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Appointments: General Secretary

London Heathrow Area

The Motor Sports Association (MSA), the national governing body of four-wheel motor sport, responsible for its regulation, administration, development and promotion in the UK - under the authority of the world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), is seeking a General Secretary.

The holder of this role will report to the Chief Executive and be responsible for the legal, secretariat and corporate governance functions of the MSA and its other Group companies, registered charity and pension schemes.

As a member of the Senior Management Team the successful applicant will also have general management responsibilities, particularly as head of the Sporting Department. The General Secretary  oversees Regulation changes through the Motor Sports Council, Anti-doping, Border Agency matters, and is responsible for the MSA being represented in judicial proceedings before both the Motor Sports Council National Court and the FIA International Court of Appeal.

Applications are invited from lawyers with a current practising certificate.  Ideally applicants will have particular experience in both the management and practice of company/commercial and litigation/advocacy matters.

A knowledge of sports governance and/or motor sport would be a distinct advantage.  Occasional weekend work at motor sports events and an amount of overseas travel will be involved.  This post has a remuneration package commensurate with its position within the organisation.

Please apply by Friday 18 April 2014 to sheila.barter@msauk.org enclosing your CV and contact details.

The MSA is an equal opportunities organisation which welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.