Senior Project Manager/Associate Director - leading travel retail experience agency

Are you a Travel Retail Marketing Manager/Senior Manager at a renowned global brand in one of these sectors:  Spirits/Tobacco/Beauty/FMCG/Confectionaries?  Are you currently stuck in a bottle neck, or are hitting glass ceiling, and are looking for new challenges?

Here is a chance to breakthrough.

Our client is one of the world’s leading consumer experience agencies, with a focus in travel retail, servicing some of the world’s larges brands and campaigns across the mentioned sectors.  They are looking to bring in a Senior Project Manager/Associate Project Director with solid experience in travel retail project management from the in-house brand side, to come in and work directly with the General Manager HK and Regional MD to bring in best-practices from global brands into the agency, to further enhance the service level and professionalism of the agency. 
 

What you get:

  • A breakthrough
  • An instant promotion and competitive salary package
  • A pathway to return to the brand(s) in a more senior level
  • Chance to widen your exposure with different brands and campaigns
  • Work-life balance & high level of flexibility
  • 20 days annual leave

The Job:

  • Working directly with the General Manager in Hong Kong and the regional Managing Director to develop, implement and embed best-practice project management processes within the production/project management team, leveraging from your knowledge gained from some of the largest global brands you worked for.
  • Working closely with clients of the agency, while guiding the production team in the development of technical specs and the acquisition of sample materials
  • Collaborating with the agency’s creative team to develop pitching/presentation materials of new projects/campaigns
  • Overseeing the QC/QA of production work done in factories/vendors in China or Asia
  • Develop installation schedules across regions
  • Working with local (and regional) authorities to gain clearance/licences on healthy, safety, and security matters related to transportation, delivery and installation
  • Source, select and manage freelance/outsourced installation teams
  • Travelling across APAC regions is required.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree, or non-degree tertiary education in marketing or a related field
  • At least 5 to 7 years experience in Consumer Marketing/Travel Retail project management, from a notable global consumer brand across spirits, tobacco, beauty, confectionaries, etc.
  • The ability to demonstrate and share the understanding of best practices project management and procurement processes
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes at factories, for retail fixtures and promotional pop-ups, or large-scale POSMs.
  • Ability to multi-task, proven experience to juggle several projects at the same time
  • Energetic and flexible, openness to work overtime when required
  • Proven ability in team/people management
  • Working knowledge/understanding of Adobe Illustrator and AutoCAD for the review of technical drawings/specs
  • Excellent English a must, fluent Cantonese essential and Mandarin is a big advantage