Senior Data Product Manager

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
06 Oct 2021
Closes
17 Nov 2021
Ref
3295445
As Senior Data Product Manager you will shape the way leaders across Zalando manage business and financial performance. You will be a trusted go-to person who will advise the business on developing new analytical products and capabilities that help management control their costs, revenues and KPIs and steer the business. You will understand user needs, design the analytics products and manage analytics engineers during the implementation and operations. You will act as an empowered product manager and agile leader for this product domain planning the product portfolio, facilitating sprints and retros and presenting your plans to the management in our quarterly review. Your products will support executive decisions across all Zalando business units. Thus, you have a direct impact in the achievement of the Zalando strategyWHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • You act as the owner of this Data Product Domain and manage the product portfolio and virtual team of this domain
  • You will be a trusted go-to person who will advise the business on developing new analytical products and capabilities that help management control their costs, revenues and KPIs and steer the business
  • You lead data products throughout the lifecycle in an agile approach - from advising the business stakeholders, analyzing user needs from our savvy business department and the end to end implementation in sprints of data and analytics products
  • You independently define problem statements and the solution space to detect root causes of problems. You apply logical and easy-to-understand frameworks to deal with complex issues. You stress-test your own solutions and peer review others proposing more efficient solutions.
  • You identify new methods, tools and opportunities they are creating. You know when to apply them to your use cases. You share your knowledge actively.
  • You have a basic expertise and industry understanding in the Finance & Controlling area of business. You bring forward industry developments to challenge and improve in-house standards.
  • You concisely communicate the essence and convey meaningful and relevant insights to analytical experts and any non-expert stakeholder. You effectively communicate in all forms, translating analytical matters that are understood by others. You are actively seeking different perspectives and use feedback constructively to solve critical issues.
  • You can build strong, trust-based networks with stakeholders, peers and above, including individuals beyond your own business unit, which you foster and maintain
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • You have at least 4 years professional experience in analytical roles in the Finance & Controlling domain and a university degree with high results.
  • You have a passion for data, analytics and business performance steering
  • You have strong agile product and project management skills
  • You impress with excellent communication and efficiently connect with business and tech stakeholders and senior management.
  • You cut through complex things, spot inefficiencies and make improvements.
  • You have a hands-on and get things done mentality and dive into details when needed
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are motivated to create a big impact in a fast-paced environment
  • You possess some knowledge of analytics tools and methods and have experience with data visualization tools which are needed to design great minimal valuable products (MVPs). First touchpoints with managing software engineering products is a plus.
  • You are a self-starter who exhibits a strong team culture, but all the while being independent, takes ownership in managing your analytics products.
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 ZALANDOZalando 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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