Expert Business Planning & Analysis for Connected Network (f/m/d)

02 Feb 2022
10 Jun 2022
The Connected Network platform (Zalando Fulfillment Solutions, Zalando Shipping Solutions, Zalando Return Solutions) empowers our brand partners to accelerate their e-commerce business in the most customer-centric and efficient way - providing them our best-in-class fulfillment products and services.

You want to participate our exciting journey in a challenging and fast moving growth-environment?

As Expert Business Planning & Analysis for Connected Network, together with your team colleagues, you are in a key position to drive business value throughout the entire company.
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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  • You are responsible for planning and forecasting the financial and operational performance metrics of our Connected Network products
  • You measure, analyze and report product performance and evolution, identifying strategic value creation opportunities and levers of improvement
  • You shape the future of our performance reporting, deep dive into cost allocation logic, and own the development of input KPIs and platform-specific driver trees
  • You collaborate closely with Commercial-, Operations-, Product- and Project-teams, being their key counterpart for all finance related topics
  • You produce detailed analysis and management-reporting for multiple stakeholders across Zalando & cross-functional platform teams
  • You constantly improve, standardize and automate our core reporting mechanisms by leveraging on the Zalando data & system infrastructure and knowledge
  • You prepare and maintain business cases and perform financial modelling
  • Degree (Bachelor, Master) in business, finance, economics, mathematics or another similar field
  • A minimum of 3-5 years work experience in Finance, Controlling, Analytics or Consulting
  • You feel positively challenged in a complex, scaling environment that offers multiple opportunities to make a difference
  • You have experience in a financial or operational controlling environment with monthly closing, reporting, planning and forecasting tasks
  • Ideally you have already worked in a complex fulfillment/ logistics environment and are familiar with similar processes and economics
  • You have demonstrated the ability to independently execute projects while meeting tight deadlines and achieving focused results, including cross-functional collaboration
  • You are problem solving and result driven, with strong sense of ownership and also used to explore new and creative ways
  • Our team is important to us, so not only should you be able to work independently, at the same time you are a great team player
  • You are a strong communicator with excellent English skills, both verbal as well as written
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
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

  • 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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