(Senior) Sustainability Project Manager (all genders) - Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
24 Jun 2022
Ref
4190625
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As a (Senior) Project Manager in the Sustainability team you are responsible for enabling and driving the delivery of our sustainability strategy goals. You will manage the planning and steering of the respective work groups and support strategic projects that enable the achievement of the strategy.

This is a maternity leave cover position for 12 months.
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 lead complex and large-scale projects dedicated to achieving our 2023 sustainability goals by enabling partners to set concrete action plans, deliver against the plans and iterate when necessary.
  • You'll deliver cross-functional and cross-departmental projects by creating plans and processes that drive efficiency and productivity.
  • You'll focus on creating the greatest impact for our sustainability strategy, get things done, and know the critical success factors.
  • You'll build relationships and leverage stakeholder management skills to think beyond silos and tailor your communication to audience.
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • You convince with 5+ years of experience in project management in a complex, fast-paced, and diverse environment with good knowledge as well as experiences in different project management methodologies.
  • You have enthusiasm for our big-size projects, reliability, flexibility, and analytical thinking.
  • You have the ability to engage with senior stakeholders and ability to influence diverse stakeholders group.
  • You come with high levels of energy, a can-do attitude, and the ability to work under pressure while delivering high-quality results.
  • You are a highly motivated team player with the ability to put new tools and concepts into practice in a diverse, living, and ever-growing organization
  • You pay attention to detail and have solid communication skills.
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

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 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

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 F├╝rstenberg 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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