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Head of Product Regulation

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Regulatory and Compliance
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we invent great products with unique technology, a bold design and aim to deliver a transformational user experience.

Our ambitions are bold, by 2025 we aim to Double Dyson; double sales volumes, double the quantity of products in our portfolio and halve time to market.

As a Product Development and Technology company it is imperative that Dyson must reliably deliver superior products to market quicker than our competition and with consistency.

Central to Dyson’s ability to sell is the assurance and compliance with all product regulations. The quantity and update cadence of product regulations are increasing. Therefore Dyson would benefit from central oversight and coordination to current and emerging regulatory requirements.

This role resides centrally within the Dyson Delivery and Integration Office at the heart of product development.

About the role

  • Immediate-term: Develop a plan and coordinate internal activities which need to be prioritised and delivered within the next 12 months, including;

  • Working across Dyson Functions and with external organisations, coordinate the identification of  Product Regulations applicable to current and future Dyson products and partner with the Dyson experts such as the Compliance and Approvals team

  • Develop and maintain a central view of the evolving landscape of product regulations and ability to sell into all markets, both mandated and voluntary. Ensure that this is communicated and build awareness across Dyson functions.

  • Establish, own and build the relationship(s) with 3rd parties whom will conduct external horizon scanning activities. As necessary, work with Legal and Indirect Procurement to manage those contracts, and cascade the knowledge and information generated into Dyson

  • Identify areas within Dysons’ product development portfolio that require additional investment or dedicated support to assure compliance

  • Coordinate and drive internal alignment to form a comprehensive Dyson position on future proposed regulations; in doing so enable external lobbing activities

Develop a long-term vision and plan, covering the following:

  • Develop ways of working, policy and process between all contributory Functions: Legal, External Affairs, Compliance and Approvals, In-market Compliance, Standards, Engineering, Research, Categories, CSER

  • Establish a framework of Governance to enable decision making, effective escalations routes, increase transparency and visibility of Product Regulation and Compliance activities and develop required internal reporting

  • Where necessary identify, define and propose new roles and responsibilities needed to assure robust compliance

About you

  • Broad understanding of Product Development (desirable)

  • Experience of Programme Management

  • Managing expectations and working with diverse groups of stakeholders

  • Experience of delivering change projects and implementation

  • Experience of working with multiple senior stakeholders

  • Cross-functional experience and working across a global organisation is desired

Benefits

Financial benefits:

  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


Lifestyle benefits:

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


Health benefits:

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependants 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 

  • On-site well being centre 

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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