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Senior Project Manager

Kaplan Financial
48000.00 - 52000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
12 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Senior Project Manager - Marketing & Recruitment

Reference number: JR(phone number removed)

Location: London Bridge - Hybrid

Working pattern: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Number of roles: 1

Salary: GBP48,000 - GBP52,000 Per annum + Bonus eligibility

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager - Marketing & Recruitment to join our team.

We re looking for an experienced, highly motivated project management professional to join our team as the Senior Project Manager. You ll be at the heart of what we do, delivering projects and heading the team of two project managers (one in post, recruiting for the other) to drive success. You ll be known for getting things done , a critical thinker who adapts quickly and has a delivery-driven approach.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager, who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.

What you ll bring to the role

  • You lead from the front and are passionate about your contribution
  • Demonstrable experience of leading projects that integrate and/or align people, process and systems
  • Experienced in delivering complex projects from conception to closure
  • Skilled in coordinating cross-functional project teams and diverse stakeholders on an international scale
  • In-depth knowledge and application of project/programme methodology
  • Experience in a senior project/coordination role, managing a team
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Outcome focused with a goal-driven and delivery-oriented profile
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work with and influence a wide range of audiences
  • Experience of implementing improvement and enhances to processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication including ability to write project documentation such as project briefs, presentations, reports
  • Self-motivated with a curious nature with a desire to learn
  • Diligent, assertive and commercially astute
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to a dynamic workload, with the ability to manage complexity, ambiguity and change
  • Working knowledge of project planning, collaboration and communication tools (e.g., Smartsheet, Monday, Miro, SharePoint)
  • Strong IT skills and proficiency with MS 365
  • Commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace


  • Passion for international education recruitment
  • Experience of working in international or higher education sector
  • Experience with CRM software (particularly Salesforce)
  • Exposure to working with global teams and across different time zones
  • Desire to contribute innovative new ideas, insights and approaches to drive efficiencies

What we do

Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.

In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities.

What we offer

As well as a competitive salary, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- 28 days annual leave

- Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family

- 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services

- Company pension contributions

- Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels

- Medicash Health Cash Plan

Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 11th April 2024. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.

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