We are recruiting a Programme Manager to join our team on a full time basis.


Studio Zao is a boutique innovation studio who support clients across a range of industries, such as Sony Music Entertainment, Institute of Cancer Research, Imperial College London, Pentland Brands, the NHS and the LSE. Whether it’s thinking about the future of their industry, setting prove-able innovation strategies, executing innovation experiments or training entrepreneurial skills, Studio Zao’s practical and open-innovation approach helps individuals and organisations to be more entrepreneurial.

Studio Zao’s founding team includes entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, strategists and technologists, who have previously helped StartupBootcamp, EY, Sky, Mass Challenge, Virgin Startup and Lean Startup Co.


We are looking for a passionate self starter able to manage the delivery of our client engagements and programmes, as well as support with new business development and proposals.

Leading the development, preparation, planning and implementation of internally and client funded innovation initiatives
Coordinating stakeholders, collaborators and participants, ensuring an outstanding and flawless delivery and outputs, constantly exceeding client’s expectations
Assisting the founding team to prepare and finalise proposals for new initiatives or responding to clients’ requests
Coordinating relevant engagement with startups and entrepreneurs across Studio Zao’s ecosystem


Previous demonstrable experience for each of the responsibilities listed above. Any quantitative achievement supporting each point will be taken into favourable consideration.
A consultancy background is not necessary but constitutes a plus


This position is full time, competitive salary range from £35,000 to £45,000 based on previous experience.
Please email hello at studiozao.com with your CV attached to apply.