Compliance and Approvals Team Lead


Compliance and approvals
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


  • We are looking for an experienced, passionate and talented Team Lead to join our global safety compliance team.  Dyson has a rapidly expanding portfolio of products and technologies and has ambitions of selling in over 100 countries.  
  • This role is critical to driving design; providing expertise and advice to support business growth.  
  • The Compliance and Approvals team lead is an integral part of the design team; developing new products to satisfy global approvals standards and legislation.


  • Manage the UK Compliance and Approvals safety team to ensure alignment with the C&A team and wider business objectives
  • Be recognised as a source of technical expertise for global standards and legislation across all Dyson products
  • Provide detailed technical guidance on product testing
  • Work closely with internal departments, Dyson global offices and external certification bodies to deliver third party certifications
  • Ensure compliance activities run smoothly and are delivered on time using effective planning and reporting tools
  • Develop new compliance processes and provide training and guidance


  • Global experience in a Compliance and Approvals role for consumer products
  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering subject
  • Demonstrable experience of gaining and maintaining Approvals and Certifications for consumer products
  • Previous team/line-management experience
  • Global standards and legislation expertise for consumer products
  • Familiarity with testing and test methods for IEC, EN, BSI and UL standards
  • Involvement with standards working groups/trade associations/external bodies
  • Electronic/ engineering knowledge highly desirable
  • The ability to interpret technical documentation and provide detailed guidance
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to liaise at all levels within the business
  • Autonomous and methodical approach with strong attention to detail
  • Experience of working with external organisations and managing technical data files
  • Strong project management skills and ability to deliver to deadlines


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 26 September 2018