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Senior Finance Manager - Procurement


Singapore - Technology Centre

​​Whether you're curious about different opportunities, looking to continue your career path or considering a detour into unexplored areas of Dyson - we hope the below job is of interest! 

About us

At Dyson, we believe everything could be better. Fueled by frustration with things that don’t work properly and a relentless obsession with making them work better, we’ve spent the last 27 years pioneering inventions and continually improving. We’re growing fast. And our ambition is huge. But it’s not simply about more people and more profit. Dyson is all about pioneering ideas and new technologies. It’s about inventing the future. Our philosophy remains the same as it was 27 years ago when James Dyson invented the first cyclonic vacuum cleaner. We remain family-owned. We don’t bow to outside shareholders or report to the stock exchange. Instead, we plot our path, unshackled from conventional thinking. At Dyson, we constantly strive to find more pioneering ways to solve everyday problems.

About the role

In this role based in Singapore, you will report to the Global Finance Director and support the Procurement team with financial analysis and insight that supports the delivery of the Procurement strategic objectives; we play a key part in Dyson overall success.

The role assumes active engagement in senior management decision-making processes including attendance at senior management meetings and insights-based advisory during key decision-making moments; in this capacity, you will work closely with the Chief Procurement Officer and the Global Procurement organization by proving them with data-based insights, summarizing financial models and presenting potential scenarios.

The focus is to drive savings initiatives and bring out the story behind the numbers and providing insights that inform decision-making around costs and supply to ensure we optimize the use of our financial resources and continue to improve profitability.

Core accountabilities:

  • Support the Chief Procurement officer, with financial analysis and reporting – including cost assessments and recommendations.
  • Lead the business in review and management of our cost targets across commodities. Own and manage the Procurement cost savings KPIs and drive actions across the commodity teams.
  • Partner with Procurement COE around improving GCM execution. You will be the key finance point of contact provide financial support including insights, modelling, analysis, governance and reporting.
  • Partner with engineering and cross functional teams to deep dive in commodities around spend rationalization opportunities
  • Develop framework for finance involvement and process improvements for Risk Buy and Sourcing council today linked ultimately to the TAS Governance
  • Partner with the Product Cost team to ensure clear controls in place when reporting costs and validating CM billing

About you

  • A bias for action, with high levels of resilience and drive, able to see the strategic big picture but also to roll sleeves up and get into the detail and delivery of financial projects.
  • Energetic, engaging and pacey, with high EQ and the ability to motivate and inspire in a matrixed environment.
  • Clear communicator; decisive and excellent influencer.
  • Able to challenge all areas of activity, especially elements that ‘have always been done’ and recommend new approaches to meet financial objectives.
  • Strong team player and sound management skills - visible and inspiring leadership style at both a local and international/regional level. Helping to manage, develop, up-skill and promote a best-in-class function.
  • Ability to understand concepts and ideas quickly and model data in meaningful ways
  • Naturally Inquisitive - comfortable and willing to interrogate existing systems with large amounts of data for answers but accepts that not every query has an exact answer
  • Proactive in proposing ideas to challenge status quo  
  • Experience in working across functions and cultures and dealing with overseas entities

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.