Associate Project Manager (Change)

Operations London, United Kingdom


The role 

At Funding Circle, Project Managers are central to enabling us to achieve our shared vision of building a better financial world. You will have the passion to collaborate with peers and stakeholders to achieve a common goal. Where others see problems, you see opportunities and have the tenacity to make change happen. This role will work across different areas of the UK business managing our most business-critical changes. 

Who are we? 

Our mission is to build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win.  

We do this by uniting cutting-edge data and technology to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. With a decade of expertise under our belt, we've built a game-changer of a platform that's reshaping the landscape of SME lending. Say goodbye to lengthy applications and hello to lightning-fast decisions! In just minutes, SMEs across the UK can get an instant decision, giving them access to affordable funding in a flash.  

99% of businesses are small businesses! And in most cases aren’t given the finance they need to grow. We’re here to change that because the world needs small business. 

Want to learn more?  

      We have a huge impact on the businesses that borrow through our platform, the communities they serve and the overall economy (last year £6.9bn of GDP generated). You can read our full Impact Report here:  

     To see what our customers think, visit our Trustpilot page:  

    And we’re still evolving! With over a decade leading the industry with our award winning core loans offering we are now well on our way to solving more SME finance challenges transforming into a multi-product lending platform.  

What will you be doing? 

        End-to-end planning and delivery of one or more projects independently, creating transparent critical paths to ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high quality. 

        Working cross-functionally to solve problems at pace. Identifying and anticipating barriers to achieve Funding Circles’ priority outcomes with structured-thinking. Driving momentum and holding leadership and peers to account.  

        Being an advocate for quality for our customers, internal users and partners. Working with experts across the business to identify and manage risks, confidently challenging where necessary and providing well-articulated opinions and recommendations to leadership. 

        Building mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders, peers and/or external third parties (e.g. our vendors). Becoming a key thought partner for teams delivering change. 

        Defining, developing and embedding improvements to change governance across the business. 

        Taking a proactive role in developing and building great team culture. 

What we’re looking for  

        You’re experienced managing complex, cross-functional business change projects. 

        You are confident in engaging and managing a range of stakeholders, from associates to C-Suite, and create well functioning project teams. 

        You can quickly get to ‘expert status’ on new projects, whilst proactively supporting the people around you to do the same. 

        You thrive in a fast paced environment with motivated and highly experienced colleagues. 

        You are not afraid to speak up and can concisely and accurately communicate complex situations and guide stakeholders to make decisions. 

        You have excellent attention to detail, enjoy problem solving and are tenacious in pursuing solutions and a willingness to learn. 

        Ideally, you have worked within a financial services and/or technology driven organisation either as an employee or as a consultant. 

Why join us? 


Our Circler proposition is designed to support employees both in and out of work, and it is anchored around four pillars: Health, Wealth, Development & Lifestyle. 


We are committed to being full-time hybrid; three days from home for which we will help support your home working set-up and two in the office where you can take advantage of our free barista and subsidised lunches through JustEat. We support flexible working arrangements so please speak to our recruitment team if this is something you’d like to learn more about. 


A few highlights: 


     Health: Private Medical Insurance through Aviva, Dental Insurance through Bupa, MediCash, free access to online therapy sessions and exclusive discounts with Hertility for reproductive health support. 

    Wealth: Octopus Money Coach, free mortgage advisor partnership and discounts across numerous retailers through Perks at Work.  

        Development: Learning allowance of £300 a year 

        Lifestyle: Gympass, Electric Car Scheme and more!  


And finally, we have enhanced all of our parental leave policies - we actually won the AltFi Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022 for our Partner Leave policy. You can read more here:  


Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Funding Circle we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might just be the perfect addition to the team! 


Want to Build The Incredible? We’d love to hear from you.