IT Procurement & Contract Manager

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE


The mission of Zalando’s Corporate Technology is to provide best-in-class solutions enabling all employees and business units to work efficiently. Corporate Technology delivers the foundation for the entire Zalando Group, providing the benefits of scale to units large and small, backed up by a true service mindset. As part of our team you will take part in exciting and varying tasks in the field of Hardware Procurement. You will interact with vendors, handle the design of contracts and work closely with colleagues from Indirect Procurement, Technology and of our Legal department.



  • You have 2-3 years relevant professional experience and/or a degree in IT, business studies or economics

  • You have experience in one or more of the fields mentioned below as well as in negotiations, contract optimization, vendor management and tendering in the area of hardware procurement

  • You work in a structured and independent manner

  • You love learning about latest technologies and enjoy researching new projects in-depth

  • You have excellent communication skills, in both English and German



  • You are leading the operational management of hardware procurement and other related services for the Zalando Group

  • You are an advising partner on strategic decisions in your area of expertise

  • You manage and collaborate with vendors, carry out tenders, evaluate offers and draw up contracts

  • You work closely with Zalando Technology departments when it comes to selecting best fitting hardware solutions and handling hardware rollouts

  • As contract manager you are in charge of negotiating and maintaining contracts as well as act as first point of contact for our Legal team

  • You will also be involved in analysing and monitoring our hardware budget, advising the management in budget planning and calculating cost scenarios



  • A corporate culture where your skills are judged only by your results – our motto: wear sneakers, not ties

  • Fast Onboarding thanks to our Mentoring-Program

  • Exciting career prospects that may seem unconventional, but are always tailored to you

  • An international and diverse team of experts to inspire and support you

  • The security of a fast-growing company with more than 12,000 employees and a company pension scheme

  • Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every single day

  • A lively working atmosphere where you can also show off your sporting prowess at table football


About Zalando

Zalando is Europe’s leading online fashion platform, doing business in 15 markets. Delivering first-class shopping experiences to our +15 million customers requires moving fast — with microservices, Agile processes & autonomous teams  —  and using cutting edge, open source technologies. We are passionate about what we do and have fun while doing it. And we are willing to experiment and make mistakes: It’s how we grow.


Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

If you have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Antonia Samanns.


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