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At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about our sport and are united in seeing it grow.

We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR International seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Senior Director, International Project Planning and Strategy based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.

The Senior Director, International Project Planning and Strategy will oversee international expansion project planning and strategy, guiding NASCAR’s global initiatives and driving NASCAR’s growth on a global scale.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee strategic planning and execution of international projects, ensuring alignment with NASCAR's global expansion and brand objectives.
  • Establish and articulate a clear strategic vision for international projects, ensuring alignment with NASCAR’s long-term goals. Guide the company through strategic decisions and provide leadership that ensures projects support overarching business objectives.
  • Develop and manage project plans, lead teams, and coordinate cross-regional efforts to deliver projects successfully.
  • Implement and refine a comprehensive project management system to track progress and streamline communication among stakeholders.
  • Develop a framework for reporting project progress using analytics to drive data-driven decisions. Ensure transparency and timely communication of project status to all stakeholders.
  • Guide project initiation, including the establishment of mission-aligned goals, opportunities, and vision with external partners.
  • Conduct thorough project scope planning, feasibility analysis, and manage resource allocation to ensure project success.
  • Proactively manage risks by developing robust contingency plans and mitigation strategies.
  • Close projects effectively, ensuring lessons learned are documented and integrated into future initiatives.
  • Oversee project budgets with a keen eye for maximizing value and ensuring a strong return on investment. Conduct financial modeling and ROI analysis to support project justification and funding.
  • Lead departmental business planning, budgeting, and forecast monitoring to align with strategic objectives.
  • Champion innovation across international projects, fostering an environment that embraces change and continuously seeks improvement in processes and outcomes.
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous learning and development within the project management team. Mentor junior staff and oversee the development of training programs to enhance team competencies.
  • Serve as a NASCAR brand ambassador, embodying the organization's values and driving continuous improvement in team performance
  • Approximate travel 25%.

Required skills / experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, International Business, Sports Management, Computer Science, or related field from a four-year college or university or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a senior project management role, with a proven track record of strategic project leadership. 
  • Multilingual capabilities are preferred.
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft 365 Suite, particularly Microsoft Project and Platforms. Familiarity with Workday SaaS including Adaptive
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), strong interpersonal skills
  • Project management certification preferred

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Learn more about this role and our team by applying at https://careers.nascar.com/  for consideration.

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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Senior Director, International Project Planning and Strategy
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