Strategic Head of Early Careers


Singapore - Singapore


This is a newly created leadership opportunity to look strategically at the role that emerging talent plays for Dyson as we scale. 


A few years ago, emerging talent was mainly undergraduates and a few PHDs. Today we have DIET (apprenticeship degree programme), apprentices, Interns, graduates and PHDs.  As we grow geographically and enter new technologies and create new products, we need to make decisions on how we source, balance and evolve these pipelines along with the development and rotation support required to create high performance and a strong leadership pipeline. 


This new role will work with the existing TA and Talent teams to continue to evolve the excellent programmes and initiatives in place as we become increasingly diverse in our operations and ambitious for our future – of which emerging talent will continue to play a key role underpinning our future success.


There is a small team in Singapore HQ and the UK to support directly and you will need to activate resources in the markets via a matrix.  The role is truly global and involves working with established and emerging markets and supporting new businesses and products that are developing.


  • You are likely to have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • It is a plus to have a Master’s degree or equivalent

  • You are likely to have worked in a an organization and played a key role in WFP, acquiring and/or developing early careers talent and designing and implementing programmes for early Careers talent

  • You will have a background that includes experience of some or all of the following:  Talent Management, Talent/Leadership development, OD, HR, workforce planning, analytics and Change.

  • You will have experience of working in-house and managing a matrix

  • You will be passionate about the role emerging talent plays in a high growth innovative organization and want to be a key part of shaping the role they will play in our future


Competitive salary plus Dyson benefits

Posted: 14 March 2019

Closing date: 25 April 2019