Lead of Business Improvement (all genders)

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
10 Aug 2022
Closes
30 Oct 2022
Ref
2573938
Level
Manager
As a senior member of the Finance Strategy & Business Improvement team you will work on the most complex and challenging improvement opportunities for Zalando and regularly interact with our most senior leaders. For candidates that can think big, dive deep, and deliver, this is the perfect role.

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

WHAT WE'D LOVE YOU TO DO (AND LOVE DOING)
  • You'll identify, evaluate, prepare and execute on opportunities to step up effectiveness and efficiency across the entire organization.
  • You'll design target operating models and drive post-merger management for potential inorganic moves.
  • You'll partner with business stakeholders to help them prepare the company for the next level of scale.
  • You'll support mentoring highly talented team members and peers to help them grow into future business leaders.


WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU I
  • You have 6+ years of working experience in driving large-scale transformations and improvement programs in a business development/improvement role for a leading Tech company/eCommerce player
  • You are an analytical problem-solver with a spike in strategic thinking and strong business acumen
  • You are an experienced leader with proven project and (executive) stakeholder management skills
  • You convince with a track record of successfully operating and delivering in complex and ambiguous settings


ZALANDO BENEFITS
Zalando provides a range of benefits, here's an overview of what you can expect. Ask your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about what we offer.

  • Employee shares program
  • 40% off fashion and beauty products sold and shipped by Zalando, 30% off Zalando Lounge, discounts from external partners
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Hybrid working model, with flexible hours and up to 60% remote
  • Work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
  • 27 days of vacation a year to start
  • Relocation assistance available (subject to prior agreement
  • Family services, including counseling and support
  • Health and wellbeing options (including Gympass)
  • Mental health support and coaching available


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 25 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