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Data Analyst – Connected Retail (1245 views)

May 25, 2020

Connected Retail is a Software as a service (SaaS) business focusing on connecting brick and mortar stores to the platform. As Data Analyst in Connected Retail you will contribute to further development and growth of our business of connecting offline partners to Zalando platform. Guide business decisions for senior management and stakeholders by preparing and presenting meticulous data analysis that involves large volumes of data and spans multiple domains of our business

Conduct highly reproducible exploratory or inferential analysis from markedly disparate sources to guide business decision making for the different stakeholders at Zalando – Connected Retail unit, the management, other Zalando units

Work with large, complex data sets on various domains, i.e. sales, account management, assortment, finance, product itself and recommend optimization actions/projects based on operational and commercial KPIs

Contribute to automation of data collection, transformation and serving processes for the dashboards and periodic reports which are provided and cooperate with the product, tech and business intelligence teams to ensure highest data transparency and ease of use

Support the team on projects, i.e. conduct deep dives into various data and deliver analysis in tight deadlines to bring our expertise to the next level

Produce and communicate reports on a weekly basis, process requests from stakeholders and provide transparency, timely communication and call for action on the operational/commercial KPIs, ensuring target achievement and top performance of the unit


Analytics: A minimum 2 to 3 years of work experience in the function of analytics, controlling or business intelligence. Great analytical skills to deliver a strong data-driven performance as well as knowledge in business processes and KPIs. A degree (Bachelor, Master, MBA) in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Engineering, or its equivalent.

Tools: strong SQL knowledge (experience with Presto and Spark SQL is a plus). Experience with Python (Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib) or R (Tidyverse) as well as in building rudimentary data pipelines with Airflow is highly desirable. Familiar with AWS and Google Cloud.

Industry: Interested in merchant and vendor management, especially in business/services/products related topics. Good market overview and drive for excellence.

Communication: You have excellent communication skills in English and are able to drive projects autonomously, keeping tight deadlines and managing multiple stakeholders. German is a plus.
Team Spirit: Our team is important to us, so not only should you be able to work independently (because it drives you to peak performance), at the same time you are a great team player. You take being a role model seriously and always display a positive attitude.


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.

The digitization of retailers’ stores and their integration with Zalando is a further step towards the best possible shopping experience for our customers. With a larger network, we can improve the availability of products and sizes in the Zalando fashion store and local stores in the future. In the long run, Zalando customers can benefit from this approach, such as location-based delivery or same-day delivery. Currently, partners can become part of Zalando Connected Retail by digitizing their inventory from local stores and processing orders via Zalando’s platform.

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