The Company

We are Tech Nation, the UK Network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs. Our mission is to empower ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through knowledge and connections. We want to make the UK the best place to imagine, start and grow a digital business to build an economy fit for the next generation. As a high growth startup ourselves, we are a neutral player sitting right at the heart of the ecosystem of high growth digital businesses, policy-makers and corporations offering the following key programmes: We empower tech founders to grow faster through our various growth programmes such as Founders’ Network, Future Fifty, and Fintech. But not only that, we also offer end-to-end data, insights, stories & resources, a UK wide community that shares the same entrepreneurial culture, and we are the only approved endorsement organisation for the Tech Nation Visa scheme rolled out for exceptional talent.  

The Role

We are in an exciting period of growth and expanding rapidly across the UK. In order to scale effectively, we are looking for a highly organised individual who will use agile methodology to coordinate our roadmap of activity and be a central point of support on all communications and meetings around the roadmap. The role will include supporting financial and impact reporting of our portfolio to our CEO and COO.  

Your responsibilities:

  • Agile is a must: Apply agile methodology to all project delivery and coaching teams
  • Be a great leader: Manage the portfolio view of all our key activities, working directly with the Exec team
  • Find the constraints: Highlight any roadblocks or resource constraints at portfolio level in a timely way and work with all team leads to alleviate them
  • Create and manage the roadmap: Work closely with the Programme Leads to coordinate our roadmap of events, launches and releases
  • Facilitate Decision Den: our fortnightly priorities session, including setting up the agenda, distributing support materials, taking minutes and publishing all decisions in a simple, accessible way
  • Own the Decision Den material: guide programme teams to ensure that the input is consistent, answers key questions and showcases - our fortnightly session for teams to show the work they’ve completed in the past 2-4 weeks
  • Seek to optimise internal processes: Identify ways of improving efficiency and effectiveness of resource and financial planning and forecasting
  • Monthly reporting & analysis: Working with the Finance Manager and Senior Business Performance Manager to provide rolled up and detailed reporting on each programme for our monthly monitoring meeting and quarterly board reports

As well as sharing our ambitions and believing in our mission, you are:

  • An excellent agile project management (Scrum)
  • Key to stakeholder management
  • Effective decision maker
  • A true coach
  • Excellent at prioritising and coordinating whilst having the ability to work to multiple deadlines under pressure
  • Someone who is logical and methodical, pay attention to detail
  • Holds the ability to communicate effectively to senior management

What’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to work with the fastest growing tech startups in the UK
  • 16 health benefits via Untangl e.g. Gym Discount, Dental, Health Scans, Private Medial Insurance
  • Autonomous and flexible work style - be your own leader
  • Quarterly team building events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • 25 days’ holiday a year (plus UK public holidays)
  • A collaborative and fast-paced environment