Description and Requirements

Dyson are looking for a Project Manager to join our Application Business Service team within Dyson IT.

Market Overview:

Bristol is home to over 300 people who work across Software and Owner Experience functions. The site has fantastic views of Bristol and is a modern collaborative space offering great access to cafes, shops, restaurants and transport links. The site is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Swindon along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

Dyson’s Global IT applications service has end to end accountability for the design, delivery and support of all business applications enabling Dysons global commercial, operational and enterprise business process. Forming a large proportion of the IT Function, the team are arranged into investment areas including Owner Experience & Retail, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance & compliance and People and collaboration.

Accountabilities:

  • Managing small to medium complexity projects and upholding the highest standards of project management methodology including regular and effective communication with key stakeholders, governance, change management and thorough risk management.
  • Contributing to transforming Dyson IT into a strategic function by ensuring projects are structured, well planned and executed.
  • Creating exceptional quality project setup documents detailing scope, assumptions, success criteria, risks, governance structure (as it relates to wider IT Roadmap governance).  
  • Enabling the growth and success of Dyson by working with team managers to produce checkpoint reports and project highlight reports, upholding the IT project management methodology
  • As part of Dyson IT’s Business Partner led approach, tracking and measuring business case realisation in close partnership with Business Stakeholders.
  • Supporting Dyson IT to lower its cost to serve and be cost effective in every way by creating quality business cases for projects in close partnership with Business Stakeholders and creating detailed and accurate budgets for review and approval by the Programme Manager.

Skills:

  • Experience of IT project management, ideally gained in consultancy or client side in large and complex organisations.
  • A proven record in delivery.
  • Good knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of programmes.
  • Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies.
  • Experience of delivering medium sized projects with budgets in excess of £200k.
  • Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams potentially across multiple organisations and locations.
  • Business change management / communication planning.
  • Ability to lead an engagement with a client.

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Discount on Dyson machines