Senior Product Manager - Zalando Shipping Solutions

07 Aug 2020
26 Aug 2020
Join us in our mission of democratizing the access to the European Fashion Market for hundreds of partners by scaling our in-house pan-European dropshipping service and play a protagonist role in the hyper-fast growing Zalando Platform.

As a Senior Product Manager for Zalando Shipping Solutions, you are responsible for developing the software solutions behind the service, building them with various engineering teams. The Zalando Shipping Solutions product landscape spans across various logistics software systems, which you will be responsible for complementing by new Zalando Shipping Solutions functionalities you prioritized through user research, continuous stakeholder alignment and cross-department collaboration.
  • Familiarize yourself with and understand our complex landscape of software systems, company departments and processes in the domain of Logistics to navigate the Zalando Shipping Solutions product safely through product development processes to embed it into our portfolio of services
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders in various departments: You continuously involve them in defining the next product priorities. You actively co-design the right product solutions with development teams within and outside of Zalando ensuring that the engineering teams have sufficient customer and business context
  • Co-develop the strategic vision for your product: Your ideas, based on solid understanding of the existing product strategy, customer needs and problems and Zalando's company strategy, continuously push the development of the product and its strategic fit. . You always find ways to demonstrate how your product contributes to current, mid- and long-term goals and priorities
  • Apply our 4-D (Discover, Define, Design, Deliver) product development life cycle in your product area: You take a hands-on approach to product discovery, user research, data generation and analysis, backlog prioritization and roadmap planning, you define product requirements and drive forward cross-teams solution design and delivery.
  • Analytical Skills: You have an analytical and pragmatic mind. You base your arguments on qualitative and quantitative data
  • Motivation: You are enthusiastic to work in and dive deep into a complex and highly dynamic domain with a variety of processes. You are eager to drive product development by discussing system designs, user requirements and trade-offs from a business perspective with various stakeholders.
  • Stakeholder Management: You have experience managing multiple stakeholders in a variety of business and tech roles and navigating yourself in a fast-paced tech environment with parallel product evolutions
  • Product Methodologies: You have 2+ years of experience in agile software development methodologies and are familiar with Scrum, Kanban or other lean software development workflows. You know how to define a product roadmap and have experience in working with stakeholders on delivering the expected business benefits. Experience with JIRA, Github, Asana, Google Analytics and SQL is a plus.
  • Customer focus: You have strong customer and service orientation and always keep customer and partner perspectives in mind.
  • Communication and Team Spirit: Fluent in English. German or any other Central European language is a plus. Our team is important to us and we are looking to have a great team player to join us who enjoys jointly celebrating the team's successes.


  • Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events
  • 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
  • Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available only 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.


Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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