Senior Product Manager - Market Insights

07 Dec 2021
16 Feb 2022

As a Senior Product Manager, you will be a dedicated Product Manager in the cross-functional team of 22 individuals who build the new Zalando's Market Intelligence product from scratch. You will solve backwards with the product team to i) crawl and scrape eventually > 500 webshops that compete with Zalando across 25 countries daily, ii) find exact product matches between the Zalando assortment and these webshops, and iii) enable teams across Zalando with fashion insights incl. article level intelligence thereby creating tremendous impact on our 45+ million active customers. You and your team will utilize innovative technology including machine learning and experimentation at scale, e.g. to find exact product matches through image recognition.

  • Own your product. You will lead a complex and mission-critical product and solve backwards from a visionary target state. You will manage the product to crawl the web for fashion insights incl. article level intelligence
  • Deliver with your team. You will deliver this cross-functional and cross-departmental initiative by closely collaborating with the dedicated team of engineers, data scientists and analysts as well as stakeholders across the Zalando group. You will identify and remove bottlenecks and push the roadmap to success with your solution oriented mindset.
  • Drive innovation. You will discover new opportunities with a customer-centric mindset. Assess their impact, consider them in the context of the Zalando Group Strategy, prioritize them and deliver great results in order to help Zalando achieve its goals.
  • Stay focused. You will keep focus sharp by prioritizing, making sure we work on the most important projects/items. You will ensure a tight feedback loop with the relevant stakeholders to deliver a high quality product.
  • Experience. 3+ years of product management experience in building scalable data-driven products. Experience in website scraping/crawling and/or identical product matching is a plus. You have worked closely together with stakeholders, engineers, data scientists and analysts to deliver.
  • Customer focus. You have a strong customer orientation, always keeping the perspective of internal and end customers in mind. You also have service orientation and enjoy helping stakeholders overcome their challenges.
  • Product methodologies. You are diligent, detail-oriented and have the ability to prioritize requests and deliverables according to the company's overall strategy and goals. You can define a solid product strategy on a highly ambiguous/complex domain and have experience working with stakeholders on delivering the expected business benefits.
  • Analytical skills. You have a structured approach to solving complex problems. You have experience in analysing data and deriving insights from it. You have a good intuition and know when to dive deep into data and when not.
  • Communication. Effective written and verbal communication skills (in English), with the ability to understand, analyze and clearly communicate business problems, decisions and priorities to engineering teams and business stakeholders.
  • Team spirit. Our team is important to us and we are looking for a great team player to join us. You bring positive energy and are eager to help others solve problems, and grow together.

  • We value our culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meet-ups, game nights, 70+ internal technical and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through tech talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties & events.
  • 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.
  • Extensive on-boarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts.
  • Relocation assistance for internationals.

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.


As Zalando transforms from Europe's leading e-commerce company into The Starting Point for Fashion, this is an exciting time to join us. We are Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We promise to give customers a flawless choice, the latest trends and styles, unmatched convenience. In a quarter, tens of millions of active customers visit us nearly a billion times, make millions of orders from a catalog of hundreds of thousands of products by over 3000 brands.

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