Team Lead Operations - Connected Retail

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
30 Jul 2020
Closes
21 Sep 2020
Ref
2271962
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
We are currently looking for an experienced Team Lead in Operations team within the Connected Retail team. In this position, you will play a key role in strategic projects and hands-on support building up and growing the emerging business.
The ideal candidate is not only very strong in conceptual, optimization, process improvement and analytic work, effective in implementing and driving business, but also stands out as a motivating leader. As our growth targets are ambitious we are looking for a colleague who is seeking a new challenge in an entrepreneurial, fast growing and exciting environment.WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Take ownership and management of optimization projects end to end together with your team. Including the conceptualisation of new projects, creating business cases, developing full project plans and managing stakeholders throughout.
  • Lead the Operations team, defining and driving roadmap, hiring. Alignment and cooperation with other teams within the unit and Zalando.
  • Design, alignment and implementation of the innovation and Zalando-specific projects - ZRS, ZFS, ZSS, etc.
  • Define, implement and optimize internal processes and tools to ensure operational efficiency for our growing business.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • A conceptual, analytical, optimization mindset: experience with building business cases with clear KPIs/targets as well as translate objectives into strategic planning and follow through
  • Profound experience in Project Management, Supply Chain and Process Improvement preferred, as well as Certified process improvement or project management qualification, eg SixSigma
  • An experienced, self driven and collaborative leader with a strong growth mindset
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across multiple teams, align goals and deliverables and drive overall success independent of organisational boundaries
PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT CONNECTED RETAIL
The digitization of retailers' stores and their integration with Zalando is a further step towards the best possible shopping experience for our customers. With a larger network, we can improve the availability of products and sizes in the Zalando fashion store and local stores in the future. In the long run, Zalando customers can benefit from this approach, such as location-based delivery or same-day delivery. Currently, partners can become part of Zalando Connected Retail by digitizing their inventory from local stores and processing orders via Zalando's platform.

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