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Data Product Manager

Summary

Team
Data Science
Location
Shanghai - China

About us

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

 

Embedded within the Greater China market, this new role within the Data Product Management team will involve supporting functional teams across the market including Commercial, Finance, Sales and Retail. The Data Product Manager will own the delivery of several data products across this portfolio, spanning a number of stakeholder groups and topics.

 

The Data Product Manager will build relationships across the global Greater China market, including with senior leadership – ensuring effective collaboration, alignment and delivery.  They will ensure that business priorities are known and understood and be responsible for ensuring that GDF activities within their tribe deliver against them. The Data Product Manager will be responsible for maintaining a record of the financial and non-financial value delivered by data and analytics activities within their scope, to support justification of current and future investments.

 

 

The Data Product Manager will 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 – 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:

 

  • Achieving true collaboration with stakeholders - encouraging two-way communication, transparency, and alignment of priorities, dependencies, and constraints

  • Working with stakeholders from various business functions to identify opportunities to unlock the potential value of data - through analyses, datasets, or analytical tools (also known as ‘Data Products’)

  • Generating business cases to secure funding for future data products, bridging the gap between technical teams and the business to estimate potential value, required resources, and possible risk

  • Generating proposals for phased delivery of data products, to achieve long term aspirations whilst generating benefits in the short term - creating roadmaps in collaboration with technical teams and the business

  • 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

  • Comfortable with, and resilient to, a high change environment
  • Excellent personal organisation, with proven ability to take requirements, generate a plan, and execute against it

  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team on challenging project outcomes 

  • Strong commercial awareness and working knowledge of the objectives of different business functions within a large organisation - what their respective roles are, and how they typically relate

 

Essential:

  • Experience in data analytics, business intelligence, or software development

  • Working knowledge of data platforms, analytical tools and approaches

  • Demonstrable experience building effective partnerships with colleagues from a variety of technical and non-technical disciplines

  • Aptitude for project planning and execution, from initiation to completion

  • Experience pitching/presenting proposals to groups of senior stakeholders 

  • Comfortable discussing complex technical requirements with both technical and non-technical colleagues

 

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)

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.