Partner Project Manager - Partner Marketing CN-Shanghai

Location
London, England
Salary
negotiable
Posted
31 Aug 2016
Closes
28 Sep 2016
Ref
16TA10G047P07
Contact
Stefania Cook
Job function
Marketing & PR
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Partner Project Manager - Partner Marketing CN-Shanghai

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS BASED IN SHANGHAI! You must be willing to relocate to China if you are interested in this role. Full relocation assistance and visa sponsorship is provided.

Company:

Our client is a highly innovative $3bn accommodation platform, operating a global network that includes more than 250,000 hotels worldwide. They provide a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travellers.

Role:

A Partner Project Manager (PPM) works under the Partner Marketing department which manages a rapidly growing number of enterprise partners and online affiliates.

A PPM manages end-to-end delivery of complex partnership projects (e.g. API integrations, etc.) as a project and product manager, and works closely with partners as well as internal technical, operational, and business functions.

The role is also responsible for analysing business and technical requirements from partners and select the best solutions based on variety of products that respond to business needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees a successful end-to-end delivery of complex partnership projects within the agreed scope and timeframe, manages stakeholder expectations and interdependencies
  • Involves in planning, gathering and analysing business and technical requirements as well as documenting key processes and best practices
  • Interprets business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements, or vice versa
  • Interacts with counterparts from partner organisations as a primary contact point, also works closely with the internal IT, Marketing and Business functions to resolve any issues during and after launch of projects
  • The PPM is expected to develop a good understanding of the B2C and B2B online travel industry
  • Visits to partner's offices and overseas travels to Bangkok will be required

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Native-level Mandarin speaker with excellent English communication and inter-personal skills
  • At least 5 years of experience working in a technical or business analysis role with a proven track record of business analysis / process improvement, web development project life-cycle
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in E-commerce, Information Technology, or IT-related fields. MBA is a plus.
  • Must possess a pragmatic approach to problem-solving, strong analytical, troubleshooting, and project/product management skills
  • Clear articulation of Business and Functional requirements through technical documentation, architectural diagrams and users' requirement document
  • Good understanding of web-related technologies, and the technical aspects of affiliate distribution models
  • Hands-on knowledge of IT Project Management and successfully engaged in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Hands-on experience in XML API implementation, VB/Excel macros and HTML/CSS is a plus
Personal characteristics:

  • Team player mentality
  • Professional "get it done" attitude and work ethic; moves fast
  • Energetic and driven personality
  • Adapts well to and is energised by change
  • Is creative and innovative
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, and manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously
  • Must possess a pragmatic approach to problem-solving, strong analytical, troubleshooting, and project/product management skills

If you've got what it takes and this role sounds like it's for you please send us your CV right now. Our client will be starting interviews imminently