In 2008, Robert Gentz and David Schneider started realising their idea of providing everyone in Germany the opportunity to shop for shoes no matter where they might be, offering a wide range of shoe styles and sizes that would go beyond what a local retail store could provide. Today, Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion; a public company with a strong workforce of about 11,000 employees of over 100 different nationalities with ambitious objectives to impact the fashion industry and add value to all players in the fashion ecosystem. Your challengeYou will compile and review Lessons Learnt analysis to understand the changing nature of the business and commercial environment.You will monitor and report on performance weekly, monthly and cumulatively, providing weekly feedback on performance to Senior Merchandise Planners/ Team Leads in the Category Trading MeetingYou will update the Merchandise Financial Plan weekly and keep control of the OTBYou will work with Senior Planners on developing the Pre-Season bottom up planningYou will closely collaborate with our buyers on developing a strategy for your unit, as well as on building a commercial and well balanced range Together with Senior Planners, you will ensure stock levels in the business reflect the business needsYou will provide input regarding pricing to support Senior Planners in steering competitivenessYou will liaise with our Country Merchandisers to understand country specific trends, initiatives and opportunitiesYou will mentor steering more junior team members of our teamWhat you´ve got:You have a sound commercial understanding of performance analysis and a solid understanding of Fashion Merchandising & Planning backed by 3 years relevant experience in that fieldYou love crunching numbers and provide strong analytical and conceptual skillsYou collaborate well with stakeholders across departments and display strong negotiations skillsYou are a quick thinker and adapter with the ability to cope with a rapidly changing environment, combined with an entrepreneurial mindsetYour written and spoken English is business fluentYou are an expert in Microsoft ExcelYou have at least a bachelor degree in Business Administration, Economics, Fashion Management or an education in a similar fieldWhat You Can ExpectOurs is one of the most spectacularly successful stories in e-commerce. But we mostly prefer to concentrate on writing the next chapter. When you join us, you can not only expect to become part of an extraordinary and ambitious team, but a whole lot more:Boredom doesn't get a look in here! Zalando is a working environment where something new happens every dayAn international team of experts to inspire and support youTraining and further development opportunities to expand your skills and help you on your wayA corporate culture where your skills are judged only by your results - our motto: Every Day is a Casual FridayThe security of an expanding company with 10.000 employees and a company pension schemeAttractive employee discounts in our online shop and a public transport ticket at a discountAn easily accessible workplace right on the main arteries of the hottest Berlin districtsA feel-good team: We don't just work well together, we also like to get together after work Want To Join Us?Then we'd be more than happy to receive your online application!Any further queries? Please do not hesitate to contact Stefanie via stefanie.