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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your ‘day to day’ You will be employed in Hong Kong under Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL). PMAL operates as a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, Inc. for the Smoke-Free Products at electronic hub (eHUB). You will drive implementation of sustainable design practices across PMIs product portfolio focused on electronics and accessories, including product design, recycling programs and circular economy project implementation. Manage complicated and/or strategic product/process/system sustainability projects from initial studies to full completion, utilizing and adhering to Project Management standard methodologies to ensure successful completion of projects/programs within the Product function. Responsibilities • Drive implementation of core programs to enhance the sustainability performance of the electronics product portfolio including governance of established sustainable design framework, building the roadmap and execution of product eco certification, and development and implementation of design for service/repair/refurbishment programs. Working directly with industrial design, engineering and development teams, drive incorporation of more sustainable materials into product portfolio, including electronics and accessories, with strong knowledge of technical/engineering/financial tradeoffs to ensure optimal sustainability and business performance. • Cross-functionally collaborate with other functions such as operations, consumer, external affairs, and finance to develop and execute projects and strategies that are in line with PMI's corporate sustainability programs and IQOS brand priorities. Lead the development of sustainability results as part of the product stage gate and NPI process. • Manage multicultural and cross-functional project teams, as well as internal and external resources for the activities of each project. Communicate regularly with the project team, and ensure project status reports and other project information are prepared and shared to keep the project team updated on project phase. • Contribute to business justification of projects by running scope, benefit-risk analysis, budget and resource requirements to advise and enable management to make decisions that meet long term strategies. Contribute to resolution of project related issues by analyzing, identifying and proposing solutions to achieve the project objectives, provide project status reports and other project information to project partners and senior management on a regular basis. • Allocate and manage resources for assigned projects based on historical information, input from other staff, and general understanding of project tasks; anticipate and mobilise cross functional resources when required (procurement, legal, technology, finance, 3rd party suppliers and consultant, etc.). • Carry out all of the activities ensuring that PMI Compliance Policies, standards, and laws relating to these activities are fully respected, integrated and understood by partners, and implement adequate processes to ensure the safeguarding of information of a confidential nature. Who we’re looking for • Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Materials; MBA or Masters in Sustainability or Environmental Science is a plus. • 6-10 years of product design focused sustainability and project management experience or equivalent in a multinational environment, ideally outside PMI. Experience in the electronics and consumer goods industry is preferred. • Good command of English is a must. • Strong technical knowledge in various sustainability frameworks such as eco-design and circular economy, in the context of the electronics industry is a plus. • Product Eco-label and Certification scheme knowledge (including environmental product declarations, EPEAT, EU Eco-label, etc.) • Technical knowledge in material sustainability (such as recycled content, alternative materials, low carbon materials, etc.) and their suitable applications. • Exposure to product lifecycle assessment. • Executive presence and ability to tailor complex information to different audiences. • Strong experience in Project Management. • Risk management and mitigation skills combined with organizational knowledge. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. PMI's smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of October 2020, PMI estimates that approximately 11.7 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heated tobacco product, which is currently available for sale in 61 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, see our PMI ( and PMIScience ( websites. Our priority is to attract, support and keep with us diverse and unique individuals. Our global workforce of more than 73,500 people is one of our greatest strengths and the key to our success as a company. Our employees speak more than 80 languages and come from all corners of the world. PMI has been certified as a “Global Top Employer” for the third consecutive year. PMI teams have been awarded in 50 countries; representing 5 regional certifications: Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Latin America; in recognition of the high standards of excellence in our working environment and the exceptional development opportunities we offer. #Lijobs