Project Manager - Motors & Power Systems

£ competitive + bonus +27 days holiday + pension

Malmesbury

Description

The project integration manager will lead a multi-discipline team of engineers to deliver a number of the key new technologies within future Dyson M&PS products. They will be the key figure in driving the successful delivery of the performance, cost and time specification of their projects. The role requires significant technical understanding with the incumbent needing to be able to understand and communicate the project’s status, risk and technical progress to senior management, whilst interacting with engineers to strike a balance of risk and reward on solutions

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology). The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Nearly 2,000 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. In 2017, our HQ will double its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

Sometimes, making a technological leap forward means going back to the beginning. Since 1999, we’ve spent £150m building a motor from scratch – small, light and efficient, yet extremely powerful. Our motors are what enable our technology to be different – it’s why they’re protected by 20 to 30 patents. But the next generation demands new directions. Energy storage, robotics, nanotechnology and space-age materials. So our multi-disciplinary team, led by some of the world’s best power electronics engineers, knows that only the most pioneering thinking will do

Accountabilities

•Delivering projects to the agreed performance cost and time parameters •Driving the technical resolution of complete system •Lead communication with all stakeholders acting as a first point of contact with all stakeholders for their project •Responsible for Defining the communications plan for each project to ensure all stakeholders are kept informed in an efficient manner. •Helping to establish the viability of new projects as and when required, researching business case numbers and setting the relative priority of projects within the motors and power systems portfolio •Ownership of the Project budget and CAPEX top level project requirements •Ownership of the level 0-2 plans and ensuring their delivery through prioritisation and escalation of unresolved conflicts •Define the project team setup in conjunction with the engineering leads detailing the makeup of the team to achieve the project •Ensuring the Project KPI reporting is kept up to date and reflects accurately the state of the project

Skills

Technical - Degree (Engineering preferable) or equivalent -Formal Project Management training/ qualifications are desirable but not essential Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project Experience Minimum of 3 years project management in a similar engineering field demonstrating good knowledge of the complete project life cycle Behavioral Strong leadership skills; able to form complex and high performing teams quickly Strong communicator; ability to convey complex issues concisely and accurately Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence Effective manager of multicultural teams situated in different sites in different countries with a balanced hard and soft skill approach Excellent analytical skills; to be 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 To be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment Commercially aware Excellent team-working skills. Outstanding project management capabilities (i.e. estimating and planning, risk management, status reporting, budget tracking, benefits analysis, stakeholder management and communication, resource management)

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition. Senior Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a management bonus, generous leave, life insurance, income protection, and private medical and dental care. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. And with a vibrant culture, flexible woking hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.
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