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Head of Data - Singapore


Data Analysis
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Data at Dyson

A diverse and collaborative global community spread across Dyson locations from Malmesbury to Chicago, Shanghai to Singapore delivers data and analytics excellence at Dyson. Significant recent investments in people and cloud technologies, combined with a broad scope and no shortage of ambition and momentum, data and analytics are recognised throughout the organisation, as critical to all of Dyson’s strategic objectives. 

Our Global Data Function

The Global Data Function have end-to-end responsibility for data from the bedrock of data governance and information management, to analytics platforms and delivery of meaningful innovative insights.

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, everything we do seeks to release value from data and underpin Dyson Strategic Objectives.

About the role

This newly introduced role will report to the Director of Dyson's Global Data Function (GDF) and sit on the GDF leadership team representing regional and team interests and deputising for the Director in SG.

The role will suit someone who has a broad-based understanding of data disciplines, with strong stakeholder and team management skills. The SG team includes specialists in data governance, product management, engineering and architecture and we’re looking for someone to lead the team locally including third party resource management.

As a part of the GDF leadership team in Singapore this role will also be asked to represent the Data function at local IT leadership meetings and initiatives.

About you

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with and capable of:

  • Matrix management, ambiguity and pace

  • Managing a pan-discipline data team to deliver high impact service and insights that span the operations of the organisation

  • High motivation to champion and protect the grass roots basics of data quality, standardised metrics and data assets along with market differentiating insight delivery

Key accountabilities are to include:

  • Being the main point of contact for the Global Data function in Singapore – building relationships with senior stakeholders to understand and manage their needs

  • Onsite leadership of the Singapore Data Function team;

  • Providing local people management support to the overall GDF leadership team

  • Building the team culture to bring the best out in our talent.

  • Identifying blocks, gaps and risk in our team profile and working with other leadership team members to address them

  • Spearheading recruitment of diverse and high-growth local talent

  • Be a local point of escalation for the GDF Singapore team and stakeholders, supporting operational problem management when required

  • Represent GDF at Singapore IT leadership sessions and initiatives

  • As a member of the GDF leadership team, contribute the overall data strategy and maturation of data and analytics capability within the function and across Dyson

  • Oversight of local data forums (from governance to analytics) to ensure efficiency and impact

  • Work on a 1-2-1 basis with the GDF discipline heads to develop our technical talent through training, opportunities and performance management

  • Champion data quality and mastery via business data owners, highlighting impact of issues on enterprise level insights

  • Collaborate with the Head of Analytics Enablement to define and support competency development across the SEA analytics community

  • Lead local engagement and up-skill initiatives including training, forums and Hackathons


Preferred qualifications and skills:

Working knowledge of the below, with hands on experience of some;

  • Cloud-based Data platforms – data engineering, architecture and cloud platform tools

  • Data analytics and Science tools and methodology

  • Data Governance – data quality and information management

  • Project/product and Stakeholder management

  • Ability to connect, motivate and inspire - both your team and the regional community of analytics professionals

  • Ability to thrive in a culture of pace and contribute to a culture of innovation

Master degree or above educated in a relevant discipline preferred but not essential – An overriding drive to build a high-performing team and deliver impact through data excellence are the essential qualifications.

This role is a varied and demanding role – but the leadership team and local team that it sits in is diverse, supportive and high-performing. The opportunities and challenges are interesting, varied and for the right candidate hugely engaging.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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. 

Closing date: 30 November 2021