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Programme Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project and Programme Management
Location
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.  Our new product teams take radical new ideas and develop them into reality. They explore the limits of our technology and optimise it through relentless experimenting, testing and iterating. They then develop new ways to evaluate performance, to accurately position our technology against our competition.

About the role

To support the R&D and New Product Innovation teams, we are looking for several Programme Managers (Senior to Principal levels) who sits alongside the Product Design Manager to deliver projects to support our future ambitions across existing and exciting new categories within Dyson. The role is instrumental in the delivery of the product range and technologies ensuring projects are delivered on time meet technical specification and are within cost. 

Along with the Product Design Manager, your key responsibilities are: 

  • To be responsible for delivering products during the product lifecycles to time, specification and cost 

  • To own the project plan, managing critical path items and assess the impact of any changes  

  • To identify and manage stakeholders, identify and resolve conflict, while empowering the team to deliver 

  • To develop the project scope and objectives, involving the relevant stakeholders to ensure timely delivery 

  • To own the project risk register, including identification, mitigation and escalation 

  • To create resourced plans to determine project demand versus available allocation 

  • To manage and utilise systems, processes and resources to facilitate the optimal delivery of projects 

  • To manage progress; and analyse, collate, and report the project status 

  • To capture lessons learned and drive continuous improvement initiatives within the team 

  • To promote Project Management principles and best practices to optimise delivery. 

About you

  • A degree qualification (engineering or scientific discipline preferred) or equivalent 

  • Experience of managing and delivering projects in a fast, dynamic engineering or scientific environment 

  • An in-depth knowledge of Project Management fundamentals including Waterfall and Agile methodologies 

  • A good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project 

  • Strong communication, influencing and relationship building skills  

  • An analytical mind-set with an attention to detail and the ability to challenge assumptions and convention 

  • Be self-motivated and able to resolve conflict, inspire teams, and promote PM best practice. 

Benefits

Financial:

  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Assurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Purchase additional holidays 

Lifestyle:

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon

  • On-site parking

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch 

  • Free on-site hair salon

  • On-site lifestyle Assist

  • Electric vehicle scheme 

Health:

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • Fertility treatment support

  • On-site gym and sports centre

  • On-site wellbeing centre

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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.