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Project Manager [CLOSED]

Full Time 1000.00 GBP Type: Monthly

Project Management

Do you want to join a company that is changing the world?


The role is very dynamic, incorporating a wide variety of tasks such as internal and external project management and governance, SME packages coordination and follow up connecting to GS co-workers and external stakeholders when needed. Key account for managing varied projects and Asana utilisation, in collaboration with different departments. Secure internal processes in place and design internal activities allocating tasks to different GS roles, in collaboration with HR.

As the post holder, you will take new ideas and projects, conduct research and analysis, and turn insights into implementable strategies. You will take your lead from the CEO, but use your communication abilities to work effectively with colleagues and external stakeholders to produce our programmes to our best ability. This role needs a self-starter, able to work independently and with initiative, as well as collaboratively as a part of a team.


  • Managing and coordinating projects, keeping track of timelines, tasks, and the processes used to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitor SME service packages making sure they run properly.
  • Plan, coordinate, organize resources needed for GS programmes.
  • Manage internal processes and resources allocated to them.
  • Selecting and managing external suppliers for none strategic tasks outside GS internal competencies/capacities.
  • Undertake new projects for GS, effectively project manage using Asana to provide overall administration, governance and support.

The above job description reflects the position at the time of writing; it is not intended to be a task list but indicates the general level of work involved. It is expected that duties will be reviewed and revised as required.


  • Resourceful and adaptable, with an appetite to dive into different subject areas and manage multiple projects.
  • Committed to the values and vision of Generation Success in respect to the campaign for social mobility in youth career development and opportunity.


  • Any previous experience in project management.


  • A degree in Business Administration, Communications, Management, or any other relevant subject

Essential Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, being able to work and engage with people from a range of backgrounds and with varied personal experiences.
  • Ability to influence decisions that need to be made to make the project successful, adapting and dealing with situations, to say “No”.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, enabling people to work together as a team.
  • Knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies and tools & techniques.
  • Strong personal integrity and accountability, being able to set and meet personal deadlines and keep promises to colleagues.

What do you get?

  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Program, including:
  • My One Thing: the opportunity every month to take 2-3 hours in a day to do something for yourself.
  • Quarterly Wellbeing Days: take a day each quarter to do something nurturing for yourself that brings you joy!
  • Birthday Funday: the only requirement - take the day off for your birthday and have lots of fun!
  • Unique personal and professional development opportunities that will set you apart from your peers including:
  • Career Coaching Programme
  • External one to one mentors who work within your role and area of interest
  • World-class training from the best in the business
  • A supportive, inclusive culture underpinned by our values and Ubuntu philosophy (meaning ‘I am because we are’)
  • Access to all Generation Success events, led by senior leaders and industry professionals

About Generation Success:

At Generation Success, we are first and foremost an international team on a mission to create a world where your career is not determined by your birth.

Our company ethos is Unbuntu which means "I am who I am because of who we all are ''. Meaning that we work collaboratively, we learn, we make mistakes and we win together on our journey to achieve our organisational mission. Our team is spread out across the UK, Asia and Africa. Everyone is treated equally and is expected to own their role and add value where possible.

If you are looking to join a growing company with long term prospects and growth potential, then apply today and be part of the GS family.

What we do:

We deliver mentoring, workshops and recruitment services to young people from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds to enable them to get into their desired jobs / careers. Some of our stats

  • Placing almost 150 young people in roles in 2021
  • Supporting 10,000 people
  • Creating over 2,500 mentoring relationships

Equal employer

Experience, a degree is not essential . What we look for is hunger, desire and adaptability. So if you feel that you are capable of empowering our mission then we welcome your application.

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