Senior Project Manager

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design

Location

  • Berlin

Contract

  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level

Company

  • Zalando SE

THE FASHION STORE

The Fashion Store is a technology team of about 150 people made up of Engineering, Product, UX and Project Management roles - majority based in Berlin. We are responsible for the front end experience on Zalando on desktop web, mobile web and mobile apps. On top of that we also own some of the back end services for example wishlist, cart and recommendations.
We are split into teams or clusters that are focused on providing part of the customer journey: Engage & Inspire, Browse & Shop, Find & Matchmake and finally Checkout & Account. Additionally we have a Foundation cluster that supports a lot of technology which is used by all of the other clusters.
As the front-line of a lot of the customer experience we are critical in the success of Zalando.

OUR PURPOSE

To support and drive the delivery of the Fashion Store Roadmap, ensuring we deliver the highest value changes and work together as a holistic Fashion Store team

 

YOUR CHALLENGE

  • You are responsible for the creation and maintenance of the roadmap for a key part of the customer's journey within the Fashion Store
  • You work closely with the Product Owner, Engineering Delivery Lead and UX Lead - ensuring a smooth running operation and joint accountability for the delivery of the roadmap
  • You aid in the coordination and project management of projects within your area, spread across multiple areas in the fashion store and especially where we own or contribute into global projects that reach outside of the Fashion Store.
  • You are a central contact person for our external stakeholders and build relationships both within the Fashion Store team and across the business
  • You work as part of the Programme Management team within the Fashion Store - working together to achieve our purpose

WHAT YOU'VE GOT

  • You have at least 4 years professional experience in project management which includes managing projects with software development in an agile environment
  • You are fluent in English and are able to negotiate confidently 
  • Your communication skills are excellent and enable you to communicate effectively with stakeholders but you are approachable and collaborative in your approach
  • You have a passion for technology and the fashion industry and an energy and enthusiasm to do a good job
  • You have got solid pragmatic experience in risk, assumptions, issues and dependency and plan management 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Our recipe for success: think big and act fast. What you're doing today will impact millions of customers tomorrow. At Zalando, you have the chance to work with the world's best technology team in a rapidly growing international company. What else? We do of course have a lot more to offer:

  • Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every day
  • A corporate culture where your skills are judged only by your results – our motto: wear sneakers, not ties
  • An international team of experts to inspire and support you
  • A department with growing importance within the company
  • Attractive employee discounts in our online shop and a company pension scheme

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!!

Interested? Then please send us your application. Or if you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rani Verschoor. 

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