Business Analyst - #25423


Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time


Salary: Competitive Team: Information Technology Location: United Arab Emirates - Dubai Office

About us

At Dyson we believe everything could be better. Fueled by a frustration with things that don’t work properly and a relentless obsession with making them work better, we’ve spent the last 30 years pioneering inventions and continually improving. We’re growing fast. And our ambition is huge. But it’s not simply about more people and more profit. Dyson is all about pioneering ideas and new technologies. It’s about inventing the future. Our philosophy remains the same as it was 30 years ago when James Dyson invented the first cyclonic vacuum cleaner. We remain family owned. We don’t bow to outside shareholders or report to the stock exchange. Instead, we plot our own path, unshackled from conventional thinking. At Dyson we constantly strive to find more pioneering ways to solve everyday problems.

About the Role

In this role based in our MEA Head office in Dubai you will be a member of the Distributor & Emerging Markets (D&EM) Finance team, reporting to the Finance Manager MEA. The team is responsible for FP&A and Commercial Business Partnering activities across two regions, namely Central & Emerging Europe (CEE), Middle East & Africa (MEA). Your primary responsibility will be to support in the transformation of the MEA region to deliver on our 5-year plan ambition. You will be an integral part of the local project team, by providing strategic scenario creation and financial modelling. In doing so you will work closely together with the Finance Manager, Head of Transformation and the Business Development department to drive the transformation agenda and the local operational finance accountabilities to realize business model evolution and geographical expansion across Africa & the Middle East. You will also collaborate with the Head of Finance D&EM based in Amsterdam, who is part of the leadership team.

Core accountabilities:

Drive transformation agenda as a core project team member:

  • Develop Financial model to assess feasibility of different strategic scenarios, taking into account customer, channel & category dimensions.

  • Collaborate with broader project team including functional experts within the MEA team to gather required input data and validate scenarios.

  • Develop & present project governance documents to support regional and Steering Committee level decision making.

First class business support to deliver on objectives:

  • Work closely with commercial business partners and the Finance Manager to provide financial insights around delivery of targets across all markets.

  • Support on financial process improvement to assure that our processes enable commercial success.

  • Support on operational financial tasks in the region to ensure smooth business operations, in collaboration with Dyson Business Service team.

About You

  • A commercially minded Financial with a good grasp of key financial drivers, strong analytical skills and experience working with senior stakeholders.

  • Experience working on transformational projects, preferably with a consultancy background.

  • Track record in Financial modelling and scenario planning.

  • Clear communicator; decisive and excellent influencer.

  • Strong team player who is energetic, engaging and pacey.

  • Assertive, decisive, resilient and yet flexible around change and comfortable with ambiguity; a quick and agile learner.

  • A bias for action, with high levels of resilience and drive, able to see the strategic big picture but also hands-on mentality and willingness to roll up your sleeves.


  • Company Bonus Scheme OR Performance related bonus

  • Discount on Dyson products

  • 26 days annual holiday plan

  • EAP (Employee Assistant Programme)

  • Life Assurance Plan

  • Health Insurance – Medical Contribution

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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