Head of Retail

Recruiter
Lord Search & Selection
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

c. £70,000 p.a. + Bonus + Car Allowance & Benefits
Multi-Site Retail Operation
West Midlands


The Role

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for a current portfolio of over 30 sites across the UK. Key responsibilities include developing and implementing the retail strategy and business plan to ensure the annual profit target is achieved and ideally exceeded. Play a key role in setting the brand standards, store format and merchandising programmes that continually improves the customer shopping experience. Critical to your success will be your ability to lead, manage and continually develop and retain the existing team of retail professionals within the stores, in addition to taking the lead in managing the relationships with the key stakeholders with the brand partner and internally.


The Person

Such a diverse role calls for a highly experienced retail professional with a demonstrable track record of success in managing Convenience/Grocery/CTN/Forecourt format stores at Area or Regional level. Comfortable with full P & L responsibility, you will be an individual who enjoys the positive pressure of working within a fast paced, continually changing, profit and results driven business. Current or recent experience of managing store roll-out and/or refresh programmes is essential, as are outstanding project management skills. A brand ambassador and a genuine leader, who can inspire, coach and develop a team to achieve financial and operational success.


The Company

With an impressive portfolio of leading fast food, catering, hospitality, accommodation and retail brands, our client is one of the fastest growing and profitable organisations within this sector. Their impressive growth has been achieved by an on-going multi-million pound investment programme in their 20 strong facilities infrastructure in the UK, backed by an unparalleled culture and reputation for providing the highest levels of customer service and operational efficiency.


How to Apply

So if you are looking for a platform for further career progression and an opportunity to make a major contribution to the strategic direction and future success of a well-established, market leading business, please apply attaching your full CV in Word format and quote your current remuneration details, together with reference no 370798.