Head of Trading

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Bradford
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
13 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Head of Trading with a major FMCG business in West Yorkshire. This is a challenging role for an experienced commercial professional to lead key strategic initiatives in challenging economic conditions. As volatile price fluctuates in raw materials and an increasingly complex supply chain continue to place pressure on retailers and manufacturers. This role is pivotal to develop plans that meet the ever-changing demands of consumers.

Main duties include:

*Formulate the vision, strategy and roadmap for the portfolio of products
*Work with internal departments to construct strategies for performance, planning and lifecycle management
*Identify and drive improvements on product performance and SLAs
*Build market knowledge and assess new product opportunities to grow revenue
*Conduct market / commercial analysis to identify gaps, overlaps and synergies
*Provide leadership and commercial guidance to all stakeholders

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

*Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
*Demonstrable track record in product management
*Excellent analytical skills
*Extensive demonstrable experience in successfully leading and conducting commercial strategies, financial planning and portfolio management in an FMCG environment
*Proven experience in building and nurturing positive internal relationships with senior management, key users and business Stakeholders
*Proven experience in building and nurturing positive external relationships with Vendors & Suppliers
*Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to champion the vision of the organisation
*Proven track record of consistent performance and delivery

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on 01924 635 007 or 07710 096 840.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Procurement and Supply Chain positions, visit www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com


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