Oak National Academy

Project Manager

Join Oak National Academy as they are looking for a Project Manager

We are looking for a great project manager to join our team and help us develop and produce, at scale, free online education resources.

You will join our Education team but be working across Oak and across partners and government to ensure we deliver on time and to the highest quality standards.


  • Manage project budgets (6 figures).

  • Lead the continuous improvement of the project management elements of our production processes.

  • Plan, execute, monitor, control and close projects.

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the planning and culture of the organisation.

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for the Head of Programmes and take on general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 3+ years experience in project management.

  • Expert knowledge of project management techniques.

  • Experience of contract performance management.

  • Knowledge of the English education system. 

The successful candidate will have a desire to contribute in all areas to ensure Oak is successful. You will be comfortable working at pace and you will continuously look at ways that the team can work more smartly. You will be excellent at working as part of a remote team, building relationships and managing your time effectively.

Next steps

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the yellow button on the top right.

You’ll answer some questions that are related to your day-to-day job. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes completing a task and a formal interview carried out remotely over zoom. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process we'll share how well you performed.

We are aiming to hold interviews in the week commencing 14th November 2022 and this is likely to take 1.5hours.

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.