Security Project Manager - 12m FTC


Up to £65,000 depending on experience
Security and Risk
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


In short, with Security Leadership technical guidance, the role will be accountable for ensuring the security contributions of projects are delivered to the Dyson Capital Projects team in a timely, relevant and formally governed manner.


  • Working in support of the UK Head of Security and Site Security Managers
  • Managing, co-ordinating, scoping, analysing, designing and delivering of complex and diverse project inputs from inception to completion in a timely manner
  • Challenging Dyson Capital Projects team concepts in order to achieve the optimum design within the boundaries of time, specification and cost
  • Maintaining and managing the security team project risks, actions and issues trackers
  • Acting as the principal point of contact and for all projects. Attendance at project meetings as appropriate
  • Working with the Security Project Management Office to facilitate process improvements to Project Management
  • Contributing to the establishment and management of effective partnerships with a range of internal and external stakeholders; including consultants and delivery partners who will provide professional and technical advice and expertise
  • Preparation of project briefs, plans, reports and status updates
  • Managing expectations for the delivery of the security inputs to the project. Escalating issues on deadlines and advising appropriate corrective action 
  • Facilitating the management of the portfolio of security projects. This includes identifying dependencies between projects, particularly in respect of resources, and the reporting of programme level issues and risks

  • Understanding and aligning activities with the Dyson values, Code of Ethics and other Dyson working practices
  • Collate and provide statistical security project data as directed, to ensure delivery to the KPI standard and to inform Return of Investment (ROI) activities
  • Awareness of the Group Security Management System (SeMS). 
  • Understanding and applying security threat methodology as instructed and directed


  • Hold a relevant project management qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience 
  • Demonstrable project management delivery including detailed expert knowledge of the management and delivery of complex capital projects with the ability to demonstrate project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management) 
  • Preparation of project briefs and reports
  • Excellent team working skills with proven experience of leading teams and successful partnering with third party suppliers and stakeholders i.e. designers, architects, statutory and regulatory bodies, consultants and contractors.
  • Competent computer skills with experience in using Microsoft Office applications and database packages. Ability to create structured excel spread sheets to capture analytical data effectively
  • Good attention to detail and ability to prioritise workload in a fast changing environment
  • Ability to deal tactfully, calmly and effectively with a wide range of issues
  • Ability to work as part of a large team with a Gold Standard ambition
  • Ability to embrace change on a daily basis 
  • The ability to work under pressure and within tight timescales 


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

Posted: 03 December 2018