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Programme Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project and Programme Management
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

We are looking for a seasoned programme/project manager for change management to play a key role in helping projects meet business, schedule and budget objectives (change initiatives). He/she will focus on the business side of change – including changes to business processes, systems and technology.
The primary focus will be creating and implementing change management plans that minimise employee resistance and maximize employee engagement.


This role is based in Singapore but will most likely require some travel to our manufacturing locations and offices - Malaysia/Philippines/UK.

About the role

  • Lead cross functional projects across Dyson’s operations – covering a wide variety of projects - facilities development and process development, to resource management and IT/Business programs.

  • Work with the functions team to identify and contribute to continuous improvement projects to drive operational excellence and improve profitability.

  • Apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the business-side change caused by projects and change efforts.

  • Identify potential risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns.

  • Conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner.

  • Develop actionable and targeted change management plans – including communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan.

  • Deliver effective change management support to ensure that change is successfully embedded and benefits delivered in all departments and functions of the organization

  • Manage communication of changes into the wider business which improves engagement and change acceptance

  • Track and report adoption, utilization and proficiency of individual changes.

  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions

  • Use reinforcement mechanisms and celebrate success.

  • Integrate change management activities into the overall project plan.

  • Coordinate closely with the senior management team to ensure the key performance indicators for the transformational change are met and that benefits are driven through and sustained

About you

  • You should have a strong degree qualification, at least 5 years of change management, implementation and analysis experience with blue chip multinationals and/or leading consulting firms.  Product development, business systems, information management and/or built-environment project management experience highly regarded.

  • Experience and knowledge of change management and/or programme management principles and methodologies (example: Lean Six Sigma, Prosci certification, MSP, Prince 2, or PMP)

  • Strong stakeholder and supplier management experience.  

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence at all levels toward a common vision or goal

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to prioritise and deliver against challenging deadlines

  • Practical experience of process improvement techniques

  • The ability to empathise with people going through a period of change.

  • Able to work independently and must be a fast learner.

  • Change Management Professional designation is a plus

  • Experience within an R&D, Supply Chain and Manufacturing industry

  • Experience with Lean principles is a plus

  • Knowledge of consultancy tools, models and techniques is desirable

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON


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

Interview guidance

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. 

Closing date: 30 November 2021