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Technology Scouting Senior Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Science and Research
Location
United States - Texas Remote

About us:

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially.

Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood with an additional office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store’s across the country. 

About the role:

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced Technology Scout in United States. Responsibility will be to support all of North America and Israel.   

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.  We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

Dyson products strive to be at the leading edge of technology.  Through unique strategic partnerships with global top universities and leading businesses, we gain foresight of up and coming technologies.  The technical research team aims to exploit this knowledge to design state-of-the-art products allowing us to differentiate our products from the competition and be ahead of the times. 

Dyson is expanding into several new and exciting product categories and is positioning itself as a technology company, confirmed by the release of the 360 Eye robotic vacuum cleaner and recent acquisition of Sakti3 a solid state battery technology company.  Successful applicants for this role will be part of the team driving these products and others forward.

About you:

Reporting to the Director, Head of Technology Scouting and Strategic Technology Investment, you will join a team of global scouts responsible for identifying, evaluating and investing in external technologies to enhance our innovative approaches to making things that work better. 

A successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong network in with local Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital, and Universities. They will develop good rapport with not only external organizations but with the internal research and development teams maintaining a clear understanding of their needs. The applicant must have excellent written and verbal English skills and must be familiar with developing proposals and communications for executive considerations.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • MSc or MA degree
  • Broad knowledge and enthusiasm for science and technology
  • Experience in building business cases and project proposals
  • Ability to identify technology matches and researching associated information
  • Experience in dealing with intellectual property and contract negotiations
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to travel as needed
  • Assist in the personal development of junior team members

About you:

  • The ability to take a leadership position within a project with little direction
  • Good analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format
  • Ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas, in line with core Dyson values
  • To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organized manner
  • Excellent team working skills

In order to increase your chances of being short listed please ensure you submit a supporting statement in addition to your CV clearly addressing how you meet the essential & desirable criteria as outlined above, plus details of your current and required package.

Benefits:

At Dyson, how we reward you is linked to our high-performance culture. But it’s about more than salary and bonus. Through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, we support whatever stage of life you’re in and the moments that matter.

Financial benefits:

  • 401K with up to a 4% match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Lifestyle benefits:

  • Competitive Paid Time Off Benefits including Separate Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (applicable areas only)
  • Generous Child Care Leave Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Dyson Product Discounts

Health benefits:

  • Multi-Level Healthcare Coverage Options
  • Vision & Dental Coverage
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

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Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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