Sports firm seeks a team-spirited project head

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 18 February, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 18 February, 2006, 12:00am

Only those with leadership and project management skills should apply for this position with a reputable manufacturing company.

A leading designer and marketer of safety equipment, Bell Sports, is looking for a project co-ordinator. The 52-year-old company deals in helmets and accessories for bicycling and other active sports. It has established a strong presence in the United States, Europe and Asia.

The chosen candidate will play a lead role in managing the delivery of sourced and developed products and ensure on-time shipments. The person will report daily the status of all projects to the marketing department in the US.

The company is looking for a team player who can excel in a leadership role. People who can inspire a team to achieve goals and facilitate communication between members are encouraged to apply.

A can-do attitude and strong organisational skills will be necessary to drive projects forward. Experience in identifying projects that are behind schedule and the ability to resolve delays to keep projects on track will be important.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in creating comprehensive Excel spreadsheets, and fluent in English, Cantonese, and Putonghua.

The role requires interaction with Asian vendors to negotiate prices, set timelines, resolve issues and make specifications. Therefore, decision-making skills and an ability to take the initiative will be essential.