Operations manager

Operations manager

As the Operations manager your role is to oversee and provide the team with the needed (financial) goods and services. You have a great influence on how smooth and efficient the team runs by providing the necessary resources and organising events that HFS is participating in.
You manage the finance department and know exactly what the budgets are, what the expected income and incoming bills are, but you will also be working on the HFS image to the outside world by managing the media group that makes newsletters, social media posts and presents HFS in front of HAN Automotive students.

Together with the Team Manager and Tech Manager you will form the main

management of HFS and lead the team to their goals.

In short:

Provide all needed resources to build the new HAN Formula Student car

Plan and organise HFS events

Have a clear and up to date finance overview

Find new (financial) sponsors and create a good bond with current partners

Keep the team motivated and working towards the goals

Responsible for contact to outside world in (social) media

Form a strong team with Team and Tech managers to lead the team to success

Your profile

You are a student at HAN University of Applied Sciences with preferable specialization in Technical Commercial Automotive.

Good average score

English language skills are a must

Dutch Language skills are a plus

Excellent in communication skills

Planning skills is a must

Continuing with the function after your internship ends is a must (1 schoolyear total)

Practical experience in project management is a plus

Decent Excel skills are a plus


HAN University of Applied Sciences, Automotive Institute, Arnhem.

HAN Formula Student team room (0.16 AU)

Starting date: 4th September 2017

End date: 3rd February 2018

More info at:

  • com/HANformulastudentteam/
  • Previous Operations manager
    Omar Elkady, elkady@hfsracing.com, +316-46682355
  • Team Manager HFS
    Rick Schulting: teammanager@hfsracing.com, +316 3738 3129
  • HFS Team advisor:
    Arthur Appelman: appelman@han.nl

Apply at (CV+motivation letter):

Team manager HFS:

Rick Schulting: teammanager@hfsracing.com, +316 3738 3129