Head of Trading- Retail

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£90,000 benefits: executive package
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Ref
HOTR/706/04
Position/Level
Department Head
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a well renowned International retailer with a broad portfolio across branded FMCG
categories and published materials. Due to promotion, they are looking recruit a Head of Trading.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, you will design and deliver effective buying strategies to maximise revenues, increase margins and grow market share across the Group’s full portfolio.
  • You will lead, mentor and develop a multifunctional team with several direct reports whilst constantly assessing current and potential market trends to ensure that strong customer relations are maintained, and profit targets achieved.
  • You will work closely with the Group’s Senior Leadership Team and Digital Lead to help develop a sustainable and profitable Ecommerce function.

The Person:

  • Of graduate calibre, you will have significant experience of successfully leading a commercial/buying team in a fast-paced multi-site retail business.
  • You will have a strong track record in driving high performance and meeting demanding KPIs in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will be capable of creating lasting mutually beneficial relationships with both a Global supplier base and UK customer base across a wide range of FMCG & Media publication categories.

In the first instance please forward relevant CV’s by email including your current remuneration package quoting HOTR/706/04 to Barnaby Stewart Senior Executive Search Ltd

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