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Project Coordinator

Your role

  • Actively support project work, working closely with the China Office members to grow into project management roles
    • Support desk research & analysis
    • Support creation of story flows & appealing presentations
    • Collaborate with multiple internal, external stakeholders to help drive project progress
  • Manage China Country Council in alignment with Head of Merck China Office and Country Speaker
    • Manage guiding documents (org setup, purpose, desired outcome etc.)
    • Create annual roadmap and schedule meetings, ensuring participation of crucial stakeholders, including ad-hoc focus sessions on specific topics
    • Prepare meetings from agenda to venue and facilitate efficiently
    • Manage pre-reads, presentations and accurate meeting minutes
  • Coordinate VIP visits and overarching events in China
  • Provide admin support to the Merck China Office team, including but not limited to
    • Meeting and logistics preparation
    • Collaboration with group functions like finance, procurement, legal and others for vendor setup, PO application, payment arrangements, contract sign up, etc.
    • Plan and organize team off-site meeting/team building activities
  • Continuously develop your skills in the strategy & project management domain, including regular on- and off-the-job self-teaching, trainings, learning courses using digital & classical tools


Who you are

  • Bachelor degree in business administration or another field combined with a business qualification/on-the-job experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience working with MNCs with a comparable set of responsibilities
  • Experience with chemicals, healthcare and life science industry is a plus
  • Ambition and drive to further develop and grow yourself
  • Strong work ethic with high level of commitment
  • Efficient, result-oriented work style
  • Multi-tasking ability and strong self-motivation
  • Team player with good communication & networking skills across all hierarchy levels
  • Ability and willingness to effectively collaborate with varying internal stakeholders
  • Basic skills in building presentations using MS PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge in MS Excel, Word
  • Fluent in both Mandarin and English
  • Ability to logically connect diverse inputs
Job Requisition ID:  186532
Location:  Shanghai - all
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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