Team Lead Business Development/Projects - ZMS

10 Sep 2021
30 Dec 2021
As Team Lead of Business Development / Projects at ZMS you will be responsible for a team of Senior Business Development Managers. You and your team will be responsible for setting up and managing our most strategic and impactful cross-functional projects, exploring innovative solutions and optimizing business processes across ZMS. You will be working closely together with sales, analytics, product and operational teams as well as ZMS leaders to ensure high value and fit-for-purpose outcomes.
  • Guide and grow a team of Senior Business Development managers, who will be responsible for the delivery of key ZMS projects aligned with the company objectives and strategy.
  • Drive commercial thought leadership and define successful go-to-market strategies for the projects in your area of responsibility
  • Follow an analytical approach to understand business needs and make data-driven decisions, while deducting clear requirements for different areas and defining measures for implementation.
  • Ensure consistent and best-in-class Project Management practices, incl. transparency around project status, effective alignment of all stakeholders with a strong focus on facilitating collaboration, contingency planning, decision-making and interdependency management
  • Drive the delivery of the projects in collaboration with executive leadership and project and product owners
  • Help the team grow and succeed while cultivating a culture of excellence, delivery, and purpose by challenging the status quo.

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or equivalent; 7+ years of experience as a consultant in a top tier strategy consulting firm and/or in core strategic/commercial role in a large corporation
  • Experience in advertising & marketing /ecommerce/fashion or tech environment
  • Excellent problem solving and outstanding analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, incl. management of senior stakeholders
  • Top-notch project management skills, incl. proven track record of managing complex projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (in English);
  • Proactive and action-oriented team player, highly organized, self-directed and motivated, with a passion to help junior team members develop
  • Experience in people management

  • 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
  • Performance based commission scheme with the opportunity to benefit from the individual and team success
  • 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.
Zalando Marketing Services (ZMS) is the 360° marketing unit of Europe's leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, Zalando. We work with the world's largest fashion and lifestyle brands and provide them with impactful solutions across all marketing touchpoints, access to relevant audiences and in-depth data knowledge, as well as inspiring creation and content.

At ZMS we create meaningful connections between brands and consumers through a deep understanding of their personalities. We work with brands, agencies and publishers from fashion and beyond to produce innovative, impactful campaigns that reach the right audience at the right moment. Thanks to its holistic mix of cutting-edge and privacy compliant technology, in-depth audience insights, expansive reach and compelling content brands produce successful campaigns across multiple digital marketing channels.

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

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