Senior Business Development Manager
Zalando SE
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Senior Business Development Manager

  • Full time Position
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Published on August 5 2020
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Department: Client & Business Development

Reports to: Team Lead - Client & Business Development team

Team Size: 5

Recruiter Name, Email: Kyro Murray

As a Senior Business Development Manager within our Fin Tech-subsidiary Zalando Payments GmbH you will realise projects that contribute significantly to product and process optimisation. In particular you will shape and innovate the payment experience for our Zalando customers.

On top of this you are involved in the strategic development of the Payments business unit. You will work closely together with our product and engineering team as well as with our country teams.
  • Discover, define and shape payment product innovations by bringing together customer needs and market trends. On top of this you will be responsible for the evaluation of new payment methods, products and trends
  • Lead cross-functional projects that contribute to optimise existing payment products and overall payment experience
  • You will be the central contact person for selected internal customers (Country Cluster, Ventures, etc.), being the payments consultant and sparring partner for specific business owners
  • Be the contract owner for selected contract partners/suppliers and your will lead related negotiations and our fixes
  • Continuous analysis of relevant KPIs in order to optimise our (payment) processes and derive concrete actions to develop your customers
  • Create guiding decision papers for Senior Management, based on facts and numbers. Also being responsible for the structuring and presentation of results, projects or concepts
  • Passion for what you do with at least 3 years experience and proud of an above-average university degree in Economics, or figure affine disciplines such as (Industrial) engineering, (business) computer science, (business) mathematics, business administration or comparable interdisciplinary subjects
  • Geeky in technology topics and possess deep knowledge in payments and eCommerce topics, whilst also having gained experience in payments product management and/or payments (in-house) consulting
  • Being customer obsessed and eager to overachieve their expectations with creative solutions
  • Communicate even the most complex issues with perfect clarity when working together with others. As a part of an international team daily correspondence and negotiations in English are familiar territory for you
  • High affinity for numbers and your strong analytical skills help you in creating business cases and independent analysis. You're also highly perceptive and have a deep understanding of processes and their structured and exact procedures
  • Commitment and focus is on KPI and target achievement
  • 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.
Zalando Payments builds the technologies for all financial transactions in the Zalando fashion store and our other consumer facing apps. We work to deliver a flawless user experience in the checkout, as well as processing of payments and reconciliation in the backend. Through smart risk steering we boost conversion and deliver a competitive advantage to our customers, taking in the entire financial process.

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