Description and Requirements

We are currently recruiting for a Resource Planning Lead to join our Application Business Service team within IT Dyson.

Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol 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.


  • Own the monthly budget Latest Estimate updates, categorising and summarising actual spend and working with workstream leads and suppliers to update forecasts. 
  • Explain budget variances, highlighting risks and pull forward opportunities. 
  • Manage the request of monthly purchase orders with suppliers, to be created in SAP systems ensuring all spend is created in advance and within approved budgets. 
  • Manage the month end process, receipting purchase orders, approving cross charges and reconciling posted costs. 
  • Manage the programme resource planner, including all permanent, contract and third party resources, ensuring alignment with budget trackers 
  • Challenge and highlight contract or external partner roles that should be targeted to move to perm 
  • Manage onboarding new contractors with appropriate contracts, POs and NDAs 
  • Own the programme recruitment tracker, working with HR recruitment partner on status updates, driving the recruitment of key resource gaps.
  • Contribute to writing Authorisation To Recruit forms and Job Descriptions
  • Work with programme planners to manage resource demand across the programme. 


  • Leadership of programme financial and resource support roles for a sizeable programme 
  • Demonstrable finance business process and solution experience 
  • Resource capacity planning experience within a major programme or BAU operational function 
  • Working knowledge of digital programme tools including JIRA and Confluence

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sports centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Lift share scheme 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discount on Dyson machines