Project Manager Major account at Saimen Shanghai

saimen logo  Saimen is a Canadian-owned company based in Shanghai, active in inbound/outbound Trade, Supply Chain and Investment projects. Starting from our strong team, platform and brand, we reduce risk, open doors and build strong relationships based on transparency and trust. Our ultimate objective is to be contributing to the well-being of communities in China and around the world by delivering tangible value on every project.

Saimen is the leading full-service platform to enter the Chinese market. We specialize in education, entertainment, technology and investment. We offer a broad range of services to companies manufacturing products in China. Rather you are looking to save on costs, improve efficiency, increase quality or manage other issues in their supply chain, our specialists can assist you every step of the way to make your project a success. We focus on integrity, quality, and trust relations with our local partners to insure high level of collaboration between you and your supply chain.

Saimen can help you in every step of your successful China market entry, including business plan, marketing, finding the right partner or customers and providing access to an office and warehouse, growing your business in Asia. Saimen handle all Chinese matters while you can focus your core business back home.

All Saimen employees signed a Declaration of Integrity and business conduct.


Saimen Shanghai is looking for a Project Manager. Under the authority of the Managing Director, he, or she, will be supporting the Market Entry Team in various projects. He will be assigned to one of our major customer account, a multinational from Canada in entertainment. He will coordinate the work between our client, Saimen and other local partners to support human resources requirements in China.

More specifically, the employee will oversee the work permit filings, collecting the documents, ensuring compliance, advising on visa processing, insurances, and other human resources services for employee of our client in China (artists, technicians, administrators, dependents, etc.). The project manager will be supported by a locally recruited assistant project manager and will work as a team on the project to ensure smooth communications between the various partners.

The project manager will have the opportunity to participate in several offsite activities and meetings. Some local trips in China and conference calls at nights are to be expected. The working environment will be in French, English and Chinese. English, spoken and written, is a prerequisite. Mandarin and French are assets for the position, but are not mandatory.

The ideal profile sought would be someone with higher education level in commerce, administration, human resources, or any other subject related to international trade, or with China. Working experience in an international or Chinese human resources and/or visa services firm would be optimal. The sense of analysis, a critical mind, structured and strategic working methods, are amongst the characteristics we are looking for. We are a dynamic and multicultural team that does not lack audacity. We will privilege a candidate with distinctive interpersonal skills, including a strong sense of networking to forge links with clients and partners.

The job is full-time and paid according to industry standards. Working conditions are competitive.


Required skills and expertise:

1. Undergraduate (or higher) university degree in business administration, international trade, human resources, or any related field.

2. A minimum of 5 years’ experience, in project management, or human resources, would be an advantage.

3. Good communication skills. A professional level of English is compulsory. French and / or Mandarin (written and spoken) would be an advantage.

4. Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work with a multicultural team

5. Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). CRM experience would be an asset.

6. Ability to work with tight deadlines and partners in different time zones.

7. Availability to work in the Shanghai Minhang District, and to travel frequently in China.

To apply, please send your cv to . Please fill in the title of the email: Offre d’emploi 20170704-01 – Chargé de projet

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