Join Project One

We’re one of the best places to work in the UK – so we’re recruiting the best people

Why join the Project One team?

At Project One, we are change experts. Recognised in the Financial Times Leading Management Consultants list, we are one of the fastest growing global change management consultancies in the UK and have great ambitions. We are truly independent, and we are not corporate. We keep things simple; a collegiate and hugely collaborative team, dedicated to leading change and making a real difference to our customers.

What our team say

The freedom to make a difference. Varied and challenging assignments. An opportunity to build trust and earn respect. These are just a few things our team say about Project One. Watch the video to hear more.

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“I work at Project One because they believe in the people they invest in and their potential to bring about real change and make a difference in the world we work in.”

Jenna Mander
Business Support Manager

“The Project One value proposition is built upon bringing like-minded individuals together, who work in a truly collaborative way to deliver the very best outcomes for clients.”

Richard Freeman
Change Consultant

“My decision to join Project One was based on the people I met during the recruitment process who demonstrated the company’s values through the passion for their work and colleagues which gave me an immediate sense of belonging.”

Joyce Nota
Change Consultant

“Project One have a great reputation and I have always been aware of them as a company, so when the opportunity came up to join the team, it was an easy decision.”

Sarah-Jane Campbell
Recruitment Partner

“I joined Project One to be part of a forward-thinking organisation that provides a solution to a vast array of customers and where I can also further develop my career.”

Ade Aderoju
Change Consultant

“I saw Project One as an employer who would allow me to continue to build my Change Leadership and programme management skills.  And the people are fantastic – a wealth of experience to add to and fall back on as needed.”

David Knappett
Director of Market Development

Varied and challenging assignments

We specialise in the difficult, hard to manage aspects of change for large, complex organisations. We call it real change; it’s change that makes a difference to our customers’ organisations and it’s our complete focus.

Positive and vibrant culture

Be part of a team of change experts who work hard for our customers on their most challenging and complex transformations, and have a great time doing it! We never underestimate the importance of having fun along the way.

Open Positions
Change and Transformation Consultant – UK wide

Type: Full time permanent position

Base salary plus bonus: 150-170K pa

We are looking for Change and Transformation consultants that demonstrate outstanding professional conduct; produce consistent, excellent delivery; contribute to the growth of Project One; and be invested in the success of Project One.

At Project One, we are Change Experts. We are one of the fastest growing independent change consultancies in the UK and are proud to have been named a Leading UK Management Consultancy by the Financial Times for three consecutive years.

 

We work with many of the UK’s leading organisations, across multiple sectors, to deliver transformational and business-critical change, at scale. Most of our programmes have £multi-million budgets and all our consultants have a minimum of 10+ years’ experience leading and delivering these major programmes of change.

The current economic climate has resulted in an increase of organisations requesting urgent support to help them survive and most importantly thrive. With this in mind, and considering our healthy forthcoming pipeline of opportunities, we are looking for excellent consultants to join our team.

 

Why work for us?

 

Working for Project One is refreshingly different. We have a positive culture based on strong values, fairness, mutual respect and collaboration. At the core of our team, there is a genuine desire to help each other achieve the best results possible for our customers.

We are at the cutting-edge of change, translating strategic ambitions into clear change programmes; ensuring change is set-up for success and remains on track, delivering the required outcomes; improving organisation’s change capability, to suit their future business needs and delivering the foundations that will drive a digital strategy.

Your experience really counts at Project One; we’ll trust you to do your job and we won’t pigeon-hole you either. Getting together to celebrate success, in addition to rewarding and recognising high performance, is something we love to do.

We actively evolve our business around our people and are proud to have been recognised by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK’s Best Medium-Sized Workplaces in 2020, in addition to being named a centre of Excellence in Wellbeing. Both awards were based on feedback from our team, which makes them even more special to us.

 

What are the expectations on our Consulting Team?

 

Project One’s expectations on the business, our Leadership Team and our consultants were developed by members of our Consulting Team and capture what is important to us all. They define how we all contribute to the business and how Project One works as an organisation for its people. Now forming part of our ways of working, they apply to all of us, all the time. We must be fair to one another and ensure we all adopt them equally. So, what are the expectations on our Consulting Team? They will; demonstrate outstanding professional conduct; produce consistent, excellent delivery; contribute to the growth of Project One; and be invested in the success of Project One.

 

Job specification

 

  • A proven track record of leading and delivering major change programmes is essential, ideally with experience of undertaking programme assurance reviews and programme recovery
  • Proven experience of C-level consulting and client-side working, ideally gained at a Big 4 consultancy
  • In addition, we are particularly interested in subject matter expertise in Digital, Agile and ERP
  • Evidence of managing multiple business streams and most or all parts of the programme lifecycle
  • Experience of directing large teams on at least two £multi-million programmes
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and complex stakeholder arrangements, including third-parties
  • Demonstrable evidence of delivering real and sustainable business outcomes
  • Multi-sector experience e.g. FS, Telco, Retail, FMCG, Utilities, Manufacturing and Public Sector is ideal.

 

Reward Structure

 

  • Basic salary
    • £90,000 per annum
  • Bonus
    • Based on utilisation and charge rate, paid as a lump sum in January
  • Total cash
    • £160,000 (Average over the last three years)
  • Health cover
    • Private Medical Insurance for you and your family
    • Health Cash Plan for you and your family
  • Life cover
    • Lump sum equivalent to 4x annual basic salary
  • Pension
    • Group Personal Pension Plan
    • 5% Project One contribution
    • Option to make a regular (monthly) contribution to the pension scheme through Salary Sacrifice, enhanced by the addition of National Insurance savings from Project One into your fund
    • Option to make a single bonus sacrifice contribution
  • Holidays
    • Up to 40 days per annum, plus statutory holidays
  • Other
    • Employee Assistance Programme (unlimited, including family)
    • Laptop, phone
    • Home working, expenses charged from home base

 

The selection process is designed to help us get to know you and for you to get to know Project One in more detail.

 

  • Step 1 – A dedicated introductory conversation with one of our Recruitment Partners
  • Step 2 – An interview with a Consulting Director
  • Step 3 – A final interview with three members of our Senior Leadership Team. This interview will focus on understanding the role and mutual fit with Project One.

Are you looking for critical business transformation?

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