with the professional status of CMIOSH. Ideally applicants will have evidence of operating at senior management level and be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety legislation within the work place and interpret and adapt it to the needs and requirements of Motorsport UK.

A knowledge of motorsport would be a distinct advantage. Occasional weekend work at motorsports events.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work with internal stakeholders and external partners at all levels.

The remuneration package is commensurate with the position within the organisation.

Please apply to enclosing your CV and contact details. A copy of the full job specification is available here.

Motorsport UK is an equal opportunities organisation which welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

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