Trading Director TD/219/02
Retail - FMCG / Consumer Goods
£150k base

Job Title: 
Trading Director TD/219/02
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Retail
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£150k base
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
TD/219/02
About this position: 

Our client is a leading British variety retailer who sells a wide range of household goods across strategically placed stores throughout the UK. Due to major growth in recent times and entry into new categories they are looking to appoint a trading director food.

The Role: 
  • Reporting to the board and a key member of the senior leadership team, you will design and deliver effective buying strategies to maximise revenue and margins across a range of food categories.

 

  • Will lead, mentor and develop a multifunctional team with 12 direct reports whilst constantly assessing current and potential supplier’s market/category trends to ensure corporate targets are achieved and exceeded.

 

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

 

  • Will have significant exposure to food categories, with the ability to contribute across all functions in a growing UK retailer.