Senior Project Manager PMO (all genders) - Logistics

14 Jan 2022
14 Jun 2022
Zalando is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead our most complex logistics infrastructure projects that enable the permanent expansion of our European fulfillment network. You are highly motivated and passionate about project management excellence in infrastructure projects? Come and join our team.
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.

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  • Manage highly complex, large-scale logistics construction projects from initiation to closing on behalf of the project sponsor by applying project management tools and techniques
  • Work closely with senior management and cross-functional teams across all business units (Warehouse Operations, Logistics Development, Real Estate, Architecture & Construction, Legal, Indirect Procurement, Finance, Facility Management and other departments)
  • Establish and manage work packages, reporting structures, resource planning and stakeholders, keep several plates spinning at the same time. Identify improvement opportunities and implement best-practices to maximize reliability and efficiency of our processes
  • Build your own trustful stakeholder network and provide support and leadership to team members and peers
  • University degree in industrial engineering, business administration, business informatics or similar education
  • 5+ years of proven project leadership experience in critical logistics construction projects. Technical knowledge of intralogistics processes and engineering
  • Fast and analytical problem solving skills. A guide and mentor with passion for team play and managing conflicts
  • A project management certification (e.g. PRINCE2, IPMA, PMP) is a plus
  • Willingness to travel 30-40%, mobility is a must
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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