Dyson Farming


Project Manager/Finance Improvement Manager – Nocton, Lincolnshire

Job titleProject Manager/Finance Improvement Manager– Nocton, Lincolnshire
Full Time/Part-Time Full time
Department/Team Finance
Contract TypePermanent
Reporting to Financial Controller

Closing Date

Company Overview:

Dyson Farming is a family-owned business, with a vision to benefit future generations through a commitment to commercially viable and environmentally sustainable food production at scale.  We strive to be industry leaders in efficient, carbon neutral, high technology agriculture, employing highly skilled, pioneering people and supported by research and development in ever-closer partnership with our sister company, Dyson.  We see the future of agriculture as an exciting opportunity to improve the nation’s food security, health, and economic growth.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Work closely with stakeholders to effectively identify, manage and deliver a range of Finance projects on time, in budget and to scope
  • Define and take ownership to deliver a finance improvement plan
  • Maintain integrated project plans, highlighting dependencies
  • Manage project level risks, actively identifying mitigations and escalating where appropriate
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller and Finance Director to set resource demand and ensure sufficient allocation
  • Manage the overall project budget
  • Manage changes in project scope, costs, resource and timing within the framework of agreed governance and change control process
  • Responsible for defining the communications plan for each project to ensure all stakeholders are kept informed in an efficient manner
  • Responsible for managing and the delivering multiple projects and business change including supporting and co-ordinating project resources
  • Problem solving and overcoming any barriers to ensure delivery of successful projects
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure that projects are viable and of the desired quality and scope. Identify various options to stakeholders, to include costs, risks/benefits analysis and an assessment on the impact of changes
  • Development of business cases, considering opportunities, potential risks, identifying processes and resource required
  • Provide regular reporting on progress to stakeholders and the Exec team
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders
  • Undergoing personal development and training where required
  • Any other ad hoc duties
Person specification:
  • Previous experience in the project management of Finance projects
  • Fully qualified in either CIMA or ACCA
  • Holds Prince2 Practitioner qualification or similar
  • Proven track record in successfully delivering projects
  • Confident communication skills, with the ability to interact with individuals with technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • In depth knowledge and experience of all stages of the project life cycle including development of business cases and mobilisation of projects
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • The ability to deliver multiple projects running concurrently
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to work
  • Organise and plan effectively showing good use of delegation where required
  • Making sound and good decisions, understanding the right level of risk and influencing others
  • Motivate and inspire, embrace change and support others with their development
  • Positively encourages team cohesion, idea sharing and goes out of their way to support others within the business to get the job done
  • Suggests and implements solutions both within their own role and across DFL
  • Be an enthusiastic change agent who contributes and embraces change

Our estate offices

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Head Office

The Estate Office,
Cyclone Way, Nocton,
Lincoln LN4 2GR


The Estate Office, Beeches ,
Lane, Carrington, Boston,
Lincolnshire PE22 7JD

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