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Capital Project Manager


£Competitive + bonus
Project Management
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


An experienced Capital Project Manager is required to analyse, design and deliver a complex and diverse portfolio of Capital Projects from inception to completion across Dyson’s UK Estate portfolio.


  • Have a sufficient level of understanding to be able to communicate the projects and wider programme status to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Be able to challenge Project scope and key requirements when required.
  • Own and drive larger organisation-wide Capital delivery programmes within or across specialist areas within the UK to meet established operational targets.
  • Coordinate and communicate project status between teams and third party organisations to ensure effective and timely input.
  • Resolve conflicts and lead solutions.
  • Manage, govern and organisation project related information.
  • Challenge concepts in order to achieve the optimum design within the boundaries of time, specification and cost, maintain and manage the risks, actions and issues trackers.
  • Team management of a small team of Project Managers.


The Project Manager will be required to deliver against a loose and changeable brief. Skills in managing projects and stakeholders in a dynamic and fast paced environment will be critical to the role.

  • Holds a Relevant Degree (design, engineering, construction) or equivalent.
  • Holds formal project management qualifications (PMP / PRINCE2 / AGILE) and can bring forward innovative best practice applications that may benefit the project.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management).
  • Proven team people management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence at all seniority levels.
  • Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives without being tempted to dilute unpleasant news or back down from well-reasoned analysis.
  • Ability to demonstrate a good level of understanding of design and construction processes in order to work with design teams throughout the project cycle.
  • Planning and organisational skills, with proven ability to prioritise and co-ordinate workloads, monitor and evaluate work, to ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • Proven ability to apply initiative and strategic awareness to problem solving and decision making.

Creativity and Innovation

  • Think and act strategically in problem solving and decision making in a complex political and business environment.
  • Develop, maintain and manage systems, policies, procedures and / or standards within specialist area whose outcomes can affect council wide approaches / business.
  • Consult with service users / stakeholders to understand issues and challenges and provide recommendations for solutions.
  • Drive the UK Capital Projects delivery strategy.

Work Environment

Office based, but may involve some travelling to other Dyson properties/ sites.


  • Performance related bonus
  • 27 days annual leave 
  • Dyson machine discount 
  • Sports Centre & free on-site gym
  • Casual dress code
  • Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Free on-site parking
  • Regular team based social events
  • Great career progression opportunities