We are currently looking for an experienced Team Lead in Business Development team within Connected Retail team. In this position, you will play a key role in strategic projects and hands-on support building up and growing the emerging business.
The ideal candidate is not only very strong in conceptual, strategic and analytic work, effective in implementing and driving business, but also stands out as a motivating leader.
As our growth targets are ambitious we are looking for a colleague who is seeking a new challenge in an entrepreneurial, fast growing and exciting environment.
WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
Ownership and management of projects end to end together with your team. Including the conceptualisation of new projects, creating business cases, developing full project plans and managing stakeholders throughout.
Leading the Business Development team, defining and driving roadmap, hiring. Alignment and cooperation with other teams within the unit and Zalando.
Contribution to Connected Retail commercial success. In collaboration with the Management team drive conceptual and strategic work.
Responsibilities in defining, implementing and optimizing internal processes and tools to ensure operational efficiency for our growing business.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Degree in Business, Economics (or equivalent) with a focus on analytics and strategy
Solid work experience in a fast-growing tech company, business development, management consulting, other analytical or entrepreneurial positions
Experience in building and leading strong teams
Proven project management, conceptual, strategic and analytical skills
Strong self-starter with the ability to work well independently as well as in a team including guiding colleagues and managing stakeholders
Excellent communication skills in English, German is a strong plus
PERKS AT WORK
A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)
We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
ABOUT ZALANDO CONNECTED RETAIL
The digitization of retailers' stores and their integration with Zalando is a further step towards the best possible shopping experience for our customers.
With a larger network, we can improve the availability of products and sizes in the Zalando fashion store and local stores in the future.
In the long run, Zalando customers can benefit from this approach, such as location-based delivery or same-day delivery.
Currently, partners can become part of Zalando Connected Retail by digitizing their inventory from local stores and processing orders via Zalando's platform.