Senior HR Business Partner B2B (all genders)

25 May 2022
28 Jul 2022
Human Resources
As Senior HR Business Partner for our Connected Network organization you will be part of a diverse team of colleagues from Business Engagement and Talent Acquisition, to delivering high-quality people products and consultancy.

The Senior HR Business Partner will be supporting several Leaders up to Director level. Apart from working with internal stakeholders on their team-related topics this role will also help with driving and fostering collaboration with other HR Business Partners as well as other HR functions. You will act as a strategic advisor for the business unit, develop the team roadmap jointly with the other Connected Network Business Partner and business and bring the strategy to life.

The Connected Network department is responsible for all partner-facing Zalando Logistics Solutions. By unifying and collaborating these services under a single umbrella, we provide a more holistic approach to delivering the optimal fulfillment solution to meet our partners' needs, and leverage common services to enable partner program growth.

Zalando makes eCommerce easy - for customers and for partners. Already today, we offer innovative B2B services to partners, backed up by our tech & logistics expertise and a growing European fulfillment network, dedicated to fashion and lifestyle. Now we take this to the next level by opening our best-in-class fulfillment solutions to partners to support their direct-to-consumer business. Our teams combine passion and expertise for logistics, tech, and solving relevant industry challenges and already today connect consumers and partners across 25 markets. Our solutions support more than 1,500 fashion brands by helping them bring head-to-toe fashion to almost 49 million active Zalando customers.

If you share our passion, want to advance our partners in a rapidly growing and dynamic environment, and are looking for an opportunity to shape the future of the industry - then join our innovative team and accelerate your personal development.

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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Our employee resource groups:

  • You know the overall Business Strategy and people challenges and proactively derive decentral strategies to support the organizational development and people strategy.
  • You collaborate with the People Products team to enable leaders on people topics.
  • You provide expertise on performance management, compensation and benefits, career development as well as disciplinary measures and autonomously consult, inspire and enable business leaders on a diverse range of people topics.
  • You actively work with people KPIs and our employee survey as a steering tool to maintain and strengthen the health of our business units by providing insights and translating them into actionable measures that can be adopted by the majority of the units.
  • You support in changes in all areas, e.g. driving organizational design topics, leveling up talent management, and much more.

  • You have 5 years working experience as a (Senior) HR Business Partner, or in a similar role, in a bigger and fast paced environment including a proven track record of organizational development, talent management and project management.
  • You possess a start-up mentality with the ability to work successfully in a high-scale company.
  • You are a reliable sparring partner for team leads who enjoys winning them over with facts and figures, a certain dose of charm and courage to raise your opinion in a constructive manner, while also being an active listener that is open to new perspectives.
  • You have strong capabilities in the fields of solution development, a clear and structured communication, adjusted to stakeholders on all levels of the organization, as well as fluent English language skills (German skills are a big plus).
  • As a plus you also bring knowledge of both individual and collective labour law as well as experience in working with works councils.
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
  • 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

  • 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 25 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 49 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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