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Project Manager - Future Robotics

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project and Programme Management
Location
United Kingdom - Hullavington 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. 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.


Our robotics platform team is based in a dedicated robotics facility in Hullavington UK. We work in tight multi-disciplinary groups and push new technologies from academia and research into cutting edge features for consumer products. We are expanding our projects and technology interests, and we need new members to join our incredible and innovative team!

About the role

We are looking for a talented Project Manager to come join our expanding Programme Management function. This exciting position will be based in our Hullavington Campus (UK) and will have good visibility across Dyson categories and end-to-end of the project lifecycle.

The role of the Project Manager is to ensure that functions are working together on the right projects at the right and have a clear scope and deadline to work towards, with all the tools to meet their deliverables across a large portfolio of projects. It is about working closely with the Programme Manager and other Project Managers to align across the design functions and projects to communicate the status and resource constraints to the wider business. They will be experienced in managing project stakeholders in global, cross functional teams, identifying and resolving conflict and empowering and inspiring teams.

  • Prioritisation of own and others work according to a changing business environment.

  • Coordinate and communicate project scope, identify dependencies and understand the critical path to secure timely project delivery.

  • Manage senior project stakeholders and cross functional project teams, removing barriers, building relationships and resolving conflict.

  • Manage progress, analyse, collate & report project status and data from a cost, time, spec perspective.

  • Define, assess and track the impact of change requests.

About you

  • A level of formal Project Management qualification (e.g. APMP, PRINCE2, Agile).

  • Outstanding project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, stakeholder management and communication)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project.

Experience

  • 3+ years working experience, within a product development environment, with a demonstrable knowledge of the product lifecycle.

  • Significant experience with proven ability to manage and deliver moderately complex tasks in a fast moving and dynamic environment.

  • In depth understanding and application of business processes, project governance methods and operational/development framework.

Behavioral

  • 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 press teams to take remedial action when required.

  • Analytical mind-set, attention to detail and ability to challenge assumptions and convention.

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, 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 

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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.