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Senior IT Project Manager - E-commerce projects

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Project and Programme Management
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers. 

Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

We have end to end accountability for the design, delivery and support of all business systems enabling Dysons global commercial, operational and enterprise business process in 82 markets. The team is arranged into investment areas including Commercial & Connectivity, Retail, Supply Chain & Manufacturing, Product Development, Corporate – and many others.

About the role

We have some exciting, global E-Commerce IT projects on the horizon in our Commercial & Connectivity team, and so we have a new opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join us. Reporting to the Programme Manager - Commercial you’ll be responsible for delivering complex £multi-million projects at pace, providing sound decision making and calm leadership under pressure.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the development of Business Cases and their approval via project leads and SMEs.
  • Building high performing teams with strong business and content knowledge and flexibility to work across business areas.
  • Upholding high standards of project management and mastering the Dyson IT PPM methodologies.
  • Identifying and realising opportunities for continuous improvement in our ways of working.
  • Ensuring excellent financial stewardship by delivering predictable and reliable cost estimating, management and forecasting.
  • Understanding business case drivers and collaborating with business stakeholders to deliver a scalable and future-proofed solution.
  • Developing a flexible delivery approach tailored to the business challenge for each project.
  • Embedding quality across all aspects of the project to deliver successfully.
  • Seeking out opportunities for innovation by identifying and leveraging delivery accelerators that improve the speed of delivery and/or the cost to serve.

About you

You’ll have extensive experience of IT project management, ideally gained in strategic, complex projects for large organisations.  You’ll ideally have experience in E-Commerce also, and a track record in successfully delivering complex £multi-million transformation projects in large, organisations.

Other key requirements include:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of projects.
  • Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall & Hybrid) backed up with experience of applying them successfully in practice.
  • Experience of delivering complex projects with budgets between £1m - £5m.
  • Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams across a range of locations and including 3rd parties.
  • Proven ability to manage project budgets effectively and experience of financial reporting.
  • Strong leadership abilities including structured and strategic thinking and critical analysis.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, within and across teams to a range of audiences including C-suite.
  • Credible change agent who champions change and inspires trust and change adoption.
  • Solid matrix management skills with the proven ability to deliver through others.
  • Keen problem solver with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with drive and determination to deliver to a high standard at pace in a complex environment.
  • Able to thrive with high levels of ambiguity and resilience.

In this role you can be based either at our state-of-the-art technology campus in Malmesbury, Wiltshire or our office in Bristol City Centre.

Benefits

Financial

  • Performance-related bonus scheme 
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life assurance and income protection
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Lifestyle

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon
  • 27 days’ holiday (plus public holidays)
  • Ability to purchase additional holidays
  • Free parking on-site (excluding Bristol)
  • On-site hair salon, sports centre and gym – all free
  • Free lunch and free, (unlimited) hot drinks and fruit
  • Free on-site Lifestyle Assist service (concierge)
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme

Health & Wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Assessments
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free GP service (both on-site and digital)
  • Free gym, fitness classes and wellbeing centre on-site
  • Fertility treatment and menopause support

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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.