Senior Program Manager, Logistics Network Planning

Full time
Job Category
Project & Program Management


The ideal candidate should excel in engaging with various teams—from operations to tech and from junior to senior management—demonstrating strong capabilities in managing differing perspectives and fostering collaboration.


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’ll engage with stakeholders across the logistics network to understand priorities and align on solutions. Develop integrated program plans by synthesising input from diverse stakeholders.

  • You’ll build consensus and manage timelines across functions to deliver on strategic goals towards an optimised network. Apply excellent project management discipline to drive complex, ambiguous programs to completion.

  • You’ll analyse performance and iterate processes with an eye towards continuous improvement.  When necessary you’ll build your own analysis using SQL with support from the team members.

  • Additionally, you will identify and address obstacles, dependencies, and risks in product delivery, ensuring user deployments deliver value. You'll negotiate with stakeholders and engineers to maximise value within timelines and capacity limits. You'll independently manage your daily priorities, time, and commitments within your team, ensuring adherence to product management standards and best practices.


  • You have 5+ years of professional experience in software development roles, including meaningful experience in Technical Product management

  • You possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions

  • You have demonstrated ability and desire to navigate complex situations with various levels of uncertainty

  • You hold passionate belief that every software implementation must be successful, as measured by value realisation and client satisfaction

  • You possess exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, with a proven ability to articulate complex value propositions to a diverse range of stakeholders. 


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 up to 60% remote per week, actual practice is up to each team to best support their collaboration  

  • 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

Learn all about Zalando and our values here: 


    Carolina Baier

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

    About Zalando

    It’s the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey to build the leading pan-European ecosystem for fashion and lifestyle e-commerce. Help us offer an inspiring and quality multi-brand shopping experience for fashion and lifestyle products to about 50 million active customers in 25 markets. Or be part of our logistic infrastructure, software or service capabilities to help brands and retailers run and scale their entire e-commerce business, on or off Zalando. Join our Zalando ecosystem, to enable positive change for the fashion and lifestyle industry. 

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