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Programme Manager


Project and Programme Management
Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters

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 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. Dyson is a design and innovation led company, whilst equally valuing project schedule adherence and budget adherence.

About the role

The Programme Manager will be working in a new product category within Dyson’s wider product development organisation.  Reporting into the Head of Product Programmes, the role entails leading multi-disciplinary project teams in different international locations spanning the design and development, manufacturing engineering, product quality and reliability, operations and commercial functions to develop new Dyson products from concept definition to launch.  As a key collaborator and influencer across the organisation, the Programme Manager is pivotal to enable the project, or programme of projects to deliver the business objectives across time, cost and spec.

  • Co-lead with the project Design Manager, the project team spanning multiple international locations, towards delivering the project success criteria from proven concept to launch.

  • Apply core PM capability to identify interdependencies between functional work packages and facilitate collaborative working between functional teams.

  • Apply core PM capability to be the initiator and custodian of an integrated schedule, associated risk and assumptions, and change management to the project success criteria.

  • Take an active, hands-on role to support the identification and resolution of risks to project success criteria.

  • Coordinate and own project communications and reporting.

  • Engage and inform key stakeholders outside of the project team in pursuit of the project success criteria.

  • Identify and articulate any conflict between the project success criteria.

  • Leading by example to adhere to Project Management governance of the project while ensuring appropriate and pragmatic approaches are adopted.

  • Apply project management capability in purposeful, flexible and innovative ways in response to a dynamic delivery environment.

  • Proactively champion change & continuous improvement to adopt better ways of working.

About You

  • Degree in Engineering or Science or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience. Knowledge and some experience of Systems Engineering preferred.

  • 8+ years' experience of managing technical or manufacturing projects end to end.

  • Hold, or demonstrate an understanding of, formal project management qualifications (such as APMP) or Project Management degree. Qualified or near qualified applicants preferred.

  • Candidates with experience of working in a regulated industry to ISO certification QMS standards are preferred.

  • Candidates with knowledge and experience of developing Electronics Systems HW and SW preferred.

  • Candidates with project Life Cycle Management experience preferred.

  • Candidates with exposure to procurement, supply chain, build planning and marketing & sales preferred.

  • Experience of managing people, mentoring, developing and coaching.

  • Experience of line management responsibility is desirable.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills: able to build and leverage productive working relationships to deliver through others.

  • Outstanding project management capabilities focused on delivery (i.e. leadership, senior stakeholder management and communication, risk management, issue resolution, budget tracking, benefits analysis, estimating and planning etc).

  • Authentic leadership: able to provide clear, collaborative direction towards a common goal. 

  • Strong communicator: able to listen and convey complex issues concisely and accurately to all levels in the business. 

  • Excellent analytical skills: able to use sound analytical assessment to make data driven, evidenced conclusions. 

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, curious, common sense, proactive self-starter, resilient and with perseverance.

  • Confident: comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels without diluting unfavourable news.

  • Assertive: readiness to articulate and communicate appropriately towards issue resolution as required.

  • Credible: ability to demonstrate a high level of understanding across all aspects of the project including engineering design and processes in order to prepare trustworthy schedule and decision information.

  • Focused: The ability to multi-task and direct self effectively in a fast-paced and often high-pressure environment.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance.  However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.



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.