Project Manager - Consultant / Senior Consultant (Glasgow & Edinburgh)

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can and we believe that everyone brings something different to the table – so we’d love to know what makes you different. Such differences may mean we need to make changes to our process to allow you the best possible platform to succeed, and we are happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. You will find the section to let us know of these at the bottom of your application form or you can mention it directly to your recruiter at any stage and they will be happy to help.

About Capco

Capco is a global technology and business consultancy, focused on the financial services sector. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed in an ever-changing industry.

We are:

  • Experts in capital markets, banking and payments and wealth and asset management
  • Deep knowledge in financial services offering, including e.g. Finance, Risk and Compliance, Financial Crime, Core Banking etc.
  • Committed to growing our business and hiring the best talent to help us get there
  • Focus on maintaining our nimble, agile and entrepreneurial culture

As a Project Manager at Capco, you will be responsible for managing key projects on behalf of your client, ensuring the project and delivery is structured and delivered according to the client’s scope and budget. You will assist with end-to-end planning, monitor project progress and set deadlines, manage risks and issues, prioritize tasks, drive operational readiness and conduct project meetings.


  • Manage workstreams (potentially leveraging Agile processes) and partner with clients, technology vendors, and project teams to ensure on-time, and on-budget, quality delivery
  • Develop milestone-level project plans including key timelines, critical path, owners, and dependencies
  • Be responsible for tracking risks, issues and decisions, and mitigating risks to ensure the team can deliver with minimal blockers
  • Manage projects independently while managing teams of consultants
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Develop and deliver regular status reporting to key stakeholders


  • Experience leading large, complex projects and the ability to lead multiple project teams and projects simultaneously
  • Experience with project management tools (e.g., Jira, Rally, Confluence, Trello, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Financial Services and Capital Markets is preferable, but not essential
  • Comfortable working across business and IT domains and possess the ability to shift between technical analysis and business value discussions
  • Effective and flexible communication skills
  • Project Management qualifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE2 certification are preferable, but not essential


You will work on engaging projects with some of the largest banks in the world, on projects that will transform the financial services industry.

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and building lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat, non-hierarchical structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture
  • Enhanced and competitive family friendly benefits, including maternity / adoption / shared parental leave and paid leave for sickness, pregnancy loss, fertility treatment, menopause and bereavement

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