• Temporary Administrative/Project Support (6-month Contract)

    Location HK-Hong Kong (Asia Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3208
    Position Type
    Fixed Term Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Supply Chain
    Brand
    Pentland Asia
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    Job Purpose:

     

    Reporting to the Team Assistant, this role is responsible for providing administrative support to the Head of Sourcing and Pentland Asia Merchandising team on a daily and/or ad hoc project basis in a professional manner. This is required to prioritise daily urgent and important tasks and ensuring delivery within appropriate timescales as well as acting as a communication point for both internal and external contacts.

     

    Needs to Do:

     

    • Provide administrative support to the Head of Sourcing and Team Assistant in dealing with projects, including ad hoc/confidential projects.
    • Coordinate with internal and external parties on project duties, including data collection, project implementation and data governance on systems etc.
    • Work cross-functionally with the UK-based and Asia-based teams to ensure project deliverables are achieved.
    • Support the team with general administrative support and administer departmental processes.
    • Support the maintenance of the customs & legal databases and supporting documents / files.

     

     

     

     What you need to have 

    • Degree or Diploma graduate
    • 3-5 years’ working experience, preferably in Supply Chain functio Experience in team and organisation support will be an advantage.
    • Good MS Office skills (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), and reporting skills preferably from SAP or other ERP
    • Business knowledge in relation to company / organisation set up
    • Strong communication skills in a multi-cultural environment
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Mandarin
    • Ability in multi-tasking in a busy work environment with a hands-on working approach

     What we need to see in you

    • Detailed oriented and able to work under pressure & deadlines
    • Discreet with sensitive/confidential information
    • A good team player
    • Proactive, organised and systematic approach to work
    • Flexible in approach and with a ‘can do’ attitude

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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