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Lead Data Product Manager - Enterprise

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

Data and analytics excellence at Dyson are delivered by a diverse and collaborative global community spread across Dyson locations from Bristol to Chicago, Malmesbury to Singapore. Domain-specific experts form spoke analytics teams, enabled by a central team at the hub. All teams benefit from significant recent investments in cloud technologies and tools, combined with an expansive scope and no shortage of ambition and momentum; data and analytics are recognised throughout the organisation, to the highest level, as critical to all of Dyson’s strategic objectives. 

 

With a ‘one-team’ approach, the global community are on a mission to…

         …evolve existing solutions to stay ahead

         …embed emerging solutions to capitalise on potential benefits

         …deliver conceptualised & future solutions to introduce net-new capability  

 

Our Data Team

 

As the ‘hub’ team delivering the data, technology and community provision enabling Dyson’s global data and analytics capabilities, Global Data Function (GDF) have end-to-end responsibility for data from foundations (DQ, MDM) to management (data platforms, integrations), to value realisation (analytics enablement and delivery).

 

The team is a multi-disciplinary, global team providing round-the-clock development and operations – including product and project management, community enablement, governance, data architecture, data engineering, data science, and analytics expertise.

 

Involved with every aspect of Dyson’s global business - from finance to product development, manufacturing to owner experience – data is enjoying record-breaking investment and mandate for 2021 and beyond, seeking to deliver solutions generating impressive and tangible business value.



About the role

The role within the Data Product Management (DPM) team will deliver leadership across the Enterprise portfolio of data products - spanning business areas including Finance, Legal, HR, Estates and IT. The Lead Data Product Manager will own the delivery of several data products, whilst also providing leadership and mentorship to other members of the DPM team.

 

The Lead Data Product Manager will build relationships across the global Enterprise community, including with Executive and Senior Staff Group members – ensuring effective collaboration, alignment and delivery.  They will ensure that business priorities are known and understood, and be responsible for ensuring that GDF activities deliver against them. The Lead Data Product manager will be responsible for maintaining an overall view of the value delivered by data and analytics across Enterprise, to support justification of current and future investments. Most importantly, they will act as the senior point of contact within the Global Data Function for all Enterprise use cases and queries

 

The Lead Data Product Manager will, directly or indirectly, manage the delivery of…

  • Existing data products – working with operations teams to ensure continued delivery, and development/technical teams to realise opportunities for evolution and enhancement
  • Emerging data products – supporting the transition of data products from development into operational support, and participating in business change activities where appropriate
  • Brand new data products – identifying business opportunities and/or translating business needs into data product proposals, and progressing these proposals through business case development and investment approval, to kick-off and delivery  

Reporting to the Head of Data Strategy & Product Management, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as the senior point of contact within the Global Data Function for all Enterprise use cases and queries – leveraging support from the Leadership team if required
  • Balancing potentially competing priorities and objectives within the Enterprise space to maximise value for Dyson - through resilience, tenacity and innovation
  • Achieving true collaboration with stakeholders - encouraging two way communication, transparency, and alignment of priorities, dependencies, and constraints
  • Establishing and maintaining measurement and tracking of the financial and non-financial benefits delivered through the portfolio of data products in the Enterprise area
  • Identifying business opportunities and/or translating business needs into data product proposals - generating business cases to secure funding for these
  • Driving the delivery of data products through the development process from initiation and design, to delivery and maintenance - drawing on other resources within the GDF
  • Contributing to the efforts of the Global Data Function to build a collaborative community across Dyson’s data and analytics teams globally, and to progress the level of data literacy within Dyson.


About you

Person specification / Core Competencies:

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, including with Executive team members
  • Comfortable with, and resilience to, a high change environment
  • Excellent personal organisation, with proven ability to elicit requirements, generate a plan, and execute against it
  • Significant experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver challenging project outcomes to ambitious timescales
  • Demonstrable applied knowledge of multiple aspects within data & analytics
  • Outstanding commercial awareness and advanced knowledge of the typical business functions within a large organisation - what their respective roles are, and how they relate

Essential:

  • Significant experience in an Enterprise or Enterprise facing role, leveraging business intelligence, data analytics or data science
  • Excellent influencing and relationship building skills - with colleagues from a variety of technical and non-technical disciplines
  • Demonstrable track record securing large scale investments via pitching/presenting to groups of senior (including Executive) stakeholders
  • Aptitude for project planning and execution, from initiation to completion
  • Good working knowledge of data platforms, analytical tools and approaches

Desirable:

  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working within an organisation operating a federated analytics model
  • While programming knowledge is not required, a demonstrable interest in and/or experience with data/analytics related technologies is a plus (e.g. SQL, Python, R, Google Cloud Platform)
  • While competency with analytics tools is not required, a demonstrable interest in and/or experience with data visualisation tools is a plus (e.g. Tableau, Looker)

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Lift share scheme
  • Discount on Dyson machines


Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.