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Project 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. 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.

About the Role

The Project Manager will be working in the Floorcare Project Management team embedded within Dyson’s wider product development organisation. Reporting into the Programme Manager, the role entails working with multi-disciplinary project teams in different international locations spanning the design and development, manufacturing engineering, operations and commercial functions to develop new Dyson products from initial concept to a developed design, to be transitioned to SEA ahead of production development.


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

The Floorcare Category is the largest Dyson Category selling 15m+ units per annum spanning 30+ models, 75+ variants and 400+ SKUs across the Cordfree, Fullsize and Robot sub-Categories, with a contribution to Group of GBP 2bn+ pa. Dyson products are increasingly electronics hardware and software rich alongside new and innovative mechanical technologies and connectivity features. Robot development additionally includes app and cloud development and wireless new feature delivery.

Key responsibilities:

  • Co-lead with the project Design Manager, the project team spanning multiple international locations, towards delivering the project success criteria, from inception to transfer to SEA.

  • 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.

  • Adherence to Project Management governance of the project.

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

About You

Qualifications/Experience:

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

  • Candidate must possess a degree in Engineering or Science or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience. Knowledge and some experience of Systems Engineering are preferred.

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

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

  • Candidates with project Life Cycle Management experience are preferred.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, notably Microsoft Project.

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

  • Experience of managing and leading cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent communicator and ability to analytically assess problems to drive for evidenced conclusions.

  • Confident and assertive approach while able to build positive and strong working relationships.

  • Adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus.

  • Company paid Life Insurance.

  • Discounts on Dyson machines.

  • On-site gym and sport centre.

  • Competitive pension scheme.

  • Flexible benefits program with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the option to purchase additional holidays.

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays.

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury/Hullavington campus from Bristol, Chippenham, and Swindon.

  • Free on-site parking.

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch.

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees.

  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and dependents.

  • Digital GP and prescription service.

 
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