Senior Project Manager (w/m/d) - Logistics Innovation

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
24 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Nov 2021
Ref
3234589
Function
Operations
As Senior Project Manager (w/m/d) at the Logistics Innovation team, you will be responsible for the development and deployment of new automation concepts for Zalando's logistics centers. Your expertise in project management, logistics, and automation will help to create innovative solutions with state-of-the-art automation and your contribution will boost the growth of the most modern logistics centers in Europe
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Explore new technologies and automation to solve logistics problems. Conduct concept studies including use case, criteria, solution design, business case and risk assessment.
  • Lead proof of concepts and rollouts through design & engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning, ramp-up and optimization.
  • Manage cross-functional project teams towards success. Inspire stakeholders and colleagues with high project management standards.
  • Communicate progress, risks and changes to upper management and facilitate decision making during project stages. Provide broad experience and profound know-how on logistics automation systems (including software integration) to the team.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • Experience as Project Manager in logistics automation, ideally e-commerce. Experience and broad network in the logistics industry, especially with automation suppliers.
  • Degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD) in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Certification in project management is a plus (e.g. PRINCE2, PMI).
  • Proactivity, good communication, teamwork skills, ability to solve problems and leadership
  • Proficient in English; German is a plus.
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 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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