Head Of Product – Article Lifecycle Management zDirect

Full-Time Anywhere

As Head of Product in Article Lifecycle Management, you and your product team will lead and deliver the strategy for reliable, scalable services that enable a best-in-class, frictionless article onboarding and management experience for Europe’s largest fashion retailer. You will interact with Zalando merchants, unveil their problems and opportunities, design state of the art solutions together with our engineering and design teams and enjoy how we are disrupting the fashion industry.


Work with Product, Engineering and Operations to build a state-of-the-art product vision and strategy which ensures delivery of targets with the right priorities and the most flexible and scalable systems
Take ownership and deliver initiatives to improve key marketplace KPIs by continuously improving merchant experiences at article onboarding, content creation, and management.
Lead, hire, develop and guide product managers within the Marketplace team
Contribute to the Product Management community at Zalando by conveying energy and inspiration to make people stretch to the next level and ship it. You inspire, consult and empower your team and stakeholders


An experienced, data-driven and collaborative Product Management practitioner and leader
Experience developing B2B products across multiple platforms
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work across multiple teams, align goals and deliverables and drive overall success independent of organizational boundaries
Experience owning the long and medium-term vision and development roadmap for products. You have driven products that have a multi-year horizon for the realization of the full vision.
You know how to measure the success of your product and continuously iterate to improve it for the benefit of our merchant & customers.

Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, 100+ internal and fun guilds, knowledge sharing through talks, internal tech academy and blogs, product demos, parties and events
Competitive salary, employee share shop, training platform and training budget, free language courses (English / German), pension scheme, 40% Zalando shopping discount on most products from our catalogue, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, diverse sports and health offerings
Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and access to an international team of experts
Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available only in selected 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, and business need.


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