Team Manager

As the team manager you direct the team towards is goals. You are the end responsible for the whole project and should take care of occurring problems and hire the right CB5/6 and CB7/8 project members to fill all jobs. You will be the contact person in between HFS and the HAN, but also with old and new sponsor companies. You’ll have a close watch to the finance department, budget the teams expected costs and overall make sure that the team is supplied with the necessary (financial) resources.
The Operations manager will be there to mainly find new sponsors, organise events and taking care of the (social) media department. You will direct the Operations manager, Tech Manager and Department leaders in their jobs and need to have a good idea what the progress is and possible problems and their solutions might be.

In short:

Lead the team to a successful Formula Student competition

Keep everyone motivated

Plan all the required meetings, prepare them

Contact person for sponsors, team members and the HAN

Register for at least one Formula Student competition (time consuming and stressful!)

Ensuring good documentation by the team to transition the info to next years

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:

  • Previous Team Manager:
    Freek Wijffels:, +316 5219 9075
  • Current Team Manager
    Rick Schulting:, +316 3738 3129
  • HFS Team advisor:
    Arthur Appelman:

Apply at (CV+motivation letter):

Team manager HFS:

Rick Schulting: