Senior Project Manager

We're looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead and improve the way we run our operations.

The role

What you will do

  • Lead a KPI review in operations to enable quality and productivity reviews
  • Standardise and lead a new timesheet recording system that will provide an overview on resource management
  • Support the COO and directors with the implementation of risk and controls across the business, including mitigating activity, audits and action tracking
  • Create MI, dashboards and reporting solutions to drive transparency in operational delivery
  • Analyse internal systems and implement lean, best-in-class processes
  • Work with the COO, directors and the Head of People to deliver programmes and operational initiatives
  • Lead our people project planning and the coordination of our people strategy
  • Research and review our technology stack and implement new systems where appropriate
  • Apply risk management methodologies to the day-to-day running of the business, as well as client projects


  • You thrive in changing environments and work effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • You have at least 3 years experience of project and programme management at senior level and understand agile & waterfall methodologies
  • You love learning and continuously improving your skills on practices such as lean, six sigma (green belt) and agile methodologies
  • You have a strong understanding of process analysis, risk mitigation and control design
  • You’re not afraid to challenge current processes and are comfortable supporting senior management as required
  • You have experience steering committee reviews and are excellent at communicating with senior teams and within a team
  • You have a flair for research and analytics, and have impeccable attention to detail


  • Leeds


  • £40,000-£50,000


Journey Further takes pride in creating an environment where everyone can be themselves. This starts with recruitment.

We pledge to make our roles as open as possible and to provide equal opportunities to everyone that is kind enough to give us their time. All recruitment decisions we take will be based solely on the positive skills and behaviours that applicants display and absolutely nothing else.

We do not discriminate based on any personal characteristic, we are a people first agency and we care about and celebrate individuals.

If something is important to you, it's important to us. If you have a particular need during the application process or during your time at Journey Further, please let us know.


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