Sr. Product Manager - Forecasting & Machine learning (w/m/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
09 Sep 2020
Closes
03 Jan 2021
Ref
2326918
Please note that all applications must be completed in English using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

Forecasting is at the core of our commercial operations. Forecasting tools help to determine how much of each product to buy, to recommend the best prices for these products, and to ensure that we have the right level of logistics capacity to fulfill customer demand.

As a Senior Product Manager for Forecasting in the new algorithmic data products team at Zalando Lounge & Outlets, you will work closely with our data scientists, analysts and engineers to build the first production machine learning services in Zalando Group's fastest growing business unit. In an agile development process, you will understand stakeholder needs, work with engineering and data science experts to come up with solutions, drive delivery and prioritise development. Ultimately, you're the one responsible for delivering the right product. As the key interface between our dedicated AI builder team and the business, your decisions will have a visible impact on the Zalando Lounge & Outlets customer experience and the bottom line results of our business unit.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Create cutting-edge forecasting products that forecast sales, demand, and return rates for our assortment
  • Analyze our current performance, find opportunities, build fact-based business cases
  • Structure complex topics into easy-to-understand messages and communicate effectively across all levels. Work with the team and stakeholders to develop and prioritize epics and user stories
  • Drive delivery with engineering and data science teams in an agile development process

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • 5+ years product management experience in mid- to large sized companies working with cross-functional teams of data scientists and engineers.
  • Proven track record of successfully owning the strategy and implementation of medium complex products and delivering outcomes for the business and customer.
  • Analytical skills to evaluate large sets of data and draw insights to make informed product decisions. Ability to define team objectives and KPIs that align with company goals.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand, analyze and clearly communicate business problems and priorities to engineering teams and business stakeholders.
  • Ideally:
    • Experience in pricing, forecasting, or e-commerce
    • Experience in operations research, data science or machine learning
    • Proficiency with Python and SQL
    • Experience with designing online and offline experiments

PERKS AT WORK
  • 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.

ABOUT ZALANDO

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.

Lounge

Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 11 countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion: from sought-after labels to niche brands - we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers. Working with our brand partners, we pioneer innovative supply-chain and production processes, and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell it.

Please note that all applications must be completed in English using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.