Mid-weight Project Manager


We have a 4-day (37hr) working week at 100% salary, every Friday is off! We also offer a generous holiday allowance

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

Mid-weight Project Manager

Job description

Work for a company that cares about the humans behind the tech.

At Riverr we are confident advocates for using digital to reshape the human experience for good.

As a key component to the LAB Group, we believe Riverr people should do what they love and love what they do. So we invest in the vigorous innovators, technical intellectuals, and architects of change - those passionate about creating beautiful digital experiences using hardcore technology.

Our award-winning team of creative, technology and strategy specialists enjoy a number of benefits, including:

  • 4 day work week
  • 28 days of annual leave each year (excluding bank holidays!)
  • Remote working for that ultimate work-life-balance
  • Private Medical Cover through Aviva
  • A day off for your birthday
  • A day of to volunteer for a registered charity of your choice
  • An annual training budget to invest in your personal development.

The Role

The Role

You’ll form part of the Riverr development team, working on a diverse set of unique and challenging projects that allow users to seamlessly interact with technology.

You will work alongside an enthusiastic, creative, technical team who have worked at the pinnacle of their craft.

You will be working on a full spectrum of projects, from high-end clients that are household names, alongside creative start-ups looking to disrupt through technical innovation, to internal projects aimed at making the world a better place (most recently focussed on how technology can revolutionise the way that food banks make the very most of their resources) - no two days will be the same.

You will work alongside an enthusiastic, creative, technical team who are not afraid to push boundaries and get out of their comfort zones.


Key Responsibilities of a Project Manager at Riverr…

  • Providing authentic leadership and drive in the initiation, definition and execution of projects.
  • Positively and proactively engaging with and supporting the creative and technical teams, inspiring them to deliver and be proud of the project work, and of their team.
  • Engaging with clients, partners and internal stakeholders with passion, owning key relationships and embedding a solution-focussed mindset at the heart of what we do
  • Building key relationships with the wider group as a champion of delivery.
  • Proactively identifying problems, creating solutions and implementing improvements with a careful, balanced, and human approach.
  • Establishing yourself at the heart of a delivery team that forms the engine driving Riverr’s exceptional delivery

Your greatest achievements will be…

  • Balancing business priorities with client and staff priorities.
  • Taking absolute ownership of projects throughout end to end delivery.
  • Staying calm and controlled when under pressure from multiple sources
  • Keeping resources focused on delivering high quality work, within budget and on time.
  • A solution focused mindset.

Your place in the agency and key relationships

  • Report in to Head of Delivery
  • Daily liaison with wider UK production management team
  • Daily liaison with delivery teams - development, design, development, QA
  • Daily liaison with assigned Account Manager and Director

Are you interested in being part of our journey? We need your curious and creative mindset and we’re currently looking for a Project Manager to join our team.

Research has shown that some under-represented groups in the digital industry tend to apply only if they meet every single requirement. Here at LAB Group, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, and this is at the heart of what we value as an organisation. We encourage you to apply even if you do not think you tick all the boxes of the job description. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Our People team are happy to support with any reasonable adjustments that are needed within the recruitment process, so please do flag if you need any additional support. Your information will be kept confidential according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


We’re a group of agencies with a simple mission: use pioneering research into human behaviour to advance brands in a way that digital and creativity alone cannot do

Working Week

We have a 4-day (37hr) working week at 100% salary, every Friday is off! We also offer a generous holiday allowance

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 28 days PTO plus bank holiday

  • 37 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 89 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Almost all of our team works remotely but some roles may require some in person meetings / hybrid working.

Company Benefits

  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 71 across 12 departments:

  • engineering
  • arts and design
  • sales
  • information technology
  • support
  • business development
  • consulting
  • human resources
  • operations
  • finance
  • entrepreneurship
  • marketing

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Solution-focused Mindset

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