- Project and Programme Management
- Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters
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 growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations, and more people.
We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our approach starts with an engineering mindset and different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas – unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way.
About the role
We are looking for a talented Lead Project Manager to join Dyson’s New Product Development (NPD) team. This exciting position will be working in the Wearable category.
The Programme Management team and this role have a high level of visibility, benefiting from a close relationship with the Wearables Senior Leadership team, which enables them to deliver, alongside the hugely talented team of engineers and scientists.
The role of Lead Project Manager interfaces with many stakeholders and functions across the business, spanning many functions from NPI and Research into Commercial, Operations, Quality and Finance.
As a Lead Project Manager at Dyson, you will ensure deliverables are met in a timely manner and gain a sufficient level of understanding of the development to be able to communicate the projects status to senior management, whilst being comfortable in challenging the paradigm when required.
You will work across all disciplines of design, research, procurement, manufacturing, commercial and marketing to ensure an integrated project delivery strategy aligns to the wider business strategy. Our briefs can often be loose and changeable, so you must be comfortable in a fast moving, ambiguous environment. Skills in managing a dynamic environment will be critical to the role.
Management and integration of multiple cross functional teams to deliver projects to required SOP and Launch dates.
Coordinate and communicate project status between teams within the organisations to ensure effective and timely input; resolve conflicts and lead solutions.
Challenge concepts in order to achieve the optimum design within the boundaries of time, specification and cost, maintain and manage the risks, actions and issues trackers.
Manage resource allocation activities against current time plans and work with Finance for overall project cost management.
Take an active, hands-on role to understand how engineering problems are resolved thoroughly and help support that resolution.
Manage multiple stakeholder’s expectations across all categories from early stage to launch.
Ensure the team use established Dyson development processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver a fully resolved solution to the correct standards
Information management – governance and organisation of project related information.
Experience working in a dynamic and innovative environment.
Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
Strong/proven project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management).
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence.
Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives without being tempted to dilute unpleasant news or back down from well-reasoned analysis.
Assertive; readiness to drive teams to take remedial action when required.
Credible; ability to demonstrate a good level of understanding of engineering processes in order to work with design teams throughout the project development cycle.
Experience of working in creative teams.
Previous experience working with ODM/JDM partners preferred.
Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you will enjoy a transport allowance, annual leave, comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.
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.
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.