Senior Manager (m/f/d) Sustainability Policy

Zalando SE 5<y Senior Level  Berlin, Berlin, Germany 4 Sep 2020

Job Description

Zalando SE seeks

Senior Manager (m/f/d) Sustainability Policy

Where your Expertise is needed

  • Develop a strategic positioning on sustainability policy at EU level and national level of our markets that fits our global strategy as a leading online platform.
  • Identify and act upon political and regulatory opportunities to create a competitive advantage for Zalando.
  • Work as Zalando’s public affairs spokesperson, engage independently with political and regulatory audiences. Build policy alliances and informal networks to advance our objectives.
  • Be our early detection system. Monitor, assess, and – in close coordination with the public affairs team and our business units – respond to policy and regulatory developments
  • Conceptualize, plan and manage projects and events for an audience of political stakeholders

What we’re looking for

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (Manager); more experience would be a plus (Senior Manager). An entrepreneurial mindset and high motivation to master complex policy challenges under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical capabilities. Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English. Knowledge of German and/or other EU languages is a plus.
  • Strong interest and deep understanding of sustainability policy and how this affects businesses and society. Experience related to fashion, retail or e-commerce is a requirement. Our policy team supports Zalando’s ambition to become a sustainable fashion platform with a net-positive impact for people and the planet.
  • Strong network in EU or national sustainability networks, a track record in successful relationship building and political influencing, and a willingness to dedicate time and effort to broadening and deepening those networks.

Perks at work

  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring work 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

Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 34 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use.

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