Senior Project Manager within Experiences & Innovation

Senior. Project Manager

Who is ENGINE?

ENGINE is a future company. A full stack consultancy, technology, insight, data, brand and experience design, advertising and communications company, with the power of diversity and imagination to take on the future.

The world is changing.

Problems don’t look like they used to. These days, disruption is the new normal and connectivity means complexity. That’s where we come in. We curate small, diverse teams who help our clients figure out where to go next.

We’re proud of the accolades we have received in recognition of our work and in the last two years have won almost 100 top tier industry awards including Cannes Lions, D&AD, PRCA, Marketing Week, Clio’s, British Arrows, Creative Circle, Webby’s, the Channel 4 Diversity Prize and many more.

We know our people are our superpower, so at ENGINE you can expect a great working environment and superb benefits.

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What is the role?


As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for leading and delivering end-to-end client projects.

You will manage the client directly, building relationships and driving the project from inception and requirements definition through to delivery.  

You will collaborate closely with clients as well as internal Strategy, Design and Experience Design teams, ensuring teamwork between all parties.

You will find creative solutions to problems and ensure that we are delivering projects on time and on budget.


What do you do, day to day?

  • Gather accurate requirements to enable you to scope and plan a project from receipt of the brief.
  • Work with leads to accurately plan and estimate the project.
  • Produce documentation such as SOW (Statements of Work), budgets and timing plans.
  • Independently lead the cross functional project team throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Work closely with clients to ensure successful project delivery, acting as the main point of contact for the client day to day.
  • Proactively identify risks and identify mitigations.
  • Run weekly timesheet reports to monitor burn and forecast project costs to the end of the project. Ensure the team are regularly completing timesheets and chase up missing time.
  • Provide weekly status updates to the client.
  • Deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Support the Delivery Director with tasks as required.

What kind of a person are you?

  • Straightforward & direct.
  • Clear communicator.
  • Focus on collaboration and idea sharing.
  • Proactive with a can-do attitude.
  • Approachable.
  • Problem solver.

What experience and skills do you have?

  • Experience working as a Project Manager within a Digital Marketing agency.
  • Proven project management experience working on both digital marketing communications projects as well as UX, design & build.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects of varying difficulties.
  • Solid financial control of budget and reconciliations for projects.
  • Polished client management skills.
  • Knowledge of all agency functional areas; including strategy, creative, design and production.
  • Highly organised, with exceptional administration skills and flawless attention to detail
  • Ability to contribute to the development of execution of creative work.
  • Client facing with ownership of any production matters.

Our benefits:


Engine has a generous, wide ranging, flexible benefits package which allows employees to opt in and out of many benefits to suit their personal needs. This includes a matched contributory pension, Private Medical Insurance, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, dental, medical help, gym discounts, buy & sell holidays and much more! We also offer a whole range of softer discretionary benefits such as a great working environment and a day off for your Birthday.