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IT Business Partner - Product Development

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
Singapore - Singapore

Description

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.
Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

Accountabilities

The Strategy and Transformation team takes the lead to ensure that Global IT is aligned to Dyson’s overall global strategy and business plans, owning the architectural blueprint to enable these plans and translating this into a clear prioritized roadmap/portfolio and the enabling target operating model for IT to ultimately deliver real transformational change for Dyson.

The IT Business Relationship Management team works hand in hand with business leadership teams across the globe to really understand what capabilities are needed to enable our ambitious growth plans; translating this into clear requirements for planning by the wider global IT function.

The IT Business Partner, reporting to the Head of Business Relationship Management, is responsible for:
  • Providing overall leadership for IT To Dyson’s Group functions for Product Development.
  • Working as a trusted partner with senior business leaders across Dyson's group functions for Product Development to understand strategic plans and objectives and ensure the IT demands for capabilities needed to enable them are appropriately captured, prioritised and business expectations on delivery timescales fully understood.
  • Acting as an ambassador for globally run projects by championing local needs with the Global Leadership team and supporting better visibility of global roadmaps and plans for local stakeholders, ultimately helping to shape, stimulate and build their IT strategies and roadmaps for the future.
  • Working with the wider IT team to ensure any requirements are well defined and efficiently captured for Group IT.
  • Leading overall IT Portfolio Governance Reviews to provide visibility of all IT projects and activities that impact on the functions.
  • Supporting the wider Global IT teams by championing success and helping following up on actions with risks and issues as required.
  • Responsible - together with the Service Delivery Manager for the functions - for Service Delivery - striving to provide exceptional service levels of quality and reliability of any IT systems that are delivered.
  • Global Service Delivery Management – together with the Service Delivery Management -into markets and functions - striving to provide exceptional service levels of quality and reliability of any IT systems that are delivered.
  • Reporting into the Head of Business Relationship Management, acting as the champion for the function’s needs as part of the global IT organisation - headquartered in the UK - ensuring that the function’s needs and priorities are communicated and understood across the wider organisation.
  • Continually working to build and maintain strong working relationships with business stakeholders and frequently seeking out “what’s different” in their associated portfolio engaging with local teams and third parties and feeding into Group IT teams.

Skills

With experience in a similarly dynamic, international role and complex organisation, you’ll have a proven working knowledge of leading an IT function in the region working as part of a global matrix managed team.
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic personality, combining flexibility and creativity.
  • Ability to offer solutions to various I.T. related problems, at times when under pressure. DocuSign Envelope ID: 5DCB5D04-C8A9-42E1-A176-B3A554F82FD9
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and results-driven.
  • Inquisitive, proactive and innovative.
  • Assertive.
  • Strong leader.
  • Ethical, personal integrity.
  • Quick learner.
  • Willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on.
  • Thrives on change.
  • Sensitive to cultural differences across Dyson Worldwide.
  • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure.

Essential:
  • At least 5 years’ experience of leading an I.T. team providing services or delivering projects to the business.
  • Significant experience in IT strategy development, along with portfolio, programme and project management techniques including Agile.
  • Excellent understanding and business domain knowledge in an organisation that is commercially focussed and driving for rapid growth and expansion.
  • Leadership of IT projects, preferably using a structured project delivery approach such as Agile.
  • Good financial management, budgeting and investment appraisal skills.
  • Experience of developing and delivering IT Roadmaps and Programme Plans to meet business needs.
  • Experience of business communication strategy development and stakeholder management
  • Experience of operating within a global organisation with a proven ability to deliver against Group wide initiative.
  • A strong service and business partnering mind-set.
  • Ability to translate high level unstructured ideas and requests quickly into a structure and level of detail that can be easily impacted against existing solution capabilities and developed into detailed project plans.

Desirable:
  • A background in IT and Business Consultancy roles would be preferred.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines