Role details

Head of Retail

London   •   £60,000 - £61,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Head of Retail Position With Our Reputable Client Based in London
  • Joining a Global Business, There Are Fantastic Opportunities to Progress

About Our Client

Based in the Catering and Hospitality sector our client runs a truly global business that is utilised by many different travel companies. Offering a diverse range of products and unique solutions has been key whilst also offering a variety of services and network solutions. With links to travel retail our client is always looking to develop passenger experiences and maximise customer satisfaction. Recognising the achievement of employees is a core philosophy of our client and they continually look to develop their Team Member's careers.

Job Description

The role will principally involve leading the companies travel retail business and maximising sales whilst driving profit. This is a key hire for the business and the candidate should previously have held responsibility for a category or retail business. Alongside the aforementioned general responsibilities the role will include though is not limited to the following:

  • Conducting regular analysis into current market trends/competitor performances and offerings.
  • Briefing Range Managers whilst developing ranges to ensure that they have a clear understanding of key strategies.
  • Overseeing promotions and constructing a rota for range changes that are in line with currently market trends. Ensuring that all the relevant authorities are fully informed and aware of business plans.
  • Preparing for and contributing significantly to revenue meetings.
  • Producing incentive schemes and communicating them.
  • Representing the business to key stakeholders and internal development forums.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will need to fit into the client's company's culture of attention to detail and also have a very commercial acumen. The successful applicant will already have experience working within the in High Street or Travel Retail industry. In addition, the following traits are desirable

  • Negotiation skills
  • Extensive Team Management Skills
  • Hardworking nature
  • Ability to overcome challenges
  • Driving Licence
  • Proactive approach to complex challenges

What's on Offer

£60,000 Per Annum + Car + Benefits

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