ACO, the creator and organizer of the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1923, has seen this legendary motorsport event rapidly expand its international presence. This global growth is made possible through the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), offering motorsport enthusiasts worldwide the opportunity to witness Le Mans-style events at eight races spanning four continents.
The Le Mans circuit hosts a wide range of other prestigious international events, including the 24 Hours Motorcycles, the French Motorcycle Grand Prix, Le Mans Classic, the 24 Hours Trucks, and the 24 Hours Karting. In addition, ACO is engaged in various activities related to motorsports and road safety, further enhancing its national and international reputation.
All these endeavors are undertaken by dedicated teams of professionals who embody ACO's core values and work at the heart of the 24 Hours circuit.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Competition, the Sporting Manager leads the ACO's permanent team responsible for drafting and enforcing sporting regulations, as well as overseeing the activities of officials and key service providers who complete the sporting team during events.
Leveraging his/her experience in sports events and/or motorsport, the Sporting Manager will efficiently organize regulatory processes and optimize operations to meet the ACO's objectives. He/She will also represent ACO at events, liaising with manufacturers, competitors, and partner federations.
o Prepare sports working groups and the FIA Commissions in which ACO participates.
o Provide a detailed report after each event, ensuring the quality and timeliness of deliverables.
Education: Higher education in sports event management or sports organization management, with a substantial (8 to 10 years) background in the motorsports industry.
Diploma : Bachelor + Master
Successful Manager: Proven experience in successful management roles.
Stress Resilience and Diplomacy: Ability to thrive under pressure and display diplomacy in dealings.
Attention to Detail and Confidentiality: Strong commitment to detail and confidentiality
Remote Work Proficiency: Comfortable with remote work arrangements
Location : Hybrid
Fluent English: Proficiency in both written and spoken English is mandatory.
Languages: English and French
Office Proficiency: Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and collaborative tools (MS Teams, Google Drive, Sharepoint).
Travel: Expectations of 10 to 15 races per year (as needed), including work during holidays and weekends.