Senior Project Manager - Machine Learning and Robotics

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Project Management
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Are you fascinated by the impact of machine learning of consumer products? In this role, you will facilitate and drive projects, influencing a multi-disciplinary team of engineers who are researching new technologies and components that will be an instrumental part of Dyson's next generation products.

Accountabilities

  • Influence and lead on the use of development processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver a fully resolved solution
  • Craft an environment where new ideas can be recognised and put in to practice
  • Challenge concepts so that optimum design is achieved within the boundaries of time, specification and cost, maintain and manage the Risk, Action & Issue List (RAIL) tracker
  • You'll communicate between teams within the research and development organisations to ensure effective and timely input; resolve conflicts and lead solutions
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure new technologies maximise the performance of new products
  • You will be active and hands-on in your role, ensuring that all engineering problems are resolved
  • Be responsible for the approach, quality and accuracy of the team’s work

Skills

  • Technical Degree qualified (software discipline preferable) or equivalent
  • Formal Project Management training/ qualifications are desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of Agile project management methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Outstanding project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, people partnerships and communication, resource management)
  • Strong communicator; ability to convey complex issues concisely and accurately Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence
  • Analytical skills; able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions
  • Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives without being tempted to dilute unpleasant news or back down from well-reasoned analysis
  • Credible; ability to demonstrate a good level of understanding of engineering processes in order to work with design teams throughout the project development cycle 

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 17 October 2018