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Programme Manager (Connectivity)


Project and Programme Management
Poland - Krakow Office

About Us

Dyson is growing. Fast. More products. New categories. Better experiences.

As part of the newly formed Connected function, the Connected Experience Design team is responsible for designing the App journeys that maximise our technology and provide the care and support that our owners deserve. Creating the best possible experiences at every point in the journey. Delivering the same attention to detail to each interaction as we do in the engineering of our machines. Our focus is on evolving our suite of Dyson Apps to become broader owner channels, using our expertise and driving innovation, all to design the seamless digital experiences that set us apart from the competition.

About the role

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following assignment specific requirements:

  • Successful track-record of leading fast-paced development of a portfolio of projects operating within a Hybrid- Agile Project Management approach dealing with significant levels of ambiguity and remain focused on delivery to meet business critical milestone dates.

  • Demonstrable experience of applying robust governance frameworks to in-flight projects and programmes that have a mix of delivery frameworks, including Agile development workstreams.

  • Direct line management of delivery teams, including project managers, Scrum masters etc. Matrix management of wider cross functional delivery teams.

  • Creation and alignment of end to end delivery plans and roadmaps to support Connected vision and strategy.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills up to and including C-suite Exec, with the ability to inspire confidence, demonstrate leadership and project gravitas.

  • Proficient in the management of 3rd party relationships and the ability to drive high-performance outcomes from joint supplier / client project teams.

  • Working within the Connected Leadership team to define strategy, best practice and continuous improvement.

Reporting to the Product & Programme Director, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing a large complex portfolio of projects, upholding the highest standards of delivery methodology including regular and effective communication with key stakeholders, governance, change management and thorough risk/issue management.

  • Ensuring exceptional quality project setup documents detailing scope, assumptions, success criteria, risks, governance structure

  • Proficient in the management of strategic 3rd party suppliers

  • Empowering your team to accelerate the wider Dyson business by managing changes in project scope, costs, resources and timing within the framework of agreed governance and change control processes.

  • Working with the Product & Programme Director, ensuring excellent financial stewardship by delivering predictable and reliable cost estimating, management and forecasting across the portfolio.

  • Understanding the business case drivers and collaborating with business stakeholders to deliver a scalable and future proofed solution

  • Embedding quality across all aspects of the portfolio to deliver successfully with no major issues at go live; this includes effective management of risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies

  • Building high performing teams with strong business and content knowledge and flexibility to work across business areas, setting career goals and nurturing talent.

About you

  • At least 10 years’ experience of IT/Digital project management, ideally gained in consultancy or client side in large and complex organisations.

  • Good knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of projects.

  • Management of a portfolio, including multi-disciplined teams across a variety of delivery frameworks

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong leadership abilities

  • Powerful change agent who champions change and inspires trust and change adoption

  • Solid matrix management skills with the proven ability to deliver through others

  • Extensive stakeholder engagement and management skills.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme life-cycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of projects.

  • Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies. (Agile, Waterfall & Hybrid) backed up by experience of applying them successfully in practice

  • Experience of delivering complex projects with budgets between £5m+

  • Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams across a range of locations including 3rd parties



  • Performance related bonus

  • Life Assurance​

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Pension scheme with competitive employer contributions

  • Recognition Program

  • Holiday Allowance


  • Free fruit delivered for office staff, free coffee and tea

  • Cafeteria Benefit – wellness programme, cinema tickets, Multisport card etc.

  • Possibility of working from home


  • Medical: Employee cover + opportunity to buy additional cover for family

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependants

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.