Senior Stock Control Manager - Operations (all genders)

27 Jun 2022
11 Jul 2022
Zalando Fulfillment Solutions (ZFS) is a logistics service for our platform partners. The platform enables merchants (brands, retailers) to sell fashion articles directly to Zalando customers (online marketplace). The ZFS Operations Team is responsible to ensure that the partner facing processes are optimal and that our business can keep up with the growth while running efficiently.

As a Stock Control Manager, you will support the Lead of the department in setting up stock controls and monitoring main stock KPIs, and conduct process investigation on any unusual trends, driving operational improvements while owning, creating, monitoring and controlling progress of the respective stock projects. You will support with driving strategic initiatives, the daily business, and you will prepare and follow up on meetings and will be working on communication formats.
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:
  • Preparation of Stock KPIs, define targets and controls, create reports and execute regular stock control activities.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in the stock area and implement best-practices.
  • Support our partners and conduct process investigation when needed in order to explain any unusual trends in stock KPIs.
  • Support in ongoing and ad-hoc stock control projects
  • Work on strategic initiatives with stakeholders across our Logistics, Supply Chain and Technology departments.
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of Supply Chain Management, (Supply Chain/Logistics) Consulting, Internal Audit and Controls, in the fashion- or e-commerce industry, and/or Logistics.
  • Good understanding of logistic processes and stock controls
  • Profound knowledge of MS-Office, especially Excel
  • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Crisp and concise communication, you have the sharp ability to draft logical storylines/outlines and are experienced in creating meaningful presentations.
  • Strong customer focus, you are structured and well organized and always think one step ahead with the customer in mind. Furthermore, you bring strong interpersonal skills with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong ownership, you have a hands-on mentality, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment dealing with many topics simultaneously and always thrive to find the best solution in the shortest possible time
  • Fluency in English is required - German is a plus
  • Good SQL skills are required, Python knowledge is a plus
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

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
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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