Description and Requirements

With huge growth planned and new technologies in development, we need an experienced Senior / HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources team and to find talent globally.

Market Overview:

Our Singapore story began in 2004 and today we have more than 1000 people working here. At the beginning of 2017 we opened our new, state of the art, Singapore Technology Centre in Science Park I, minutes from Singapore’s technology and start-up community. This new Technology Centre houses some of Dyson’s most advanced facilities including Robotics and Sensors laboratories and Smart Home, Connectivity & Mobile Applications laboratories as well as an Advanced Control Tower with the latest technology to develop its analytics-driven activities.

 

Not too far away is our Advanced Manufacturing Centre, our flagship advanced motor manufacturing facility where we develop our autonomous robotic manufacturing capabilities – more than 300 robots assemble our Dyson Digital Motor (DDM) here. It is here that we develop our next generation of motor technology. 

Function Overview:

Dyson’s success is all about its people. To meet ambitious growth, our HR team is rapidly expanding our ranks – from engineers and marketeers, to legal, financial and strategic brains. Not just finding the best people, but the right people for Dyson - whether they come with experience or potential. It takes a deep understanding of our culture, departments and often complex roles. Working closely with candidates and senior stakeholders, it’s a dynamic, fast-moving environment. As we head into unknown global and technical territories, new challenges await. And each recruitment / business partnering experience must put Dyson ahead of the competition.

Accountabilities:

  • Based in Singapore this role reports to the HRBP Lead (based in the UK) and will partner closely with the local leadership team to build and implement tactical people plans.

  • Work with the HRBP Lead and Head of Operations to define the organizational design and the associated growth plan.

  • Determine Talent availability within the relevant country and region and work closely with Talent Acquisition and Early Careers functions on immediate and longer term sourcing strategies including partnering with government and educational institutions to support and develop local talent pools.

  • Based on identified talent gaps, establish training strategies both internally and through external partnerships with educational and skills development bodies.

  • Work with the HRBP Lead to define, source and mobilize a team of key operations staff to engage in early stage build in the UK.

  • Work in partnership with the Global Mobility team to facilitate the movement of talent around Dyson’s global sites.

  • Build the People function and infrastructure in partnership with the HRBP Lead.

  • Engage with government bodies on the immediate and longer term staffing needs and specifically requirements for foreign versus local employees.

  • Provide input into the design and layout of manufacturing facility with a view to promoting productivity, engagement and well-being.

  • Establish programs and initiatives to build a positive, engaging and high performing culture from the recruitment of the first employee through to fully established operations.

  • People plans; develop and integrate the people dimension into business planning and support delivery of the global People Blueprint.

  • Coach, influence, up-skill and encourage senior leaders and line managers to deliver a people experience that’s as good as our products.


Skills:

Essential:

  • Master / Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or related discipline.

  • At least 10 yrs experience as a true HR generalist where you have provided HR support to a business in a global, matrix organisation.

  • Experience in OEM facilities particularly large scale, green-field projects.

  • HR partnering experience at a senior level - typically supporting professional client groups with past experience of engaging and influencing senior and challenging stakeholders.

  • Experienced at delivering high volume, resourcing and talent strategies and projects.

  • Strong change leadership experience - has provided frameworks, influence and challenge to senior teams to identify and drive through organisation change in a variety of scenarios. 

  • Comfortable at working with speed, pragmatism and professionalism, ideally in an entrepreneurial culture.

 

Desirable:

  • Conceptual thinker who can quickly absorb and connect complex, multiple data points and issues.

  • Pioneering spirit and thrives in an ambiguous environment.

  • Hardworking and able to get things done.

  • Self-directed and proactive, able to quickly switch between tactical and strategic actions.

  • A strong business partner who not only executes but identifies what needs to be done.

  • Able to deliver results in a fast paced and fluid working environment including collaborating and influencing across a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of Dyson and established networks Knowledge of local employment practices, laws (including immigration), labour market and related government and educational infrastructure


Benefits Overview:

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.