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Principal Product Manager (data)

Employer
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Closing date
28 Nov 2022

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THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As a Principal Product Manager in Zalando Marketing Services, you will lay the foundation for Europe's biggest fashion ad platform by owning and shaping the department's data platform.

ZMS is evolving rapidly, and with it so too is our demand for fast and scalable data and data storage solutions. As the Principal Product Manager for the Data Platform you will be responsible for developing our data platform strategy to support a diverse range of requirements and use cases including Machine Learning models, Real-time data serving, direct integrations and much more.
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
  • Guide the development of ZMS' data platform to drive value to ZMS stakeholders and select the right solutions to focus on by understanding the value they will generate for the department's needs and then move fast to successfully execute on your ideas. You are responsible for the platform proposition and business impact.
  • Act as the owner of the ZMS data platform: set a clear vision, smart roadmap and ambitious targets and then report against those on a frequent basis.
  • Work with dedicated engineers to create highly scalable solutions and build the data platform foundation that will shape the next generation of ZMS offerings.
  • Manage complex and diverse inter-team relationships and lead company-wide collaborations with other data providing teams
  • Be a mentor to other colleagues by showcasing deep expertise in your domain and acting as a role model for successful product management
WE'D LOVE TO MEET YOU IF
  • Expertise in developing data platforms, reporting and data insights solutions, extensive experience in product discovery and working backwards from the customer; strong business sense and a passion for solving problems that increase customer satisfaction and drive innovation.
  • At least 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager / Product Owner, including direct experience with data platforms
  • Ability to define and monitor your own KPIs in order to measure your impact and success of the product
  • Customer focus and an eagerness to build new tech solutions. You constantly apply logical and easy-to-understand frameworks to break down complex multi-facetted problems and identify underlying patterns.
  • Bridge the natural divide between business and technology and experience in agile working environments with cross-functional teams. You collaborate across multiple product areas to solve problems that matter and create clarity for audiences
  • Experience in hiring, growing and leading product managers
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 - subject to prior agreement
  • 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 counseling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the Fürstenberg 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 almost 49 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

For more information check out this link: https://zms.zalando.com/

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.

Company

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. Founded in Berlin in 2008, we bring head-to-toe fashion to 35 million active customers in 17 markets, offering clothing, footwear, accessories and beauty from over 3,000 international brands.

Our platform is a one-stop fashion destination for inspiration, innovation and interaction. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, we work hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey: for our customers, partners and every valuable player in the Zalando story.

Our goal is to become the starting point for fashion. We focus on the fashion industry and therefore operate in a variety of business areas.

  • Fashion Store
    Zalando online shops are tailored to local customers’ needs in 17 different European markets. The range extends from renowned global brands and fast fashion to local brands and is supplemented by our private labels.
     
  • Offprice
    The Offprice business of Zalando serves the sale of previous season’s assortments. As part of a shopping club, the Zalando Lounge offers registered members exclusive sales campaigns at discounted prices.
     
  • Zalando's Private Labels
    Zalando’s private label assortment includes shoes, clothing and accessories for women, men and children. With a total of six private labels, Zalando creates its own products, covering the entire value chain from design to sales.
     
  • Zalon
    Zalon is our style advice service, via which customers can consult and get inspiration from selected stylists regarding individualized purchases.
     
  • Zalando Marketing Services
    The entirety of Zalando’s expertise and scope is bundled in Zalando Marketing Services, which now offers personalized marketing solutions for our brand partners.
     
  • Zalando Fulfilment Solutions
    Zalando makes its own logistics capabilities available to external partners, so they do not have to be concerned with infrastructure issues but can concentrate fully on their core competence in the fashion business.
     
  • Zalando Partner Services
    Zalando helps other players in the industry to be successful in the digital world. For example, by connecting warehouse stocks with multiple retailers, by digitizing processes involved in fashion wholesale and by integrating offline businesses into our Zalando platform.


With a strong workforce of around 14,000 employees of over 130 different nationalities, Zalando unites diverse people, capabilities and concepts. Consolidating our effort and ideas scales our impact as an innovator in Fashion, Technology, Digital Marketing and Logistics Operations.

Company info
Website
Telephone
+49 (0)30 2759 4693
Location
Zalando SE
Valeska-Gert-Straße 5
Berlin
Germany
10243
Germany

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