The Estee Lauder Companies Executive, Project Management (Visual Merchandising) - Asia Pacific Design Center in Singapore

Executive, Project Management (Visual Merchandising) - Asia Pacific Design Center

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments

Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze brands’ marketing documents for all programs (brands’ seasonal calendar / marketing brief).

  • Ensure all aspects of all projects are captured upfront including budget and on-counter dates for all types of distribution.

  • Manage merchandising offerings via company/ brands’ marketing website platform.

  • Conduct regular meetings with all stakeholders, identify opportunities, undertake continuous adjustments in a persuasive manner, and, as needed, proactively highlight issues and risks to Senior Management.

  • Produce recurrent status reports, track progress, and review project tasks to ensure certain deadlines are met appropriately.

  • Handle change requests, shipment delays and unexpected events.

  • Provide education regarding operational/ supply chain implications and ramification and work closely with Visual Merchandising (VM) team to ensure timely allocation of programs.

  • Set detailed, realistic collateral timetables taking into account design approvals, competitive bids, development schedules and logistical imperatives for cost effective & timely execution at stores.

  • Provide performance feedback to the Team via post-mortem on key programs and drive corrective actions.

  • Work with IP in vendor selection and evaluation, contract negotiation, approval of quotations, production quality evaluation and cost management.

  • Ensure guidance on proper ordering process, and capture orders.

  • Communicate final orders to Indirect Procurement team.

  • Optimize work tools, process and communication on an on-going basis.

  • Coordinate process revisions as required for maintaining best practices.

Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Business Administration or Logistics preferred. Former training in Interior Design or Visual Merchandising is advantageous.

  • At least 5 years of similar working experience with SAP & Business co-ordination process knowledge is an advantage.

  • Demonstrate ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multiple tasks & priorities in ever changing environment.

  • Analytical, good time management, presentation and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrate good understanding of customers’ needs and interests to build effective partnerships.

  • Great interpersonal skills.

  • Meticulous, organized and independent.

  • Compose and possess a positive attitude to promote collaboration.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Basic understanding of MAC platform and Design Software (Illustrator, Acrobat).

Job: Administrative

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 176249