Project Coordinator

Posted 08 Jan 2019

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 186532


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


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


What we offer:  there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfill your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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