/ JOBS: Senior Project Manager - London

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VauxWall - on 09 Aug 2017
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VauxWall is a facility of The Lakeland Climbing Centre Limited. We are driven by our passion for climbing and the positive effects it can bring to everyone’s lives. Our London facility set’s a new standard for accessible, clean and constantly evolving indoor climbing. In partnership with our customers, staff, sponsors and suppliers we have created and continue to develop a friendly, efficient and safety conscious centre of excellence for bouldering that everyone can enjoy. Strong links with our site in Kendal will provide opportunities for customers and staff to continue their journey into the diverse sport of climbing in the stunning Lake District National Park.

Senior Project and Centre Managers required, London

The Lakeland Climbing Centre is in the final phases of agreeing 3 new London sites for bouldering centres and we now need senior project managers to help with the development of our sites in Harrow and West London. The role would involve working closely with Tom Hull, our regional manager, to develop and manage all aspects of the building and fit-out works with a view to stepping in as centre manager or deputy manager as operations begin. This is a chance to be there at the start of 2 new great climbing facilities in London. Applicants should be experienced, diligent and passionate with a flexible and committed approach; we are looking for individuals with experience of running climbing walls with the skills and ability to manage all aspects of the operations. Experience of managing building and construction work desirable but not essential. Training will be provided as required.

VauxWall has grown rapidly into a busy hub for the London climbing scene. We have also introduced many new people to the sport. We want to duplicate and improve upon VauxWall within our new sites. Proactive positive Managers overseeing a staff team who embrace our ethos of providing exceptional and efficient customer service is key to this.

£24,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience
Discretionary Project completion Bonus.
Pay review on opening of centre with agreed role including annual profit share bonus.
Centres due to open in January 2018

Application Deadline: 3rd September
Interview Dates: 8th September
Start Date: 2nd October or earlier if available

Download an application pack from:

Completed applications should be emailed to:

Or posted to: Tom Hull, VauxWall Climbing Centre Arch 47, South Lambeth Road, London. SW8 1SR
alx on 22 Aug 2017
In reply to VauxWall:

Senior project manager for £24-26k in the city ha! You may want to benchmark that salary against other adverts for similar posts or alternatively go to the Association of Project Managers and ask them what the expected pay is (double to triple what you have offered!).

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