Operative Buyer - Non-Merchandising (All Genders)

Land : Deutschland Deutschland

Bundesland : Berlin

Stadt : BERLIN

Berufsfelder : Einkauf

Vertragsform : Festanstellung

Arbeitszeit : Vollzeit


As an Operative Buyer - Non-Merchandising Procurement (all genders) you will be part of the Finance Operations P2P Operative Procurement team responsible for the operational activities of indirect (non-merchandising) goods and services procurement in close collaboration with respective Business Units.

In this very exciting role, you will be working closely with various stakeholders across different business areas. In addition, you will bring P2P expertise, lead operational buying activities and you will have the opportunity to get insights on Indirect Procurement.


At Zalando, our vision is to be inclusive by design. And this vision starts with our hiring - we do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, sexual orientation, personal expression, ethnicity, religious belief, or disability status. You are welcome to leave out your picture, age, or marital status from your application. We only assess candidates on their qualifications and merit.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/our-impact/dobetter-our-diversity-and-inclusion-strategy

Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/our-impact/our-employee-resource-groups


  • You will procure goods and services for orders 75k€ in close alignment with the respective requestor(s) and provide regular status on your projects and deliver impactful results.
  • You will bring expertise in operational buying which includes collecting offers, negotiating terms and conditions and advice on vendor selection
  • You are accountable for executing the Request-to-Order and Vendor Onboarding processes flawlessly within the framework of the policy for indirect goods and services
  • You consult on P2P products, e.g. eCatalogs, vCards, Marketplaces, Blanket POs, One Time Vendor and drive implementation of efficiency measures.
  • You will assist and contribute to relevant cross-team initiatives and/or support requesters on P2P when required

  • you come with a background in business, management, finance, IT and/or engineering studies
  • You have an interest in Procurement, Buying and Supply Chain topics and bring first experience in negotiations
  • You have experience working with Google Sheets, Docs and Slides as well as MS Office, especially Excel
  • Attentive to detail, self-driven and the skill to work independently with a hands-on and responsible attitude
  • You are flexible, reliable and always happy to support in various tasks
  • Excellent communication skills in English, German is a plus
  • Thriving in fast-paced environments, embracing collaboration and acting proactively
  • Always willing to find practical solutions, organizing your workload efficiently, ensuring tasks are ready on time, are accurate and prioritized accordingly
  • Motivation and interest in processes, tools and numbers

Zalando provides a range of benefits, here's an overview of what you can expect. Ask your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about what we offer.

  • Employee shares program
  • 40% off fashion and beauty products sold and shipped by Zalando, 30% off Zalando Lounge, discounts from external partners
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • Hybrid working model with 60% (or more) remote per week, actual practice is up to each team to best support their collaboration
  • Work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
  • 27 days of vacation a year to start
  • Family services, including counseling and support
  • Health and wellbeing options (including Gympass)
  • Mental health support and coaching available
Learn all about Zalando and our values here: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/?gh_src=22377bdd1us

Fashion Jobs Einkäufer

| Festanstellung | Düsseldorf