Head of Aviation & Sport

Red Bull Air Race GmbH
  • Salzburg
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 21.11.2017

Head of Aviation & Sport - Red Bull Air Race


The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the ultimate motorsport series in the sky and has been the driving force in aerial sport since 2003, thrilling fans and leaving them wanting more. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Head of Aviation & Sport. In this role, you´ll develop, oversee and manage all aviation related topics of Red Bull Air Race to ensure safe and competitive racing. Furthermore, you´ll contribute to the overall success of the company by adopting an innovative approach and setting global benchmarks within your area of competence.

In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different.

  • Location Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Organisation Air Race

Areas that play to your strengths

(all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

  • Delivery of Red Bull Air Race Championship

As Head of Aviation & Sport, you´ll be responsible for delivering the Red Bull Air Race Championship and ensure a traceable race processing.

  • Aviation & sport procedures

You´ll manage all Red Bull Air Race events and related events in accordance with local law and regulations, safety and Red Bull Air Race rules and regulations to ensure the uniqueness of the sport. You´ll act in accordance with the flight ops manual and assure that all involved parties act in compliance. Furthermore, you´ll be the point of contact for the FAI delegate.

  • Cooperation with Race Teams and Challenger Cup Pilots

You´ll oversee our cooperation and communication with Race Teams and Challenger Cup Pilots.

  • Scouting and Training of potential pilots

In this role, you´ll be responsible for the training and selection of potential future pilots.

  • Development of motorsport series

As Head of Aviation & Sport, you´ll contribute to the further development of the uniqueness of the sport.

  • Safe Status

You´ll also control the safe status of the Red Bull aircraft fleet.

  • Location Check

Your aviation experience will also help the GM of Red Bull Air Race in the selection of possible future locations.

  • Budget

Additionally, you´ll be responsible for the aviation budget.

  • Cooperation with R&D department

Furthermore, you´ll contribute with expertise and manpower to the Research & Development department.

Your experience includes:

(proven performance in)

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a comparable position
  • Current or previous holder of a pilots' license (e.g. ICAO, JAR-FCL, EASA or comparable military license)
  • Leadership experience & management skills
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Knowledge in flight operations
  • Knowledge of aerospace engineering of advantage
  • Experience as Display Director
  • Master's degree of advantage
  • Fluent in English

Travel up to: 50%

In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 2483 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.

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