Senior Project Manager - Retail

£Competitive + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday + free on-site gym

Malmesbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Description

The Senior Retail Project Manager ensures that all of our retail projects are planned and resourced to meet business needs. They are responsible for the execution and management of creative and design items. Working closely with the senior retail team and Head of Retail Project Management on all aspects including planning, financial and team management through design and production.

Market Overview

The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 1,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. From 2016, our HQ will begin doubling its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

The Retail and Events Team are responsible for bringing our engineering, technology and products to life through our instore and events environment. We are a diverse team of specialists including designers, go to market, project and production managers that work with our commercial teams and global markets to deliver excellence within the Dyson retail environment.  

Accountabilities

  • Driving delivery of the projects through all functions

  • Managing timelines and budget trackers for each project, reporting to key stakeholders 

  • Ensuring that all projects are briefed in on time and are fully resourced across all functions.

  • Where key dates cannot be met, the Senior Retail Project Manager is responsible for recommending solutions, supporting the functional heads to implement the recommendations.

  • Strategically work with the senior retail team to prioritise in line with the retail team strategy

Skills

  • Widespread experience of project management and planning, with strong direct retail and creative agency experience

  • First-hand practical experience of Prince2 methodology

  • Ability to oversee and drive through multiple global projects running simultaneously.

  • Problem solver, proactive and solutions orientated.

  • Resourceful, energetic with a can-do attitude and an eye for the detail.

  • Ability to lead and direct a multi-functional team to deliver projects on time and within allocated resource.

  • Influencing and Negotiating – must be able to lead cross functionally and influence effectively.

  • Forward thinking and not content with the status quo.

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.

Posted: 16-Feb-2017