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HR Coordinator / Team Assistant - 6 month FTC


Malmesbury - United Kingdom


Dyson is a global technology company with a unique philosophy, led by James Dyson. We transform every category we enter with radical and iconic re-inventions that work, perform and look very different.
Dyson files hundreds of patents per year, invests millions in research at leading universities around the world, and has a pipeline of technology stretching 25 years into the future. But it remains family-owned, plotting its own path, not bowing to shareholders or reporting to the stock exchange. All this means more investment in risky, exciting, varied and surprising products for the future.
Dyson is growing extremely quickly. This rapid expansion means that we are constantly evolving our teams, re-designing our organisations and introducing new talent, capability and skillsets to meet our growing needs. RDD (Research, Design and Development) and Operations is at the heart of Dyson and it is critical that we continue to grow our talent pipeline to feed the demands for growth and continued innovation and excellence.
The HR Coordinator and Team Assistant will be responsible for supporting the UK RDD and Operations HR function, the Engineering heart of Dyson. They will report to the Global HR Director RDD & Ops who is based in UK and partner with the RDD & Ops HRBP teams to provide coordination and administrative support across the function.
As in every fast-growing business, there is a need for each individual to be both hands-on and executional.  This role will have specific responsibility within the UK, reporting into the Global leader. However, as part of the global team the person will interact with key business stakeholders, and HR teams globally.
We’re looking for a strong team player with good relationship and communication skills as well as excellent technical skills as listed below.  This is a diverse role that will provide you the opportunity to grow and develop as you get involved in a range of activities providing high quality coordination and support, working with the HR leadership team to ensure successful delivery of business as usual activities as well as supporting with ad-hoc events.  


  • Coordinating team activities and events as required by the RDD & Operations HR leadership team.
  • General administration to support the RDD & Operations HR function 
  • General ad-hoc travel/expenses/room booking support for the RDD & Operations HR leadership team
  • Support BAU and transformation activities with administrative support – raising POs, event coordination, etc.
  • Coordinating and integrating activities and projects from across the function – ensuring efficiency and awareness of current and upcoming workload
  • Coordinate and create the monthly reporting for the RDD & Operations HR Leadership team
  • Support in the preparation for senior stakeholder presentations
  • Support in the monitoring and control of the RDD & Operations HR budget


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet fluctuating deadlines at short notice and willing to be flexible to reach deadlines
  • Strong IT skills to include MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint (intermediate level)
  • Efficient and results focussed
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Able to prioritise high workload volumes and multitask where necessary
  • Drive and enthusiasm to succeed and improve
  • Confidentiality and displays discretion
  • Strong team player but with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and provide a high level of customer service
Person Specification
  • Experienced Coordinator/Assistant 
  • Experience in managing, co-ordinating and administering teams and senior leaders
  • (Desired) experience in working within a project team


  • 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