Programme Manager – Formula 1

At Formula 1 our vision is to unleash the greatest racing spectacle on the planet. Our key to success is an organisation that values passion, integrity and respect. To help deliver against this global vision we are seeking a Programme Manager to sit within the Programme Management Office, based at our Media and Technology Centre in Biggin Hill.

If you are a Programme Manager with experience defining and delivering strategic programmes and projects, this opportunity should excite you. 

The role:

  • Responsible for the management of the assigned programme(s) and project(s) in line with the F1 Project Management Process Framework
  • Manage the resources (Internal and external) assigned to the programme – Define Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Own and proactively manage the budgets and business cases
  • Identify and Manage all key stakeholders during the lifecycle of the programme
  • Manage Risks and Issues (identification / prioritization / mitigation and escalation) in line with the requirements of the Programme Management Office

For the full job description, please refer to Addition Information.

About You

With your proven extensive experience managing large scale/complex industrial or software projects and programmes, you will thrive in a fast past environment like F1.

You have:

  • Project/Programme Management Methodology (AGILE, PRINCE 2, PMP, RMP, APM, MSP or other)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage financial reporting
  • Proficient in using MS Project, Jira , Primavera, or other planning tools
  • Knowledge of APQP, EVMS is a plus
  • Strong Planning and project / programme control skills

As a united team we achieve great things together. Are you ready to unleash your potential at F1?

Gaming Product Manager – Formula E

About the job

About us

Formula E is the pinnacle of electric motorsport; unpredictable, highly competitive open cockpit, open wheel racing in the centre of some of the world’s most iconic cities.

In its first seven seasons, Formula E has crowned 6 different champions and celebrated 21 winners in 84 races. With more automotive manufacturers on the grid than any other motorsport, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is one of the world’s most compelling racing series and enters its eighth season as the fastest growing sport on the planet.

But we’re more than a race; Formula E was founded to counteract climate change by accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles and as an unparalleled proving ground for race-to-road electric vehicle technologies. In Season 8, our ambition has grown as has our vision to accelerate sustainable human progress through an all out race for better futures. The only sport certified net zero carbon since inception, Formula E is a beacon for fans who want to enjoy edge-of-seat racing today at the same time as having a positive effect on the world tomorrow.

Working with us

At Formula E, we have created an environment that supports our colleagues to perform at their best. We are innovative, curious and we love the world we live in which is why we value sustainability. We believe that work should be fun and, whilst we are passionate about delivery, we are one team and supporting each other is key to our success.

Your role

As our Gaming Product Manager, you will be involved in one of the most exciting areas of growth for Formula E. Currently in our eighth season of the sport, gaming provides an amazing opportunity for us to engage existing and new fans through innovative products and activations.

The successful candidate will be required to develop relationships with Formula E’s current and future gaming partners. They will be central to the ongoing development and execution of the gaming strategy and roadmap; working with developers and publishers to integrate Formula E’s IP into video game titles and other opportunities in the space. The role will also have a focus on our Accelerate esports proposition and events; both at-events and online. This person will serve as the point of contact between Formula E and our gaming and esports partners.

The role will be responsible for coordinating promotion and marketing of all gaming products and esports events; ensuring maximum reach and awareness amongst the existing Formula E fanbase and new audience segments, driving acquisition for our owned and operated digital platforms. This will involve working collaboratively with internal teams to coordinate content creation and distribution.

What you will be doing

Managing the roadmap for gaming and esports projects, ensuring that they meet fan expectations and continue to evolve in line with industry changes and internal strategic developments. Delivering regular status reports and escalating challenges as appropriate.

At-event:

Oversight of Gaming Arena, including:

  • Managing technical support staff
  • Accelerate activations
  • Maximising fan participation
  • Influencer engagement

Management of new and existing gaming partners:

  • Work with current partners to manage their IP requirements
  • Push gaming partners to feature FE integrations through competitions/exposure within the game
  • Sync marketing, PR and comms across FE and gaming partners
  • Proactively engage new partners that can help us meet our objectives
  • Support in commercial and contract negotiations

Simulator business:

  • Develop strong supplier relationships for top-of-the-line gaming simulator equipment
  • Support the external and internal hire/purchase of simulators for events
  • Develop business proposition for simulator rental

Esports:

  • Own esports racing product development including product design, sourcing and management of partners and business model development
  • Work closely with external agency teams to execute on agreed approach; coordinating weekly status meetings and delivering monthly reports to senior management
  • Responsible for regular reporting on all Formula E digital channels, working in-hand with internal teams to make appropriate recommendations.

What we are looking for

Educational attainment:

  • A relevant degree is desirable

Professional Membership:

  • A recognised Project Management qualification (e.g. Prince 2, PMI) would be an advantage

Knowledge required:

  • Knowledge and a passion for video games and esports

Experience:

  • Experience of managing multiple projects from strategic conception to execution and analysis
  • Experience in delivering events to a high standard, on time and to budget
  • Ability to develop comprehensive marketing and promotional plans to deliver gaming or esports products and/or events
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite is desirable

Skills and aptitudes:

  • The ability to collaborate effectively across business functions to understand and prioritise varying product requirements
  • Empathy and flexibility to work in an international environment and amongst a diverse international workforce
  • Competency in MS Office suite

Circumstances:

  • Happy to travel and to work during unsociable hours as and when required, including during race weekends.

The small print…

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Head Of Event Operations – Formula 1

About The Role

At F1, we are continually driving further to deliver the same end goal; to unleash the greatest racing spectacle on the planet.

So that we can reach these elite-level standards, Formula 1 are seeking a Head of Event Operations to provide strategic oversight for all aspects of Grand Prix delivery across all circuit venues.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As Head of Event Operations, you will be leading the team to deliver the operational plan, development, and ongoing management of F1 suppliers at Grand Prix races.

This will include input and coordination into circuit design, build & layout, venue overlay, permitting, partner activations, experience activations, promoter co-ordination, safety and security.

You will also be responsible for coordinating and communicating with relevant F1 departments to ensure a fully integrated approach to Grand Prix delivery, as well as liaising with F1 functions and race promoters to ensure of a successful Grand Prix production which is to global standards on event delivery and event fan experience management.

Permanent communication with F1 internal stakeholders will be another responsibility in this role so that, when necessary, you can adapt for specific experience and client requirements and to support commercial revenue streams across each grand prix.

To help inform future events, you will be responsible for conducting post-event data and strategic analysis.For further information, please view Additional Information.

About You

For this role, you must have a minimum education level of a BA/BS Degree. Having extensive experience in a related role and environment would also be essential as Head of Events.

Previous senior leadership would also be beneficial for this role, being able to serve as a proactive and decisive leader with excellent communication skills and a strategic mindset.

You must have the ability to manage activities within the functional area and make independent decisions using sound judgment.

As the Head of Events flexibility will be vital as you will often be working evenings, weekends and holidays. There will also be a lot of travelling involved within this role.

Finally, knowledge of the sports and live entertainment industry would put you at an advantage for this role.

As a united team we achieve great things together. Are you ready to unleash and develop your potential at F1?

Head Of BU Marketing Motorsport – PUMA Group

About the job

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

YOUR MISSION:

  • Working with the best in class Motorsport Partners for all on-track as well as off-track campaigns – be the leading Sports Brand to create noise around the world of racing!
  • Responsible for the in depth understanding, education and insight into the product benefits and consumer and distribution targets for each related Marketing program, as well as the effective communication of the targets and benefits to the rest of the marketing organization.
  • In partnership with the Central Marketing, BU product teams, General Management and Leadership Team, the Head of BU Marketing Motorsport is responsible for ensuring BU products are presented and featured accurately in all marketing materials.
  • Manage, coach and develop the Core Motorsport Marketing team while fostering a strong team culture integrating all marketing channel leads (Motorsport) within the Matrix organization
  • Act as campaign project leader for all category related activities and campaigns. Ensuring all relevant parties are informed and aligned across channels in the development of all related materials.
  • Support Account Marketing/Regional teams as they brief in and execute Key Account Initiatives or other Regional needs.
  • Partner management Marketing- Provide coordination and partnership with our Licensed partners on a commercial and Sports marketing level in defining the strategy for use of PUMA ambassadors.
  • Manage and develop the BU franchise products communication strategy over multiple seasons.
  • Ensure that the Central Marketing team and local/regional markers are updated regarding the competitive landscape of their respective category.
  • KPI Tracking – Responsible for the KPI tracking of BU Marketing initiatives, in collaboration with Consumer and Commercial Central Marketing.
  • Sell In- Brief the Commercial Marketing teams in the seasonal Sell-In tool creation process; responsible for defining and developing presentation tools such as videos, presentations and visual communication tools.

YOUR TALENT:

  • 8 plus years of experience in a Marketing role, ideally 3 years in a core strategic Marketing role
  • Direct experience working in a product creation environment, demonstrated understanding of the seasonal briefing processes
  • Advertising or agency experience a plus
  • Experience working in a matrix organization strongly preferred
  • Ability to influence without direct authority, collaborate and negotiate with internal customers
  • Strong presentation and business acumen skills required;
  • Proven skills in Excel, Powerpoint, budget management
  • Experience in working with consumer facing products, in the sports industry a plus
  • Bachelor in Business or Marketing, MBA preferred.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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