Technical Programme Lead - Motors & Power Systems
Competitive + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday
Reporting to the Global Head of Motors and Power Systems, the Technical Program Manager will require broad knowledge and ownership of the delivery plan along with facilities, cost/budget and resource responsibilities. They will ensure the project delivers across the full spectrum of delivery streams in the different product Dyson categories and manage and mitigate risks accordingly. As a senior role the individual will be expected to take ownership of programme delivery with minimal guidance and ensure appropriate project process are developed to enable the project to be managed effectively.
Manage project delivery between teams within the organisations to ensure effective and timely input; resolve
conflicts and lead solution
Develop and manage appropriate project processes, good engineering practice and discipline to deliver a fully resolved solution to the correct standards.
Manage and develop small functional team and ensure right PM capability is in place to ensure project delivery.
Develop Information management infrastructure to ensure effective project governance.
Manage resource allocation activities against current time plans and support finance in overall project cost
Challenge concepts in order to achieve the optimum design within the boundaries of time, specification and
cost, maintain and manage the risks, actions and issues trackers.
Work across the organisation to ensure all stakeholders are aligned to the programmes objectives and clearly communicate this to the Dyson senior management and board.
2:1 Degree (design, engineering and manufacturing preferable) or equivalent.
Holds formal project management qualifications (PMP/PRINCE2) and can bring forward innovative best practice applications that may benefit the project.
Outstanding project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status
reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management)
Good people manager, achieving high level of performance and employee engagement.
Strong communicator; ability to convey complex issues concisely and accurately.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influences
Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior executives without being tempted to dilute unpleasant
news or back down from well-reasoned analysis.
Assertive; readiness to press teams to take remedial action when required.
Credible; ability to demonstrate a good level of understanding of engineering processes in order to work
with design teams throughout the project development cycle.
To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment