Buying Operations Specialist (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
30 Mar 2022
Ref
3825165
Function
Buyer
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
The Buying Operations Team is specialized focusing on efficient and high-quality execution of operational and administrative tasks to realize a purchase. As Specialist - Buying Operations, you will be responsible to deliver the best possible service in the back-office area. You will get an opportunity to work with some of the biggest brands in the fashion industry. You will be in daily contact with the suppliers, the Buying and other internal teams.
INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
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
WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED
  • You'll support your corresponding buying-unit in all operational and administrative matters to realize a purchase in cooperation with respective buyers
  • You'll be responsible for data management: data collection, quality control, data preparation and submission (hand-over)
  • You'll drive additional projects/tasks with the aim of increasing the team's efficiency
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • You have successfully completed commercial vocational training (or Apprenticeship or first relevant professional experience in an administrative role)
  • You have extensive experience in working with MS Office, especially Excel and passion for working with digital files containing various data. Focus on accuracy and quality while working with data and numbers.
  • You have fluent proficiency in English (spoken, written), German is a plus
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments, embracing collaboration and acting proactively.
  • You organize your workload efficiently, ensuring tasks are ready on time, are accurate and prioritized accordingly.
ZALANDO BENEFITS
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

Wellbeing
  • 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

Flexibility
  • 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

Financial
  • 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

Family
  • 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
ABOUT ZALANDO LOUNGE
Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 14 European countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. However, Zalando Lounge is so much more than discounts. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion: from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands, we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers, who are always on the hunt for the best products at the best prices. Working with our brand partners, we're pioneering innovative supply-chain and production processes and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell it.

https://www.zalando-lounge.de

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/insidezalando

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

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