Senior Strategic Project Manager (w/m/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
17 May 2022
Ref
3790288
Zalando is seeking a Strategic Project Manager to lead innovative initiatives that will impact our future logistics infrastructure design which ultimately 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.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Own the project intake pipeline for innovative initiatives with focus on our future customer propositions, sustainability and others, by applying priority and complexity criteria to select the right initiatives with the most viable impact
  • Initiate and manage selected strategic projects from idea to closing on behalf of the project sponsor and by applying project management tools and techniques
  • Work closely with senior management and cross-functional teams across all business units (Innovation, Real Estate, Architecture & Construction, Warehouse Operations, Logistics Development, 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
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • University degree in project management, strategy, business administration or similar education
  • A proven track record in managing strategic projects. Knowledge in strategy design and project prioritization processes is a plus
  • 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
  • Travel willingness and mobility is a must
PERKS AT WORK
  • 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.
ABOUT ZALANDO
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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