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Digital Project Manager Opportunity

Date: 09-Feb-2017

Location: Shanghai, China

Company: Burberry Limited

Req ID: 98131

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

Burberry is the most influential Luxury brand in digital and has a great social media presence, it needs individuals who will help the team maintain the position of best in class, extending it to the Asia landscape. 

We are looking for experienced and talented individuals to be an influential part of our in-house team, a group of bright, hardworking people that lead the way in Digital and Luxury. These positions are very exciting as you will be the first employees based in our office in Shanghai covering projects in Asia Pacific.


●      You can confidently own relationships with both partners and colleagues and represent the Creative Media Department (CMD) in Asia

●      You can understand various stake holder’s needs and bringing all of them together regardless of their location- and whether regional, country focussed or corporate.

●      You have the ability to be entrepreneurial and pro-active while being considerate of ways of working with the London team.

●      You are a character who is comfortable standing your ground and pushing back where needed - while being diplomatic and polite.

●      Have solid Project Management skills that can be applied across a variety of projects - and are happy doing an unconventional range of project complexity, from programme management to hands on delivery of fast turnaround asset adaptions.

●      Have solid experience of delivering E-commerce/ m-commerce and social media projects on different platforms, in different languages across desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

●      Have solid experience of delivering Campaign and Online media projects on different platforms, in different languages across desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

●      You have a good cultural understanding of both English and Asian culture, preferably having studied or lived in both for a solid period of your life.

●      An interest and understanding of fashion, fragrance, skincare and make-up products is a plus, and (preferably) you will have solid experience in at least one of them.

●      Has has experience of exposure to Agile methodologies and familiar with web tools.

●      Have had experience managing external production teams, design, ux and build.

●      Come from platform, agency or client side experience with more than 5 years experience.


●      Assist the team with the delivery of medium and large scale projects across desktop, tablet and mobile - with wide business impact touching multiple departments.

●      You will be responsible for delivery of projects working closely with user experience team, interface design team and IT, as well as stakeholders within the business.

●      You will serve all project management functions relating to the deliverables within a project, including scoping the project, stakeholder and creative feedback management, budgeting for the project, taking part in cross department meetings and problem solving.

●      The success of the output relies on the right type of person, right aptitude, tight organisational skills and a character capable of driving the project forwards in a proactive manner.

●      On a day to day basis the role will involve working with the CMD APAC team to scope projects, plan timelines both internally and external partners and assess risks

●     Have the ability to build relationships with partners and stakeholders in dispersed area

●     Be able to deliver projects on time, with clear communication of timings to stakeholders

●     Can create and maintain status reports on current projects

●     Creating great work that meets business objectives

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: China || Not Applicable || Shanghai || Creative || Creative Media || n/a ||

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