Executive Project Manager - SVP Product (f/m/d)

20 Jan 2022
15 Mar 2022
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our SVP of Product Management.

As the Executive Project Manager, you will drive high priority projects in collaboration with the expert teams - especially in the areas of strategy, business steering, people and organisation. In this exciting position you will be responsible for managing strategic projects end-to-end by coordinating cross-functional teams, developing processes, and solutions and driving project progress whilst actively managing stakeholders at all levels in the company in an ever changing environment.

This is also an opportunity to act as an advisor to the SVP from time to time, being a sounding board for ideas. This is a great opportunity to observe and learn from some of the most senior people in the organisation by having a more holistic picture, whilst deep diving into critical business challenges within Zalando
  • Manage multiple projects with high strategic or structural importance together with expert teams. You will be actively involved in projects of priority for the company and ensure timely implementation across the business, having end-to-end responsibility for those projects: from briefing, analysis, creation of concepts, and presenting your findings to the leadership teams within Digital Experience and Marketing
  • Independently structuring and preparing written materials with clarity is a key focus for this role, including researching and analysis of data
  • Liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including senior and top management
  • Support the SVP with his daily business, in preparing and following up on appointments or working on communication formats. You shall ensure meetings content is prepared in advance and keep an eye on the agenda
  • Play an active role in preparing and organising communication events across the SVP's responsibilities, e.g. leadership meetings and DX/Marketing-wide communication.
  • Project delivery, you have several years professional experience in management consulting, PMO, or business development, ideally in the fashion or e-commerce environment. You have demonstrated top performance in large-scale project management within complex, fast paced organisations across multiple stakeholders and cross-functionally with virtual teams
  • Crisp and concise communication, you have the sharp ability to draft logical storylines/outlines and are experienced in writing senior leadership/board-level documents
  • Strong customer focus, you are structured and well organized and always think one step ahead with the customer in mind. Furthermore, you bring strong interpersonal skills with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong ownership, you have a hands-on mentality, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment dealing with many topics simultaneously and always thrive to find the best solution in the shortest possible time
  • 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.