Project Manager - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Project Management
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

As part of Dyson’s global project management team, you will lead the integration of key functions across a multi-functional team in the development of Dyson's future products. You will gain a sufficient level of understanding of the development to be able to communicate the projects status to senior management, whilst being comfortable in challenging the paradigm when required.

Accountabilities

  • Management and integration of multiple cross functional teams to deliver projects to required SOP and Launch dates. 
  • Coordinate and communicate project status between teams within the organisations to ensure effective and timely input; resolve conflicts and lead solutions. 
  • Ensure the team use established Dyson development processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver a fully resolved solution to the correct standards 
  • Information management – governance and organisation of project related information. 
  • Manage resource allocation activities against current time plans and support finance in overall project cost management. 
  • Take an active, hands-on role to understand how engineering problems are resolved thoroughly and help support that resolution
  • Challenge concepts in order to achieve the optimum design within the boundaries of time, specification and cost, maintain and manage the risks and issues. 
  • Work with development teams to ensure new technologies maximise the performance of new products.

Skills

  • Experience working in a dynamic and innovative environment. 
  • Degree qualified (design, engineering and manufacturing preferable) or equivalent 
  • Outstanding project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships, influence stakeholders and lead cross functional teams. 
  • Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives without being tempted to dilute unpleasant news or back down from well-reasoned analysis 
  • Assertive; readiness to press teams to take remedial action when required. 
  • Credible; ability to demonstrate a good level of understanding of engineering processes in order to work with design teams throughout the project development cycle 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Benefits

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

Posted: 16 January 2019