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Support Services Assistant - Administration 12mths FTC


Intellectual Property
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About us

Dyson is growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people. Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do.

Our People team are responsible for activating our unique philosophy and values to deliver a truly Dyson people experience. It’s essential that we attract and hire the best talent, and retain them to build a solid foundation for our future growth.

About The Role

  • Manage purpose built purchasing site to facilitate and coordinate the purchasing of all new machines and accessories required for the wider team
  • Liaise with market contacts for global purchase requirements where GB market is unable to secure units
  • Management of all logistics for machines required for Competitor Intelligence for both incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Physical movement of competitor machines across sites, overseeing goods-in deliveries & movement to appropriate storage or test space​
  • Liaising with the Test Co-ordinator, Competitor Analysts or Attorney to communicate arrival of critical units for onward use
  • Management of financial administration associated with the purchasing and shipping of competitor products
  • Global purchasing account management
  • Monthly reconciliation of all purchasing cards
  • Monthly global market recharge
  • Periodic audit in line with retention policies and business needs
  • Facilitating long term storage at our designated location
  • Periodic machine asset destruction exercises

About You

  • Administrative duties;
  • Scanning of legal documents and saving onto our IP management system
  • Data entry and checking renewal deadlines on IP management system
  • Create weekly diaries using IP management system and distribute to team
  • Key accountabilities / noteworthy matters
  • Fast paced role
  • Experience of working in a well organised manner essential
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload essential
  • Excellent communication skills essential
  • Full training provided
  • This role is a 12mth contract based at Malmesbury 5 days a week


  • Performance related bonus
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
  • Private Medical insurance
  • On-site gym


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.