Senior Project Manager (all genders) Retail

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
27 Jul 2022
Ref
4229790
Function
Operations
As a Senior Project Manager (f/m/d) in the Zalando Stores, you will drive strategic project initiatives that have direct impact on our business and help us meet our ambitious targets. In cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, you will move a project from ideation through solution design, delivery, and handover, removing obstacles on the way all while managing timeline and risks, and ensuring quality.

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
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Take ownership and drive cross-functional projects end-to-end including the conceptualisation of new projects, developing full project plans and managing stakeholders throughout
  • Overcome obstacles, identify and remove bottlenecks and push your projects to success with a collaborative and solution oriented mindset
  • Thrive on the ability to solve business challenges and ensure as Senior Project Manager transparency around project status and effectively aligning all stakeholders with a strong focus on facilitating collaboration, contingency planning and decision-making
  • Support prioritization and resourcing based on the objectives and needs of the business unit and in alignment with the Senior Management team
  • Help implement new and improve existing project management practices within our business unit, empowering fellow colleagues to utilize these practices


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • Previous relevant experience working in both traditional project management and agile environments, managing cross-functional projects (ideally technical in nature) with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong Change Management and influencing skills giving you the ability to communicate and negotiate across all levels of the organization
  • An interest in Retail and an affinity for IT topics/processes
  • A highly motivated team player, you can manage conflicts and priorities among teams and stakeholders. You take ownership of your tasks, and work in an independent and structured manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


ZALANDO BENEFITS
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Relocation assistance available for internationals
  • Access to the employee shares program
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge


ABOUT ZALANDO OUTLETS
Zalando Outlets are the Zalando retail stores in Germany. We offer many different articles of the Zalando assortment and welcome customers to visit us offline in our unique stores. Our team stands for the perfect shopping experience - because shopping offline should be as fun as shopping online!

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

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