Senior project manager, Shanghai.

What you will be doing

We're looking for a Senior Project Manager, with at least 4 years’ experience in digital, for our downtown Shanghai studio.

You will be responsible for leading the project & client management disciplines in the office as we work at the cutting edge of digital innovation. You MUST be comfortable working in both Chinese & English.

You will be the key link between our clients and our design, development & strategy teams, working to ensure that everything runs smoothly while giving your creative and commercial input from day one.

You will take responsibility for the overall management of projects and client relationships: creating estimations and proposals, monitoring the tasks and budgets, leading stakeholder communication and representing MING in a credible and accountable manner. You will also be involved in numerous internal projects, ranging from business development to marketing and internal process improvements.

Project Initiation

Support business development team in generating business opportunities and take ownership of client relations and project initiation once agreements are signed:

Utilize professional network to generate new business opportunities.
Help our clients to formulate their requirements.
Prepare project cost and time estimates.
Create convincing proposals.
Develop project charter and identify stakeholders.
Prepare and facilitate kickoff meeting.

Project Planning

Take ownership for comprehensive, detailed and practical project planning, including:

Develop project management plan, collect detailed requirements and scope.
Define and sequence project activities and estimate activity durations.
Estimate and plan resources.
Determine detailed budget per project activity & deliverables.
Plan stakeholder management and develop communications management plan.
Identify project risks and perform qualitative risk analysis.

Project Execution

Ensure smooth implementation of project plan and deliverables to clients.

Direct and manage project work and team, ensure quality assurance.
Manage communications with and engagement of all stakeholders.
Ensure required monitoring & control, including: Project work, integrated change control, scope, schedule, costs, quality, stakeholder engagement and communications.

What we are looking for

Please bring with you at least four years of professional experience in project management and good knowledge of digital user experience. We appreciate your ability to establish a collaborative and trusting relationship with our clients and partners, as well as your talent to manage projects of various degrees of complexity.

Why MING Shanghai?

A key role in building the products and businesses of today and tomorrow.

Great insights into the operations and inner workings at the top levels of multinational companies.

An inspiring environment with passionate colleagues who excel at their professions.

Competitive salary and benefits.

Flexible work arrangements.

Myriad opportunities for learning and professional development.

Opportunities to travel and work across our Singapore, German & US entities.