Description and Requirements

  • The Dyson Project Change Manager is a high calibre change manager, recognised for their leadership and change management capabilities.
  • This role is a fixed term contract for 6 months.
  • You are capable of leading and taking the organisation on the journey of change, with first class communication and people skills.
  • You’re commercially astute and used to working collaboratively across a number of different business functions
  • You have experience in working across multiple EU markets and are sensitive to the local challenges, cultural differences and can engage and motivate the team to adapt to change.
  • You are used to managing projects or being the change lead on multiple projects / programmes

Market Overview:

At Dyson, we never stand still. It’s the entrepreneur in us. By 2020, there will be 100 new machines, four new product portfolios and our headcount will have doubled.

Function Overview:

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 in the person specification, plus details of your current and required package.

Accountabilities:

  • You will take a change management lead on core programmes being implemented by group functions. 
  • You will be managing the impacts to the business across EU markets and the relevant functions impacted within these markets
  • Where a project is more ‘business lead’, due to the commercial and/or Operational requirements, you will project manage the end to end lifecycle of change, with IT making up a small part of your overall scope for delivery. 
  • You will closely with the HOC to ensure all projects are delivered on time, to scope and to requirements. Creates exceptional quality project setup documents detailing scope, assumptions, success criteria, risks, governance structure. 
  • Diligent risk management with close management of effective mitigations, escalating risks and issues in project governance where necessary. 
  • 3rd Party and/or outsourced supplier management required to deliver / support change. 
  • All project documentation is maintained and managed as per scope of role. 
  • Work closely with the HOC in improving how the business executes change across the EU markets, driving new ideas, ways of working and best practices. 
  • Take personal accountability for quality and accuracy of change management and deliverables. 

Skills:

• Agile and prince 2 (Sprint vs waterfall approaches) 
• You are an experienced APMG Business Change professional 
• Lean/ six sigma certification
• Change management and business readiness professional 
• 3rd Party management 
• Microsoft packages intermediate + (Excel, Word, PPT, Project, Visio etc)
• Process focus and detail orientated without losing bigger picture.
 • Comfortable dealing with external suppliers in complex high pressured commercial arrangements.
• Languages: Fluent in local language & English

 Key experience required: 
• Excellent change management skills, using APMG and Lean methodologies to execute change focusing on our people, our processes, the systems and tools they use, whilst ensuring excellent communication throughout the lifecycle and scope. 
• Proven experience of project management in complex organisations. 
• Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams potentially across multiple organisations and locations.
• People capability analysis, managing the gaps, including an understanding of HR business process changes.
• Very strong stakeholder management skills at all levels from exec to front line employees.

Benefits Overview:

  • Company bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Dyson machine discount