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Lead Data Product Owner

Posted 23 Dec 2023
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Dyson is on a journey to become a leader in the use and application of data and analytics. The use of connected data is at the forefront of ground-breaking engineering innovation at Dyson, and we aim to build on this and drive better use of data science and advanced analytics across the global enterprise and information systems. The role of Data Product Manager will be fundamental in helping us deliver on this vision.

As a Data Product Owner you will play a key role in a strategic digital transformation initiative which will drive data and analytics transparency and seamless integration across strategic domains. The programme will define the strategy, approach, and processes by which the organisation acquires, stores, curates, manages, and analyses data, setting standards for data and analytics quality and security. Working within the Data Transformation team, you will help to shape the way we use our data and analytics globally, foster an evidence-driven culture of decision-making, and develop the capability for outstanding use and application of data and analytics at Dyson.

In order to provide integrated shared data and analytics services and enable accurate agile insights to decision-makers, a critical part of the role will involve building meaningful relations and partnerships across global markets and functions.

About the role

  • Responsible for building and contributing to a high-performing digital transformation team that supports the Connected objectives.

  • Responsible for the data transformation initiative roadmap, building and enhancing models/platforms ahead of the business demand.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the business stakeholders understand the value of our connected data and how it can benefit both Dyson and Owners

  • Responsible for Stakeholder management, facilitating data conversations & requirements between stakeholders and consumers of our data - including executives, engineers, analysts, product team & Dyson data consumers

  • Responsible for Identifying gaps in data user requirements & ensuring that these are assessed and managed

  • Ownership of the backlog and prioritisation into the initiative scrum team for your data transformation initiative

  • Accountable for providing concise reporting & communication for your initiative roadmap

  • Responsible for enhancing the quality of evidence-driven insight from the Connected data. This will include developments to support go to market strategies, new product launches and general health of our owner base within the categories and support data driven acquisition strategies.

  • Responsible for the adoption of the services built and delivered for the stakeholders (RDD, NPI, Markets, Channels) and that they get used by these groups.

  • Responsible for the data governance, working with Privacy and Legal to get the appropriate PIA/LIAs before any data sets are combined/activated.

About you

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills

  • Comfortable with, and resilience to, a high change environment

  • Excellent personal organisation, with proven ability to take requirements, generate a plan, and execute against it

  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team on challenging project outcomes

  • Strong commercial awareness and working knowledge of the objectives of different business functions within a large organisation - what their respective roles are, and how they typically relate

  • Natural tendency to think ‘Data impact’

  • Ability to influence others and communicate the impact at senior levels across the organisation

  • Comfortable in engaging with multiple stakeholders (technical and non-technical)

  • Experience in data analytics, business intelligence, or software development

  • Interest in and/or experience with data/analytics related technologies (e.g. SQL, Python, R, Google Cloud Platform, AWS)

  • Experience in SAFe framework and Agile methodology

  • Experience of creating and implementing a data strategy and data product roadmaps

  • Working knowledge of key tools - including Confluence / Jira / Stash / Bitbucket / GitHub

  • Working knowledge of data platforms, analytical tools and approaches

  • Working knowledge of data architecture & data engineering

  • Demonstrable experience building effective partnerships with colleagues from a variety of technical and non-technical disciplines

  • Aptitude for project planning and execution, from initiation to completion

  • Experience pitching/presenting to senior stakeholders

Comfortable discussing complex technical requirements with both technical and non-technical colleagues


  • Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury/Hullavington campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • On-site gym


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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