• Sustainability Project Manager, Asia Pacific (Contractor) Seoul
  • CHANEL in Seoul, , Korea, South
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Your role @ CHANEL

Chanel is committed to sustainability, with the ambition to be exemplary. The pace of sustainable development within Chanel is accelerating at a significant rate in the creating & strive towards our ambition and goals. All workstreams are working in parallel to implement actions and scale up of engagement and resources across the House.

This is an important role within the House to actively promote the sustainability program and to achieve sustainability objectives in various parts of an asset project. This role will work closely with internal stakeholders such as market’s C-suites, cross business units, and project managers on topics relating to:
• Lead execution of the regional projects under the APAC sustainability team
• Oversee multiple sustainability projects simultaneously, ensuring they are delivered on time, meeting sustainability objectives whilst within budget,
• Sustainable programs such as decarbonization, asset enhancement projects, CSRD reporting... and relevant pilot/flagship projects

This role will drive solutioning, testing, and integration of sustainability practices into market operations, driving the change of the culture and ways of working, through hands-on involvement with regional & market stakeholders.

The impact you can create at CHANEL,
• Project Management:
• Project Planning: Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, objectives, timelines, resource allocation, and budget estimates. Forge sustainable engagement with respective stakeholders to woo alignment, consensus and influence decision making, whilst addressing market nuances & specificities.
• Project Execution: Provide an end-to-end supervision and management of the project implementation.
• Performance Monitoring & Analysis:
• Project Performance: Manage project performance, tracking milestone and develop tools to support the initiatives.
• Project Reporting: Update project trackers, project schedule, periodic project updates via reports, insights, dashboards, and presentations to senior management.
• Project Risk Management: Using SWOT analysis to identify and manage risks, opportunities and innovations related to sustainability projects.
• Stakeholder Management:
• Communication and Stakeholder Management: Engage with internal stakeholders from global/ regional/ local such as managing directors, business finance and CFO, indirect procurements, real estate managers, in-house designers, and supply chain managers to integrate sustainability principles into decision-making processes. This includes facilitating workshops and/or training sessions to advocate sustainable best practices.
• Vendor and Resource Management: Coordinate with external vendors and internal resources to procure necessary materials, services and expertise required for project execution.

You are energized by…
• Sustainability and the role organizations can play in furthering its Sustainability cause.
• The mandate of exploring emerging and nuanced topics and deconstruct complex topics into the layman context for our business and culture.
• Turning conceptual ideas into concrete, measurable and actionable steps.
• Collaborate with multiple stakeholders.

What Can You Bring To The Team…
• At least 8-10 years of proven experience as a project manager/ lead in management consulting or related fields.
• Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, or other related fields.
• Strong understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques
• Proven track record of developing and implementing successful sustainability strategies and initiatives in corporate setting.
• Strategic thinker with the ability to analyze complex issues, identify opportunities, and develop creative solutions.
• Experienced in managing end-to-end project life cycles involving multiple stakeholders, as well as external vendors/consultants.
• Willingness to travel as required.
• Proven experience working in complex, matrixed organizations with interactions with global and regional stakeholders, facilitating conversations on topics involving different subject matter experts; progress discussions, derive insights and translate these to action steps.
• Confident and articulate presenter
• Able to build strong relationships and be a trusted advisor.
• Proactive, resourceful, and comfortable working independently.
• Excellent communication skills, collaborative and learning agility.
• Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel; other analytics/visualization tools would be a bonus.
• Excellent problem-solving skills, comfortable working with numbers/quantitative models.
• Commercial acumen, connecting the dots to business solutions.
• Fluency in English required; proficiency in additional languages spoken in APAC markets (e.g., Mandarin, Japanese, Korean) is highly desirable.

What you will learn / What CHANEL can offer you…
• Exposure to the evolution of the House of CHANEL and our dynamic businesses.
• Opportunity to map the current and future direction and sustainability goals of Chanel to enable the continued success of our people, business and brand and to make a positive impact on environment & society.
• Platform to directly lead and shape sustainability strategies and contribute as part of a Sustainability team regionally in Asia Pacific.
• Please note this is 2-years contractor for Project management
Seoul South Korea


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