Maternity cover - Lead Buying Operations - Zalando Lounge

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
29 Jul 2021
Closes
25 Nov 2021
Ref
3329749
Function
Buyer
Level
Manager
As Buying Operations Lead, you are managing and developing a team of approx. 12 team members. You organize and plan the capacities of your team, keep a close eye on operational processes, guide your team and constantly develop the individuals further in their career.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • You support your team in planning the day-to-day/ weekly business keeping an overview of all tasks, prioritizing those together with the coordinator and respective assistants and in close cooperation with the buyers.
  • As an interface between various departments, you ensure that the purchase order preparation runs smoothly and in compliance with defined guidelines. You guarantee that all processes are followed and optimize them to increase efficiency.
  • You lead and develop the team according to defined career paths by ensuring regular development conversations and possibilities.
  • You organize and plan the capacities of your team with regard to personnel planning, and keep looking constantly for new talents in recruiting.


WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
  • Enthusiastic to work with article relevant data, processes and excited about the opportunity to shape the future of Buying Operations.
  • You use your existing leadership experience in a targeted manner, always keeping an overview of your team, being familiar with their daily tasks and can, if necessary, get involved in the details at any time.
  • You manage your stakeholders effectively and work collegially with your lead colleagues from adjacent purchasing departments, also seeking close exchange within the Zalando organization in order to constantly implement and drive forward new solutions for process optimization.
  • Remaining motivated and structured in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment, you embrace change and are always on the hunt for solutions being driven and reliable in the implementation of your tasks.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to adapt to different audiences, you will be able to communicate fluently in English, German is beneficial. You are also confident in using MS Office applications, especially Excel.


We live diversity. In our teams, we bring together people with different backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Every personnel decision is made on the basis of qualifications, performance and the requirements of the company.

WHO WE ARE

Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products, at home in 14 countries. We offer our members daily limited-time sales promotions with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. Our strength is our focus on fashion: from the hottest labels to niche brands, we make sure that every customer finds what they are looking for. We work with our brand partners to develop innovative supply chain and production processes, providing them with effective and intelligent solutions that open up a new way to buy fashion - but also a new way to sell it.

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

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