Group Trading Director Retail

United Kingdom
Base Salary: £150,000 Benefits: Executive Package
14 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Contract Type

Our client is a British Variety Retail Group who sell a wide range of products across strategically placed stores throughout the UK. Due to recent major growth and entry into new categories, they are looking to appoint a Group Trading Director

The Role

  • Reporting directly to the main board and a key member of the senior leadership team, you will design and deliver effective buying strategies to maximise revenues and margins across a range of consumer goods categories.



  • You will lead, mentor and develop a multifunctional team with several direct reports whilst constantly assessing current and potential supplier’s market/category trends to ensure that corporate targets are achieved and exceeded.
  • You will work closely with the Group’s Ecommerce Function to grow their online product offerings and develop a sustainable growth strategy across a variety of digital sales platforms.

The Person

  • Of graduate calibre, you have significant experience managing a large buying function in the UK retail sector, including developing and sourcing products from a wide supplier base.



  • You will have demonstrated your ability to significantly increase category market share and profitability within the UK retail sector.
  • You will be capable of creating lasting mutually beneficial relationships with a global supplier base.

In the first instance please forward relevant CV’s by email including your current remuneration package quoting.  to:-

Barnaby Stewart Senior Executive Search Ltd


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