Website Growth Street
Bringing Digital into Business Banking
We have a vacancy for a Technical Project Manager to scope and deliver product and platform development initiatives. We would like to meet motivated, pragmatic people who enjoy the challenge of a start up and who like to take a structured approach to getting the job done. In this role you would be working daily with engineering, product and commercial teams across the business. This role includes the management of longer running programmes as well as projects.
At Growth Street, we’re passionate about understanding growing businesses and helping them succeed. We’re using technology to achieve disruptive change in the business loans sector.
We operate a regulated platform that matches a wide range of investors’ funds with ambitious businesses. Our marketplace offers borrowers lines of credit from £25k up to £2m. Our product is similar to a traditional bank overdraft, but we want to be smoother, faster and more efficient!
Whether we’re speaking to customers or to each other, we try at all times to live by our core values:
Be curious – We celebrate diversity and we love to learn new things. We’re eager to learn, share and use knowledge to positively impact our customers: that’s why we ask everyone to be curious.
Be in sync – We’re only as strong as the sum of our parts, and when we bring our skills and talent together for each other and our customers we are at our most incredible. That’s why we are always working to be in sync.
Beat expectations – At Growth Street, we work for our customers. We’re dedicated to thinking about what customers need, now and in the future, and going out of our way to beat expectations.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.
The core elements of the role will be to:
Lead and coordinate technical and product delivery projects and longer running improvement programmes.
Operate and improve our agile delivery practices (eg. Scrum and Kanban), coaching teams and individuals for continuous improvement of delivery management.
Develop medium to long term project roadmaps in partnership with stakeholders in technology and product development.
Work with business stakeholders, product owners and analysts to develop objectives and requirements and coordinate the delivery and data-driven evaluation of project results.
Help establish project management best practices, and coach members of our team.
Your skills and motivations
If you can answer “yes” to most of these questions you may be a great fit for this role:
Are you looking for a truly influential role where you can work cross functionally?
Do you communicate in a concise, specific and targeted way, and value that in others?
Are you somebody who builds empathetic and trusting working relationships?
Do you enjoy the fast pace and ambiguity of a startup and love making products that solve problems in the real world?
Do you have experience of leading agile delivery methods such as Scrum and Kanban with commonly used tools such as Jira?
Are you effective when scoping and delivering technical development projects and using data to inform your decisions?
Do you have a degree level foundation in computer science or equivalent scientific experience?
Do you have knowledge and experience of building software applications with a commonly used programming language (such as Python, Java, Ruby)?
Do you have a basic knowledge of cloud hosting infrastructure eg AWS?
The role is based from our London offices. We are located 1 minute from Aldgate Tube station. Benefits include:
A competitive salary
Employer pension contributions of 5% of your base salary
Generous training, equipment and IT budget
The tools you require to get the job done
A strong and clear company culture, focused on growth
Participation in an employee equity scheme
25 days of holiday plus Bank Holidays