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.
- 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.
- 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.