Senior Product Manager - Marketplace Platform (w/m/d)

22 Nov 2021
23 Jun 2022
The Zalando Marketplace team is building zDirect, which is a partner-facing (B2B) ecosystem of products and services to help partners sell and succeed on Zalando. It's also a major building block to achieve the ambitious growth targets of Zalando, and to support Zalando's long-term vision of becoming the starting point for fashion.

As a Senior Product Manager of the Marketplace Platform, you will play a key role in defining, designing and building products and services that serve as the foundation of the Zalando Marketplace. You will operate in a highly dynamic, yet fun environment interacting with stakeholders at all levels.

Please read more about the Zalando Direct business unit on our intro webpage here.
  • You define and own the long-term product vision and the roadmap for your suite of products to support a diverse set of teams so that they can deliver great value to our partner users.
  • You discover new product opportunities, estimate their business impact, prioritize their implementation and continuously deliver innovative solutions with a focus on great user experience.
  • You understand the needs, problems and challenges for a broad spectrum of product, business, and engineering stakeholders to build a scalable infrastructure to support Zalando Marketplace's vision.
  • You define and regularly monitor success metrics that support your decision-making process for new and existing products and services.
  • You work autonomously and with a broad spectrum of cross-functional and multi-organizational teams, in a changing, but fun and interesting environment.
  • Successful track record of creating the product vision, roadmap and executing the launch of cutting edge platform products. Passion for solving problems that improve processes and drive innovation.
  • Experience with user research and testing methodologies to understand the needs and problems of end users, and to (in)validate your hypotheses.
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills, combined with an ability to build trustful relationships with disparate personnel, across multiple teams and a wider tech community.
  • Ability to write documents and clearly communicate your product vision in simple and easy to understand language for a broad audience, including senior management, your teams, as well as colleagues from within and outside the Zalando Direct Team. Visual thinker.
  • You are confident, independent, and team-oriented with a bias for action and a positive attitude that makes the work environment happy and a joy to be in.
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

  • 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

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance available - subject to prior agreement
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 counseling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute
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 48 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

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

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