Manager Construction MEP (all genders)

11 Jan 2022
25 Jul 2022
As a Manager Construction MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) (w/m/d) you play an important role for the extension of our logistics network within Europe. You will be part of the Construction logistics team and responsible for design, technical specifications, construction, interdisciplinary coordination and successful internal handover of our new Logistic Centers. Regardless where our internal customers need support with a hub in Europe, the construction logistics team delivers building solutions for different countries.
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:
Our employee resource groups:
  • Tender and hire MEP planner and contractors, oversee design process, monitor the construction work and manage the entire planning and development process, primarily of our logistics MEP fit-out (especially ventilation, power & data cabling, fire-safety installations, sprinklers)
  • Be innovative with your technical expertise and a great communicator
  • Accompany the approval process at every stage of the construction project, work closely with the Indirect Procurement team and the legal team and steer your project accordingly to get the use permit on schedule
  • Coordinate with the business unit for which the Corporate Real Estate Development Team is working and involve them in the process at any relevant points
  • Build efficient relationships and networks with external and internal partners and service providers to ensure that all projects are completed on time
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience as MEP engineer/ project manager or MEP planner in the construction industry or site manager, ideally in a logistics environment
  • Experience in professional and disciplinary management and a successfully completed university degree in mechanical, electrical engineering or a comparable technical degree
  • Knowledge of building and planning law, as well as understanding of MEP design and fit-out (especially sprinkler and electrical fit-out)
  • Clear communication in German and English, assertiveness and the ability to coordinate all stakeholders of a project and to focus them on one goal
  • Open to regular travel
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.

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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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