Senior Associate Transformation Office (f/m/d)

Job description

As of 1st of March, the zooplus executive management has been extended with a Chief Transformation Officer, ex-McKinsey and Sr Executive, Olav Jørgensen. 

Olav has set out the ambition to build the worlds best Transformation office, gathering a team of highly motivated, experienced, self-starting and passionate Transformation super stars. zooplus is hence, amongst a list of new team members, currently seeking a Senior Associate to report into the Chief Transformation officer. This role provides an outstanding platform for a highly talented individual to work under the immediate supervision of executive management to support key business decision-making. The role is positioned to interact closely with stakeholder across the organization, the wider executive leadership team as well as with top-tier private equity investors Hellman & Friedman and EQT. 

In the beginning, the Transformation Office will - amongst other topics - focus on further development of Own Brands at zooplus as well as on optimization of current Pricing and Promotion strategy. This list will expand, as the team of Transformation super stars expands.

  • As part of the Transformation office, support on 1-2 value creation initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business in zooplus
  • Act an analytical powerhouse in the project teams, and support on “getting to the answer” to solve major organizational opportunities
  • Be part of supporting the project team and the organization on successful project delivery which includes full implementation from initiation to deployment – sharp focus on getting things done
  • Work with the team to establish best practices, digital tools, templates, policies, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization going forward
  • Build consistent and high-quality presentation material for internal and external stakeholders


  • Top tier education with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Consistent top performer preferably with experience from a leading strategy consulting firm, or evidence of working in a strategic and advisory capacity
  • Exceptional business insight with outstanding analytical skills and business judgment
  • Strong influencing skills, EQ and ability to operate credibly with senior management team as well as the whole company
  • Inclusive and collaborative style of working. Works with others, follows as well as leads, bring others along on the journey
  • Agile and pragmatic attitude with real ability to engineer change and impact at scale
  • Strong track record in project and process management
  • Highly results oriented. Strong sense of personal accountability

What is offered with this position:

  • Huge learning curve
  • High-paced and impact focused role, from which you will quickly know the entire organization. 
  • Highly competitive comp, reflecting the high impact on the organization
  • FUN, while on the job, or at our team off sites in the Alpes

What makes zooplus a great place to work:

🌎 Motivated and friendly teams with over 50 nationalities

🙌 Dedicated Buddy to support your onboarding

💪 A partnership with a selected gym

🏬 A central office location in Munich

✈️Flexible working hours and healthy work-life balance with 28 vacation days (plus Dec 24th and 31st off)

⏰A hybrid working model with 2 office- & 3 flexible days

💻Modern workspaces, state-of-the-art equipment, and mobile phone

📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities

🐾 Employee discount for all company shops

💰Company pension scheme

🎈 Company events