Transport Procurement Manager (all genders)

10 Nov 2022
28 Dec 2022
This is a fixed term position until 31 Dec 2023. THE ROLE & THE TEAM
As a Transport Procurement Manager, you are part of the Transport Procurement team with the responsibility to manage transport tenders, negotiate contracts with service providers all over Europe and to find new and innovative solutions for Zalando's transport network. If you are passionate about logistics and are looking for an opportunity to shape the future of logistics and help your stakeholders in a rapidly growing, dynamic environment - then join our innovative team and accelerate your personal development.
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.

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  • You will work in a team and are responsible for tendering and contract negotiation of transports in Zalando's transport network
  • You will act as a contact person for our transport service providers, our operational transport teams and for all other topics concerning our tendering and contracting.
  • You will are in close contact with all partners and continuously expand our transport network.
  • You will review incoming offers and develop sustainable concepts together with the transport team.
  • You will prepare business reviews and lead through meetings with internal and external participants.
  • You will be in a close contact with our controlling team and support the budget planning.
  • You have a degree in business administration or a commercial apprenticeship in the field of freight forwarding or logistics and have at least 4 years of professional experience.
  • You have good knowledge of MS Office; creating tables, calculations and presentations is easy for you.
  • You can communicate very well in German and English, also across levels.
  • You are able to stay calm in stressful situations and keep track of all important topics.
  • You enjoy new topics and are highly committed to learning about them.
  • You like to work analytically and can handle data volumes well.
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.