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Lead Compliance Specialist - Devices


Regulatory and Compliance
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people.

The ‘Compliance & Approvals’ (C&A) team ensure that all Dyson products meet the legal requirements for all countries of sale, gaining the necessary approvals or registrations in the appropriate timeframe.

The regulatory Intelligence sub-team is further responsible for Identifying, keeping up to date with and communicating the regulatory, compliance & approvals route to Market for all projects while assessing any associated risks.

About the role

Dyson are seeking an experienced lead regulatory specialist in order to support our continued innovation in exciting new categories.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of leading compliance activities of medical and personal care devices including the use of the IEC 60601 family of standards. The lead regulatory specialist will be responsible for identifying the global regulatory requirements that Dyson’s products shall comply with and shall advise on the implementation for all Dyson products, with an emphasis on new categories.

The lead regulatory specialist will have an understanding of global regulatory and standards structures, maintaining knowledge of any relevant updates or changes and may represent Dyson’s interests internationally when required.

It is the responsibility of our lead regulatory specialists to mentor junior members of the team and to be a resource in their field of excellence for the global C&A team, Ensuring that knowledge is captured and communicated in an appropriate manner.

  • To compile the global compliance strategy and relevant requirements for any Dyson product with a focus on new categories.
  • Ensure all compliance risks are identified and effectively communicated to the relevant teams.
  • Give specific design guidance to designers based on requirements from the relevant standards or legislation.
  • Liaise with Dyson markets around the world to manage specific product approvals when required.
  • Mentor junior members of the regulatory intelligence team.
  • May represent Dyson in relevant standards committees or to regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure knowledge is captured and communicated effectively and in a timely manner.

About you

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant technical subject.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written to all levels of the business. Able to present complex subjects simply and clearly to the target audience.
  • Experience with global medical and personal care legislation is required with experience of using the IEC 60601 family of standards
  • Passion and agility to work in a diverse and agile environment


  • Exposure to a broad and diverse range of Dyson activities from research through to manufacturing and global sales for Dyson projects
  • Career development and growth in a global team
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Free on-site parking
  • Sport centre
  • Life assurance
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

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

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