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Senior Project Manager

Posted 24 Jan 2023
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The Team

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.

What will you be doing?

  • End-to-end planning and delivery of one or more complex projects or programs 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. Developing a deep understanding of the wider business in order to identify new areas for project work.
  • 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 senior stakeholders, peers and/or external third parties (e.g. our vendors). Becoming a strategic thought leader, trusted advisor and someone who can make things happen by being proactive and responding quickly.
  • Adhering to and improving our approach to project management. Setting up and maintaining fit-for-purpose project or program governance, creating transparency and clearly documenting decisions and outcomes. Leveraging a variety of project and program management tools, such as trackers and risk registers, to deliver time bound outcomes. Ability to reflect on learnings to improve the teams’ frameworks and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates strong situational leadership skills and able to deputise for ‘Head of’ if required for short periods (leave, sickness etc)

Are you?

  • Extensive experience managing complex, cross-functional business change projects and/or programs.
  • You are confident in engaging and managing a range of stakeholders, from associates to C-Suite, and create well functioning program teams.
  • 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.

One of the best capitalised lending platforms in the world, we have raised approximately £250 million of equity capital since 2010 from some of the largest and most sophisticated investors around. Providing guidance and support as well as capital, they share our mission to build a better financial world for businesses and investors.
By lending directly to businesses through Funding Circle,...


One of the best capitalised lending platforms in the world, we have raised approximately £250 million of equity capital since 2010 from some of the largest and most sophisticated investors around. Providing guidance and support as well as capital, they share our mission to build a better financial world for businesses and investors.

By lending directly to businesses through Funding Circle, investors can now earn attractive returns to better provide for their future. Businesses get fast, easy access to funding to grow, create jobs, support local communities and drive the economy forward. We believe it’s better for everyone.

Our backers collectively manage over $5 trillion and are the leading firms behind Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Betfair.

Our current equity investors are Accel Partners, Baillie Gifford, BlackRock, DST Global, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Sands Capital, Temasek and Union Square Ventures. We and our equity investors continue to explore raising additional funds, which could ultimately include an IPO.

Finance & Banking
London
1,000 employees