Senior Project Manager Logistics & Sustainability (all genders)

30 Apr 2022
03 Aug 2022
As a Senior Project Manager (m/f/d) in our Logistics Sustainability team, you will support in streamlining sustainability initiatives across our global Logistics organisation and contribute in the development of our sustainability goals. You will manage the planning and steering of the respective work groups and support strategic projects that enable the achievement of our strategy.
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:
Our employee resource groups:
  • Leading complex and large scale projects dedicated to achieving our Logistics Sustainability Strategy in various areas (e.g energy, warehousing, transportation, packaging, etc).
  • Planning, prioritisation and budget reviews for sustainability projects across the logistics organisation.
  • Leading the alignment and communication with senior stakeholders.
  • Collaborating in the development of Zalando's Logistics Sustainability Strategy.
  • Engaging with our brands, suppliers and logistics service providers as well as universities and start-ups to identify trends and collaboration opportunities.
  • Bringing in innovative and best-in-class project management approaches and tools and embed these in the behaviour and day to day activities.
  • Supporting our innovation managers in execution of new products/solutions.
  • Degree with a focus on Industrial/ Logistics/ Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or comparable education. Experience Project Management methodology (experience with Asana is a plus).
  • Proven track record of driving technical projects in sustainability or related activities and enthusiasm for large scale projects, reliability, flexibility, and analytical thinking.
  • Great planning and prioritisation skills with an innovation mindset.
  • Can-do attitude and ability to work on high impact while delivering high-quality results.
  • Excellent communication skills to efficiently drive clarity and transparency (preferably in German and English).
  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to put new tools and concepts into practice in a diverse, living and ever-growing organisation.
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 available 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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