IT Project & Portfolio Manager (w/m/d) - Sustainability

04 Jan 2022
15 Feb 2022
The EA&A Strategy & Portfolio Management team is responsible for driving Zalando's IT projects in the area of ERP, CRM or Business Intelligence. As an "IT Project & Portfolio Manager for Sustainability" you will be part of the "bridge" between business Sustainability and Corporate Governance stakeholders and Zalando's Enterprise Applications and Architecture (EA&A) data teams. You will be responsible for the intake, prioritisation and sequencing of projects as well as the overall health of the portfolio. For some of the projects, you are managing the projects in an agile, but structured way to success.
  • Set up, drive, and continuously improve the project portfolio management in the EA&A business unit, working closely with the business stakeholders (Sustainability and Corporate Governance), together with IT teams to define fit-for-purpose solutions
  • Create and maintain an overview of all ongoing and upcoming initiatives as well as the intake and prioritisation process. Your goal is to maximise positive business impact via the project portfolio and will set up strong processes and principles to guide the decision making process
  • Provide leadership, expertise, and technical/operational guidance to the business stakeholders and technical team members
  • Prepare and communicate project status reports and present project results to the management and decision-making colleagues
  • Be a project manager for cutting edge projects supporting Zalandos growth in the area of Business Intelligence / Data Analytics
  • You have 7+ years of program / project management experience with a track record of delivering medium to high complexity programs and projects. You draw upon your past immersion of working in an agile and iterative environment and focus on delivering projects effectively and efficiently and know how to boost cross-functional teams and projects. You apply high quality project management standards and make them evolve
  • Excellent communication, presentation & stakeholder management skills, you should be able to present status to top management and big groups
  • Ability to discover the business requirements and recommend alternative technical and business approaches.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills, team-oriented philosophy, and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organisational skills to drive program into the right direction
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • 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
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms

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.
Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 23 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 45 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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

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