Godolphin is the world’s largest thoroughbred operation, comprising breeding and racing interests spanning 6 countries, across 4 different continents. Founded in Dubai in 1992, the operation has been built on a foundation of innovation and uninhibited achievement that has led to a legacy of success for horses in Godolphin’s famous blue silks.
Its global headquarters is in Newmarket, which is the epicentre of the UK’s thoroughbred industry.
Godolphin is currently recruiting for the position of Horsebox Driver. The successful applicant will be responsible for the transportation and care of horses on international and national trips, taking into account that the horses’ welfare is paramount.
Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications
Applicants must hold:
- A current and valid HGV licence (Category C) Level 3 Award in the Principles of transporting horses by road on short journeys (formerly CET) Level 3 Award in the Principles of transporting horses by road on long journeys (formerly ACET) The relevant Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
In addition to the above previous experience of working in the equine industry is essential.
You will be able to provide excellent customer service to all those you come into contact with, internally and externally and have a good understanding of the current EU transport and vehicle legislation (the EU version of Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is desirable), making sure the vehicle is safe to be on the road.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
To apply, click the ‘I'm Interested’ button or send your CV and a covering letter to:
Human Resources, Godolphin Management Company Limited, The Main Office, Dalham Hall, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE
The closing date for applications is Sunday 4th September 2022. We reserve the right to interview and/or close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient interest.
Godolphin aims to create a diverse and inclusive working environment in which everyone feels valued, that their contribution matters and they are able to perform to their full potential. We therefore encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, and we will be happy to discuss any adjustments you may require to make our workplace one you can thrive in.