Senior IT Project Manager (w/m/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
16 Sep 2021
Closes
30 Sep 2021
Ref
3395688
Function
Technology
As a Senior IT Project Manager (w/m/d) you will be responsible for building up and driving the IT project portfolio management and project intake with focus on Sustainability-, CRE, and Corporate Governance-Tech projects. In addition, you will drive strategic projects end-to-end that span across several teams and departments and that have a highly transformational spirit bringing new technical capabilities to the teams paying into our strategic ambitions of scaling through automation. You manage time and scope and are the custodian of alignment, both vertical and horizontal. You ensure effective collaboration with business stakeholders for scoping. You work closely with product managers, analysts, applied scientists & engineers who guide and validate the technical approach. Together you are responsible for bringing the envisioned end result live.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Be the first point of contact for the IT project intake and portfolio management processes for three central business areas, aligning the priorities and roadmap visions with the senior management
  • Work closely with technical teams delivering and implementing software products and solutions. Product Management experience is a plus
  • Act as the project manager for projects that enable data driven & customer-centric decision-making in our business unit and own the cross-functional collaboration on project-level
  • Lead large scale IT projects, taking an end-to-end approach and delivering these cross-functional and cross-departmental initiatives by identifying and removing bottlenecks and fostering collaboration
  • Effectively manage conflicts and priorities and bring in and involve the right people to make projects happen. You build up relationships in the blink of an eye and think beyond silos
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • 5+ years of project and portfolio management experience working with technical teams in an agile and iterative environment with focus on delivering projects effectively and efficiently and knowing how to boost cross-functional teams and projects
  • Speak the language of business as well as Technology and understand the process of moving from the first ideation to eventual go-live and handover
  • Highly motivated team player, and an expert in managing conflicts and priorities with both teams and senior stakeholders
  • Ability to put new tools and concepts into practice in a diverse, living and ever-growing organization and regularly reflect on your own work and share feedback in a constructive way
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 rooms

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 20 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 42 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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