The Estee Lauder Companies Retail Project Manager, APAC IT in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Retail Project Manager, APAC IT

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and successfully deliver assigned projects or programs, including management of internal and contracted resources as appropriate, within budget, schedule and scope.

  • Highlight any project related risks and recommend course of actions towards mitigating risks.

  • Comply with all necessary project management tools, processes and methodologies.

  • Responsible for the delivery of key project artifacts as appropriate:

  • Develop project schedules in MS Project and generate management summary reporting from the schedule

  • Develop and manage the project budget from initiation to project close

  • Development of project charters and their communication through governance subject matter experts (SMEs)

  • Creation and upkeep of project communications and risk management plans

  • Prepare, upload and distribute weekly project status reports

  • Prepare project change requests as needed

  • Prepare project resource plans

  • Maintain and upkeep the project SharePoint site for use by the project team

  • Led and interface with the project team to ensure the understanding, communication and timely completion of project tasks based on the maintained project schedule

  • Setup and prepare for all necessary project meetings involving the project team, project stakeholders and project sponsors

  • Own and manage project-level budget and spending based on invoices received, project resource time recorded and financials reported

  • Ensure project resources regularly record time and that all resources are accounted for

  • Management of project risks and issues and work with Regional Business and Functional Leads to ensure that project status, risks and issues are clearly communicated and understood

  • Interface with key GIS teams and partners (Risk, Procurement, outsource service providers, etc…) as needed to ensure proper communications and timely delivery of projects


Required Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, business, engineering, or IT (master’s a plus)

  • 8 - 10 years of project management experience, including successfully delivering projects / programs in Asia

  • Experience in regional program execution is preferred

  • Experience with delivery of Retail related platforms and / or SAP integrations is highly preferred

  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, analytical, time management, presentation and problem-solving skills

  • Strong Project Management skills with thorough understanding and experience with SDLC and PM lifecycle

  • Passionate advocate for project management and structured approaches towards delivering value

  • Expertise in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Can work effectively either independently or as part of a team

  • Love for technology, collaboration, process and organization

  • Willingness to travel and collaborate via virtual technologies

  • Proven ability to work with all levels of management

  • Strong management and leadership skills.

  • Written and spoken fluency in English and Chinese Mandarin

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-CN-Hong Kong

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 1811736