Senior Manager Corporate Development - M&A (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
22 Nov 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2022
Ref
2419960
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As Senior Manager Corporate Development you will be expected to play a key role in the sourcing, evaluation and execution of M&A transactions, minority investments and strategic partnerships, in addition to contributing to developing and delivering on the broader Zalando corporate strategy.

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...
  • You'll identify, source and evaluate M&A and other investment opportunities for Zalando and be responsible for the end-to-end porcess
  • You'll review and track relevant market and industry trends.
  • You'll execute M&A, minority investment and strategic partnership transactions.
  • You'll coordinate and carry out cross-functional due diligence and post-merger integration exercises.
  • You'll perform financial modelling, valuation and other financial analyses.
  • You'll develop detailed strategic recommendations for our management, senior leadership and other internal as well as external stakeholders.
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF...
  • You have more than 3 years of relevant experience in investment banking/M&A, corporate development, private equity or venture capital. Previous deal and transaction experience is required.
  • You bear excellent technical and analytical skills, including detailed financial modelling and a demonstrable interest in technology and/or consumer and retail.
  • You are a pro-active and action-oriented team player, highly organized, independent, and self-motivated.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral; business fluent English.


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
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

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 F├╝rstenberg 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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