Head of Trading- Retail
Retail - Sales - FMCG / Consumer Goods

Job Title: 
Head of Trading- Retail
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Base Salary: 
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.

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.