Senior Process Manager Supply - Zalando Lounge (all genders)

23 Sep 2022
07 Nov 2022
As a Senior Process Manager (all genders), you will be responsible for design, documentation, optimization and automation of processes that represent the basis for the day to day work of Zalando LoungeĀ“s Buying department. You strive for ensuring operational and business excellence across all buying processes, from supplier offer to order.
At Zalando, our vision is to be inclusive by design. And this vision starts with our hiring - we do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, personal expression, ethnicity, religious belief, or disability status. You are welcome to leave out your picture, age, or marital status from your application. We only assess candidates on their qualifications and merit.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support you throughout the hiring process.

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  • You identify potential for optimization and implementing standardizations for the buying processes while keeping in mind the business model.
  • You evaluate and map existing business processes to new standardized ones involving a change in tooling and ownership of responsibilities.
  • You are responsible for the preparation, execution and post-processing of different process workshops, which are necessary to ensure the feasibility of the proposed processes.
  • You are the the first contact person for Zalando departments in regards to Buying processes and will actively cooperate with them in order to implement new or optimise existing Buying processes.
  • You keep all stakeholders and teams abreast of relevant procedural changes and oversee training of staff where appropriate.
  • You have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Economics, Business, Process Design or a similar subject.
  • You have at least five years professional experience working on projects, process optimization, process automation or in similar positions.
  • You have experience in process visualisation using Signavio, great logical thinking and experience at communicating with the different stakeholders within the Zalando Lounge Supply team and the Zalando SE.
  • You are up for an exciting challenge in which you feel comfortable independently driving projects forward and autonomously achieving our goals.
  • You are quick thinking and proactive attitude, which also means you keep on top of things in a fast-paced environment, while embracing collaboration. Being able to work in a team as well as being very independent.
  • You have excellent written and spoken communication in English, German is a plus
  • Passionate about promoting inclusive culture practices and processes that are models for others.
  • You have very good knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel.
  • You are confident with Lean Management or Six Sigma methods.
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
It's the perfect time to join Zalando's journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to becoming 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.

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Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products across Europe. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. However, Zalando Lounge is so much more than discounts - we turn Explore Mode: ON. We take our customers on a treasure hunt, and showcase great deals from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands. Our customers are always on the hunt for the best products at the best prices. Working with our brand partners, we're pioneering innovative supply-chain and production processes and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell it. Join the Lounge team, and turn your explore mode on!

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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