- Supply Chain and Logistics
- Singapore - Technology Centre
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
Dyson Global Logistics is looking for an extraordinary Senior Logistics Programme Manager to join our team as the key strategic leader in Logistics Innovation. The Senior Logistics Programme Manager is a leadership role in the Global Logistics organisation managing implementation of a multitude of projects including those of a transformational and technical nature, alongside managing a small team of project managers. The successful candidate will lead the development of the Logistics PMO, whilst also steering and providing guidance to the Logistics Innovation team on continuous improvement and new product implementation projects. The successful candidate will enjoy leading and shaping strategy within a fast paced, complex, and sometimes ambiguous environment with both internal stakeholders and our strategic partners. He/ She will drive collaboration with functional owners to establish and nurture strong cross-functional relationships, whilst identifying organisational gaps and creating best in class programme governance structure and process to ensure a consistent continuous improvement ethos.
Responsibilities of the Role
Develop, implement and own structured programme management tools and methods to manage and oversee the development and implementation of all new projects, practices and processes across the Logistics Excellence scope, enabling successful project delivery and change management activity in a timely manner and to budget.
Generates and develops strategic initiatives and ideas to drive efficiency and effectiveness across the Global Logistics team, whilst deploying strong governance and best-practice standards that support business growth.
Is responsible for business cases developed by the Logistics Innovation team for new and continuous improvement projects, providing constructive feedback and identifying gaps to enable robust business case submissions to wider stakeholder groups.
Encourage and drive development of strategic process, supply chain development and continuous improvement initiatives within the Logistics Excellence and wider Global Logistics team within a complex and growing operational network.
Champions the use of benchmarking activities, new standardized processes, and technology, taking the lead within cross-functional teams to share knowledge and collaborate to deliver efficient, robust, and workable solutions.
Operates a strong technical knowledge with a pragmatic approach, dives into the detail whilst also being able to present ideas and solutions in a concise nature to business leaders.
Key Stakeholder Interfaces for the Role
Global Supply Chain Director and Head of Global Logistics
Logistics Excellence and Operations Leadership teams
Intra-regional Heads of Supply Chain and Logistics
Customs and Compliance
Global Manufacturing and Procurement
Critical Behaviours for the Role
Impact and influence: Develop and maintains strong, effective and collaborative communication and relationships (internal & external) to facilitate change and ensure cohesion across the network. Able to promote and secure stakeholder buy-in. Has strong leadership capabilities, drives a teamwork approach and is resilient with a tenacious approach to getting things done.
Interpersonal effectiveness: Is assertive but sensitive to different points of view and seeks to understand and resolve conflicts / issues in a constructive manner swiftly. Able to operate effectively and comfortably in a multi-cultural and global environment. Can give direction and support to team members of all levels whilst managing expectations in an informative, respectful, and polite manner.
Flexibility: Deals effectively with uncertainty, ambiguity, and a constantly evolving environment with changing priorities, whilst implementing process and structure that can support growth.
Skills and Knowledge Required for the Role
Strong knowledge of the end-to-end supply chain, with a clarity for understanding the importance and interdependencies associated with each stage of the process — Plan, Source, Make, Deliver.
Knowledge and experience of manufacturing logistics activities and partnerships, including working with manufacturers/3PLs and strategic partners.
Experience in process mapping and experience in creation of process flows, work instructions and SOPs for operational deployment.
Strong organisation, communication and presentation skills including the ability to evaluate complex logistics solutions and articulate these in an easy-to-understand manner to senior stakeholders.
Excellent ability to analyse and report complex suit of datasets to provide meaningful business insights, effectively manage root cause resolution and clearly articulate improvement opportunities.
Experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Transformation projects, including previous delivery of Order Management, Control Towers and/or process automation.
Qualifications and Work Experience
10+ years' operational logistics experience in relevant industries.
Excellent level of written and spoken English.
Business or Supply Chain related degree and Project Management certification.
Ability to travel at short notice.
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
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.
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.