HR Project Manager Expansion - full-time or part-time (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
22 Oct 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2022
Ref
3496184
Function
Human Resources
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As a Project Manager HR Expansion (w/m/d) you play an important role for the extension of our logistics network within Europe. You represent the People & Organisation (P&O) side of things in ramp-up projects and as a member of the P&O Team you will be responsible for making sure that we plan all P&O measures in line with the projected timeline of the opening and ramp up of our new Logistic centers.
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you’re great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion

Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED…
  • Support the economic and calculatory review of the entire planning and development process of new logistic centers until their launch
  • Be innovative with your expertise and a great communicator to find solutions for upcoming challenges in a high-paced environment
  • Oversee the search, hiring and onboarding processes at every ramp-up stage to make sure that we have the right number of people at the right time and place
  • Coordinate and support the operational team and HR unit as well as the labour law team together with the business units
  • Align the local HR Team on the new site as well as the central overhead (HR) functions and involve them in the process at any relevant point
  • Build efficient relationships and networks with external and internal partners and service providers to ensure that all deliverables are completed in time and guarantee a high level of transparency by diligently documenting and continuously reporting the progress of the new logistics site for (senior) stakeholders


WE’D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF…
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as project manager ideally in a logistics and / or HR environment where fluent German and English language skills are needed and successfully completed university degree in business studies
  • High level of ownership for your projects, assertiveness and reliability with your given tasks and responsibilities
  • The ability to build a strong network and interpersonal connections as well as to coordinate all stakeholders of a project focusing on one common goal
  • A fast learner and interested to create structures or processes in a complex, ever changing and highly engaging environment
  • Open to regular travel, up to 30%


ZALANDO BENEFITS
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

Wellbeing
  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

Flexibility
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • If you work from an office in your role, a choice of office equipment to be delivered to you, to support you working from home due to COVID-19 safety

Financial
  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

Family
  • Employee parents’ forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the Fürstenberg Institute
ABOUT ZALANDO
It’s the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando

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

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