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Project Manager (Retail and E-Commerce)

China-Britain Business Council

Location: Shanghai

Package: Competitive salary, based on qualification and experience

China-Britain Business Council

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is the leading organisation helping UK companies of all sizes and sectors, whether new entrants or established operations. CBBC has worked with China for over 60 years and our team has extensive experience of doing business there. We offer practical in-market assistance, services, industry initiatives and a membership programme delivering access, seminars, and networking through our network of 15 offices in China and 11 in the UK.

CBBC works closely with a range of partners across the UK and China, including the UK Department for International Trade (formerly UKTI).For more information about us, please visit our website at http://www.cbbc.org.

Project Manager – CBBC, Shanghai (Retail and E-Commerce)

CBBC is looking for a Shanghai-based Project Manager for the retail and e-commerce industry. The ideal candidate will have experience working in China’s retail and e-commerce industries (fashion and apparel, beauty and personal care, mother and baby, home and garden) and familiar with the market landscape across these areas. The role will involve working with clients cross the retail and e-commerce industries (for example British Royal Warrant Brands, leading e-commerce giants and trade show organizers). The position will report to the Retail and E-Commerce Director.    

You will possess excellent research and analytical capabilities, project management skills and established business knowledge to write high quality market research reports and be proactive in identifying Chinese partners for UK companies. You should be a confident and energetic team player and also a very strong team leader who is keen to work on a diverse range of trade promotion activities in a fast growing market.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high quality research and trade services events to UK businesses in China. Experience in the retail and e-commerce sector is highly desirable; however excellent market research skills and report writing in English are the key requirements. 

Main responsibilities:

  • As a Project Manager, you should be able to manage and implement a project or research independently or able to work with other project managers as a team leader; 作为调研顾问或调研经理,独立完成分配的调研项目;
  • Researching and compiling in-depth market reports for clients; 能准确理解客户需求,为其提供有针对性的市场调研报告;
  • Advising clients on market entry into China; 为客户公司进入中国市场提供可行的建议和帮助;
  • Analysing market intelligence on a range of industry sectors; 收集,分析,整理行业相关的各项数据,提供最前沿的市场资讯;
  • Identifying business partners and opportunities for British businesses; 依据英国客户的需求在中国寻找合适的商业机会;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with industry contacts; 与业界建立和保持良好的关系;
  • Promoting and delivering DIT and CBBC services; 提供并促进CBBC与英国国际贸易部的合作;
  • Contributing to the CBBC project teams by developing and sharing knowledge, thought leadership and solutions; 通过资源开发和知识共享,提供切实可行的解决方案;
  • Providing leadership and liaison with clientsin arranging trade missions and other events specific to your assigned sector; 参与贸易访问团以及行业相关的其他各项活动。
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Requirements:

  • Previous experience of market research in the retail and consumer industry 丰富的消费和零售行业市场调研经验
  • Bachelor degree or Master degree (desirable) 本科及以上学历
  • Excellent written and spoken English (essential) 卓越的英文语言表达及写作能力
  • For Consultant level, at least 3-5 years relevant work experiences; For Project manager level, at least 2-3 years relevant working experiences; 调研顾问要求3-5年相关工作经验;调研经理要求至少2-3年相关工作经验
  • Passion for market research and excellent client facing skills 对市场调研工作有热情和积极性;卓越的客户沟通技巧
  • Self-motivated, with a flexible and entrepreneurial style of working 较强的责任心和事业心,较强的逻辑分析、计划执行与应变能力
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team 良好的独立作业能力及团队协作能力
  • Excellent data processing and IT skills 卓越的数据挖掘、分析、加工整理能力;
  • Good interpersonal skills 良好的人际交往技能与沟通能力
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 卓越的文字处理、语言表达能力
  • Able to deal with various tasks at once 工作思路清晰,能够同时应对处理多项工作
  • Good project management skills 良好的项目管理技能
  • Strong attention to detail 工作条理性强、细致严谨、稳重踏实
  • Team player 有团队精神,乐于沟通,较强的组织协调能力。

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter explaining how your personality and experience meet our requirements together with detailed CV in both English and Chinese, an indication of your current salary to the following email address: pmsh2017@cbbc.org.cn

We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified and that applicants who fail to provide a covering letter will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is 6th March, 2018.

Telephone enquiries and personal visits will NOT be accepted.