Head of Trading- Retail
FMCG / Consumer Goods
About this position:
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.
- 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.
- 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.