Team Lead Logistics Network Planning - Analytics & Tooling (all genders)

07 Nov 2022
01 Dec 2022
As a Team Lead for the Analytics & Tooling Team within Logistics Network Planning, you together with your team will be responsible for shaping the mid-term planning, analyzing and optimizing the volume flows in our Logistics network to offer our customers the best possible experience. The role requires analytical thinking and technical skills to drive and contribute to internal and cross-functional projects. Developing cutting edge automated, data driven forecast models is your passion and you strive for deriving the best possible forecast solution for our operational team as an internal customer. You will closely work with the VP Logistics, Directors for Warehouses & Transportation and other business leaders, acting as thought leader and sparring partner.
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.

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  • You will lead and optimize the midterm volume planning process and derive actions to balance the network
  • You will lead and drive high-impact, complex and cross-functional analysis and develop detailed recommendations for the midterm network setup for senior leadership and execute on them, including efficient stakeholder management
  • You will develop technical concepts and a standardized tooling landscape for the mid and long term which increases the automation degree of our forecasting and improves accuracy in our forecasting models
  • You will work in close collaboration with Tech teams to understand and improve the volume allocation flow and derive insights on how to connect the information with the forecasting models
  • You will define, implement and optimize internal processes and tools to ensure operational efficiency for our growing business
  • You will lead a team of experts and support mentoring highly talented team members and peers to help them grow into future business leaders.
  • Studies in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Mathematics, Machine Learning or equivalent education through relevant experiences with 5+ years of professional experience in Business Development, Management Consulting or other analytical and entrepreneurial positions
  • Confident in working with large data sets and in possession of excellent analytical skills. You know your way around common software products and forecasting models. Programming skills in Python, R, SQL are a plus.
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility: the ability to work in a self-driven, results-oriented and independent manner, taking initiative to improve decision-making and drive the business
  • You are an experienced leader with proven project and (executive) stakeholder management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are common practice for you.
  • You demonstrated leadership in a growth and complex environment as well as strong networking, team management and organizational skills
  • You are business-fluent in written and spoken English, German 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 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

  • 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 23 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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