Project Manager


Who we are

Future Foundry is a Corporate Growth Accelerator. We give  established companies a superpower - the ability to combine their unfair advantages with the innovation methods of the world's leading startups so that they can accelerate, de-risk and simplify the search for their next breakthrough proposition.

What we do

We combine our deep expertise in Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile methodologies with our client’s established reputations, access to customers  and deep industry knowledge to help them:

  • Identify new growth opportunities through horizon scanning, opportunity assessment and roadmap prioritisation.
  • Develop new business, product and service concepts through in-depth customer research, rapid and iterative prototyping and scientific market sizing.
  • Validate new propositions in-market through assumption mapping, MVP development and continuous experimentation.

How we do it

Velocity™ is our codified approach to proposition development. It has helped thousands of corporate change-makers to systematically search for their next breakthrough business, product or service with more speed, certainty and focus. We work in 2-week sprints through each phase, using a stage gate approach to ensure we’re as efficient as possible with resources while having regular checkpoints at every step.

The Role

Future Foundry thrives on a multidisciplinary approach, leveraging the expertise of strategists, researchers, designers, and technologists to drive innovation. As a project manager, you will be at the helm of our client engagements, orchestrating the development of groundbreaking ventures, products, and services.

In collaboration with our talented team, you will oversee multiple client projects simultaneously, ensuring seamless execution and delivery. You will be responsible for the project lifecycle, from initiation through to closure, including planning, execution, monitoring, and completion. Your ability to communicate effectively with all members of the team will be crucial in keeping all activities on track and clients engaged and informed throughout.


  • Lead and manage project planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and project accounting to ensure client deliverables are achieved on time and within budget.
  • Foster collaboration across multidisciplinary teams to ensure effective execution of activities within the predefined sprints.
  • Interface with clients, maintaining continuous communication to manage expectations, deliver project updates, and facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Evaluate and adopt new project management tools and methodologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the team.
  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure project success. Proactively address and resolve any issues that arise during the project lifecycle.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their business challenges and objectives.


  • At least 3 years of project management experience in a consulting, agency, or similar environment, with a proven track record of successful project delivery.
  • Exceptional communication skills, capable of engaging with clients across various levels of seniority, from Head to C-suite.
  • Proficiency in project management software tools, such as Asana, Trello, Jira, or similar.

We’d love it if you were someone who:

  • Has an understanding and practical experience in design thinking, lean startup, and agile methodologies.
  • Is deeply committed to driving projects to completion, overcoming challenges and finding solutions.
  • Is motivated by working in a dynamic, cross-functional team environment and contributing to a culture of innovation.
  • Has a keen interest in understanding human attitudes and behaviours, using this insight to guide project direction and outcomes
  • Is adaptable, willing to learn new skills, and take on responsibilities beyond traditional project management.


  • Salary – £35,000 - £45,000
  • Comprehensive health cover (including dental, optical and mental health care)
  • Group pension – 3% contribution scheme
  • Development fund – for training, conferences and learning
  • Flexible & remote working – working predominantly at home with the occasional trip to client or co-working space with colleagues
  • Enhanced annual leave – 20 days, your birthday off and a 2-week shutdown at Christmas

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