Senior research and project manager

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£40,000+
Posted
26 Apr 2019
Closes
26 May 2019
Qualification Level
Graduate, Qualified by Experience
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Oxford-based Fast Track is looking for an experienced project manager with a strong research interest in the UK’s top-performing private companies, and good knowledge of company accounts

The role would suit a bright graduate with at least three years’ relevant company research and excellent project management experience; and ideally some accountancy training and/or qualification and good writing experience.

Role & responsibilities

  • Project management: lead, manage and help conduct the research and publication, to tight deadlines and with meticulous attention to detail, of our International Track 200; and potentially another of our seven annual league tables in The Sunday Times
  • Research & analysis: identify, research and analyse companies’ financials; and interview entrepreneurs either on the phone or face-to-face at company visits
  • Networking dinners: work closely with our events team to secure entrepreneurs’ attendance at some of our 30+ annual invitation-only networking dinners; and help at up to 8 dinners a year
  • Account handling: help service our blue-chip sponsors at an operational level

About Fast Track

Fast Track, founded in 1997, is the UK’s leading research and networking events company focused on top-performing entrepreneurs and private companies.

Based in Central Oxford with c26 staff, we publish seven annual league table supplements with The Sunday Times, ranking the fastest-growing to the biggest private companies. We also organise and run over 30+ invitation-only networking awards events and alumni dinners a year for their entrepreneurial directors to meet each other and our sponsors, who want to do new business with them. Our sole source of revenue is from our blue-chip sponsors.

Our sponsors include: Virgin (all 22 yrs); HSBC, Lloyds, PwC, and UBS Wealth Management (15+ yrs); Barclays, BDO, Hiscox, Grant Thornton and Virgin Atlantic (10+ yrs); BGF, BMW and Linklaters (5+ yrs); DHL and N+1 Singer (3 yrs); and Oracle Netsuite and Santander (1 yr)

How to apply

Visit our website for more details and information on how to apply.