Head of Enterprise Systems

The company:

Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.

The Position:

The Head of Enterprise Systems will lead the development, implementation, support and maintenance of WF1’s Enterprise Systems solution, acting as a business partner to ensure our end-to-end business operations are founded on a best-in-class technology solution.

Scope includes PLM, ERP, MES, and in future HRIS

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for end-to-end system coherence and the strategic development roadmap, driving the overall improvement direction and prioritisation for the team.
  • Provide key input to business transformation programmes.
  • Maintain close communication with other IT functions and business departments to agree integrated plans and deliver on commitments.
  • Own vendor relationships, developing the partnering approach and managing contracts.
  • Lead the Enterprise Systems team, creating a culture of excellence, and collective mindset to deliver the business’s end-to-end strategic requirements, and developing capabilities within the team.
  • Drive reduction in system downtime, improving support and speed of resolution, and acting as the escalation point for all Enterprise Systems-related services.
  • Ensure the team is aligned with DPT best practices, and support activities are centralised as appropriate


  • Equally comfortable with building a strategic roadmap and detailed integration mapping
  • Strong partnering approach with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leader who enjoys building and developing high performance teams
  • Experience of working with PLM, ERP and MES within a fast moving engineering and manufacturing environment
  • Driven to improve, relishing the opportunity to shape our direction and have a significant impact on our future

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments

Williams Racing