Head of Transport Solutions (w/f/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Closes
17 Aug 2021
Ref
3253759
Function
Buyer
Level
Manager
As Head of Transport Solutions (w/m/d) you will focus on scoping, managing, and delivering transport solutions and projects that will meet our customer needs and help us meet our growth and sustainability requirements. You will work closely with the Senior Team Members and many other stakeholders across Logistics, Controlling and P&O teams to drive change across our logistics/transport organisation. Your main focus will be improving and developing the existing transport teams, networks, as well as providing solutions that make a big impact towards our customer experience.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Owning and taking the lead role in scoping, launching, organising, managing, and implementing critical cross functional projects. Ensure the timely execution of projects that deliver improved transport solutions.
  • Improve synergies and working practices within your team in order to enhance reporting and execution. Drive projects that will deliver high strategic or structural impact.
  • Collaborate with and across many teams including Logistics - warehouse operations, returns and spokes, network planning, and transport - P&O, Controlling, Labour Relations, and Communications.
  • Be responsible for all transport/ distribution topics, people and processes; including creation of concepts, analysis, business cases, project management, presentation of your findings and change management.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • Several years of professional experience within the field of logistics/transport in a highly complex transport /distribution environment, with several years of expertise in delivering success.
  • A trustworthy team member, you support your directs and you collaborate closely with other stakeholders.
  • You possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills, take ownership and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels. Fluency in both English and German is preferred.
  • You work with a high level of responsibility and you can easily handle high workload, adapting quickly to changes.
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 roomsDrive your team and projects that will deliver high strategic or structural impact together with expert teams

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 34 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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

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