Senior Project Manager

Product, Design, & Delivery London, United Kingdom


Description

About Us
We want to help small business win. That’s why we’re here.

We connect small business owners to investors – to create jobs, help families and power economies – because we believe that people are made to do  more. And we want to help them.

So, we created the leading online marketplace for small business loans. Our investors have lent £8.1 billion in 110,000 loans to 77,000 small business owners. In a single year , we unlocked 115,000 jobs and contribute £6.5 billion to the global economy. There’s never been a better time to join!

Be part of the team that changes everything. Let’s build the place where small businesses can get the funding they need to win and leave a legacy behind, forever. 

This role sits within the “Tech” team. The drivers behind our platform – brilliant people working together to create, code, and build the next game changers.

About the role

As a Senior Project Manager you will help ensure our shared vision of building a better financial world moving forward. Funding Circle Project Managers have a passion to collaborate with peers and stakeholders. Where others see problems you see opportunities. A successful Project Manager knows
how to draw the best out of people and projects. Here is a bit about the role:

  • Accountable for end-to-end planning of one or more projects. Lead and negotiate scope, schedule, budget, risks, deployments and communications.
  • Coordinate multiple cross-functional teams to ensure projects are developed and deployed with quality and timely delivery into production. Ability to facilitate estimation and prioritization and to handle multiple conflicting requirements.
  • Regular review of project schedule, identify and anticipate barriers, remove obstacles.
  • Leverage a variety of project management and agile tools to deliver on project outcomes, goals and value propositions. Advocate opportunities for process, technology, automation and product improvements.
  • Proven experience in portfolio and project prioritization to achieve strategic vision.
  • Work with teams using Scrum, Kanban, Lean and other project management practices. Guide teams to be self-managed, to predictably deliver and continuously improve.

About You

  • A great communicator! A real people person that connects easily with people and brings a strong positive energy to the table
  • A true team player, you thrive of collaborating with others and bringing others on the journey to deliver
  • Experience working in roles across the project lifecycle, from concept initiation, implementation and closure
  • Managed multiple programs and projects and confident gathering metrics
  • Delivery experience in one or more methodologies. (Scrum, Less, SAFE, Waterfall)
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles & methodologies

Why join us?  

We’re gearing up for our biggest chapter yet – and it’s being driven by everyone. 

We think of ourselves as the career launchpad. A place to develop yourself, fast. Real work. Real experience. Real opportunities to collect skills. Think big remits and huge ownership to make great things happen. 

Yes, it’s target-driven and high-octane – but we like to play hard too. That’s what makes us, us. Our vibrant culture is built around potential and creating a place where you can really be you. We keep it agile and open. All voices heard. Because we believe great ideas come from everywhere. 

If you show skill and willing, we’ll back you all the way. This is the place for you to build something incredible.

It’s in our differences that we find our strengths.
At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better. We particularly encourage applications from applicants from underrepresented backgrounds. We welcome applicants who may want to work flexibly. 


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