Lead Strategy & Projects - Traffic, Pricing & Economics Experimentation (all genders)

23 Dec 2021
03 May 2022
As Lead Strategy & Projects you are part of the zPEET Strategy & Projects team. zPEET builds tech products at scale within the areas of Traffic, Pricing and Economics & Experimentation. You will be responsible for driving key strategic projects and initiatives, which span across different products within the organization. Among them are driving incremental long-term customer lifetime value across different solutions and driving innovation for further customer engagement. You collaborate directly with product managers and multiple stakeholders across the organization being at the interface between commercial and tech teams. You will work closely with senior leaders to enable our business to leverage our data and make smarter decisions to drive traffic and conversion. Your work will impact the millions of Zalando shoppers, the top - and bottom line of our company, and of course the countless internal teams working with the insights and solutions you generate. No one walks alone in our team, you will get all the support you need, and also you will be expected to support the team as well, in order to achieve results that we can all proudly celebrate.
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
  • Deliver on large scale zPEET initiatives end-to-end in close collaboration with our pricing products.
  • Identify white spots within the zPEET product portfolio by running scientific research in collaboration with data scientists and research teams.
  • Lead and guide project teams to success
  • Provide strategic guidance and enable growth for teams in line with the Zalando Group Strategy
  • Change the game, analyze our current performance, find opportunities, improve processes and help us grow stronger. Collaborate with your stakeholders in business, product, engineering and data science, to foster cross-department initiatives
  • You will build up in-depth analytical skills in a big data environment and can take data-driven actions based on your findings.
  • 8+ years of professional experience, ideally in a fast growing tech environment, strategy consultancy or e-commerce organization
  • Excellent business acumen and strategic mindset with strong analytical skills. Track record of leading cross-functional projects end-to-end with outstanding communication and stakeholder management skills. Expertise in pricing preferred but not a must
  • Exceptional quantitative educational background demonstrated by a degree in business, economics, econometrics or natural science. Further education in these fields or an MBA will be highly valued.
  • Expert knowledge around project, program and portfolio management in an tech environment are a plus
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 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

  • 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 counselling, 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 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

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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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