Senior Manager Network Strategy (w/m/d)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
28 Jan 2022
Closes
14 Mar 2022
Ref
3874795
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
Logistics Network Design gives the strategic guidance for the Logistic Network Development department, a cross-functional unit that connects various teams to ensure Zalando stays on top of the ever-advancing logistics environment. As a Senior Manager Network Strategy (m/f/d), you would understand the challenges affecting the European logistics network, and shape the future Network strategy to ultimately improve the delivery and return experience for our customers. The Logistics Network Design Team generates insights from big data sets, combines it with our strategic ambitions and finally develops Network Design recommendations to create the future Zalando Network.
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 manage topics of high strategic importance, develop and present outcomes directly to the Management Board - be confident to answer challenging questions
  • You understand the challenges of our European E-commerce logistics network and identify opportunities to further improve its efficiency and customer-centricity; contribute to shape the future of Zalando’s logistics network as we scale our operations to meet the demands of our customers
  • You'll analyse large data sets, set-up mathematical models, create business cases, drive project planning and implementation as well as management of stakeholders, communicate relevant analytical insights to technical and non-technical audiences
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF...
  • You have an University degree in economics, industrial engineering, operations research, business administration or similar, and relevant international professional experience - preferably in industries such as logistics/ecommerce, or strategy consulting
  • You have experience in managing teams and stakeholders in direct and indirect reporting lines
  • You are experienced, structured and eager to develop management ready recommendations on Logistics Network Strategy
  • You work diligently, show strong analytical skills, and even in challenging situations you are enthusiastic through your confident appearance and goal-oriented communication
  • You are fluent in English, German is a plus
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
  • 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.

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 Fürstenberg Institute
ABOUT ZALANDO
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.

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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