Project Manager (m/f/d) Customer Motorsport

Don’t just go to work; become part of a unique company within a fast-moving industry. Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe – creating excitement through team spirit and advanced technology!


We are looking for a Project Manager (m/f/d) for Customer Motorsport to oversee the GT4 project with daily tasks based out of our Cologne headquarters.  


Are you a team player who thrives on responsibility, with strong analytical and negotiating skills? Then you are the right person to take on this challenge. Experience team work and be inspired by the passion of our 450-strong workforce for motorsport and automotive projects.


What we offer:

  • exciting projects and a place for technical freedom and innovation to get things moving

  • attractive benefits packages e.g. competitive remuneration, social benefits, 30 days annual holiday, car leasing, free on-site gym

  • a challenging, fulfilling workplace in a multi-national company within a familiar atmosphere - driven by fascination and passion


Your Tasks:

  • Be a pioneer for future Customer Motorsport (CMS) commercial strategies

  • Oversee global GT4 project and liaise with Toyota Motor Corporation and regional distributors

  • Set and deliver on milestones, forecasts, budgets, resources & project charter and risk management

  • Provide the scope for the commercial team to increase the global network of customers competing in TGR-E race cars

  • Lead the vision of marketing activities for CMS

  • Stay up to date about global GT4 activities and market direction to better serve TOYOTA GAZOO RACING customers, improve project targets and support the distributor network

  • Analyze and optimize existing processes while conceptualizing and developing new process

  • Oversee TGR-E CMS events, engage with customers and provide support during event as required


 The successful candidate will have:

  • A university degree in management or similar

  • Profound experience within the global customer motorsport automotive industry, e.g. GT3, GT4 or Rally 2

  • Comprehensive technical understanding within the field of motorsport

  • Verifiable experience as project manager in a commercial driven environment, ideally with an automotive manufacturer

  • Have sound English language skills

  • A “customer first” approach with strong interpersonal skills to actively develop and use collaborative relationships in order to achieve results, when required also using appropriate soft skills to reduce tension and resolve conflicts

  • Drive for results and deliver stakeholder satisfaction

  • Experience in dealing with Japanese culture would be a bonus


Join our team and contribute to the success of our motorsport customers and Customer Motorsport Team as a dedicated expert. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!