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

Senior Project Manager, APAC IT

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The APAC IT Project Manager is responsible for the management and end-to-end delivery of strategic IT projects for the Estee Lauder Companies. The project manager is responsible and accountable to deliver an end-to-end solution based on project scope, objectives, budget and schedule by applying appropriate project management methodologies, tools and best practices to ensure successful outcomes of projects. This position reports into the Regional Director Portfolio & Project Execution (PPE) APAC but takes day-to-day direction from the functional and solution lead of the project that he or she is assigned to.

The project manager should possess strong leadership skills. The project manager also requires strong interpersonal

skills as they will interface, influence, and liaise with the business and functions, IT, business stakeholders and the rest of project team

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


  • 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 / GIS

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-CN-Hong Kong

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 186401