Detail 2 Retail
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Retail - Premium High Street Retailer - Job Summary

Our client is a leading premium brand that are looking for a commercially minded and ambitious Head of Retail to guide the future direction of one of the most recognisable names on the High Street. Overseeing all functions including retail, wholesale and training, this is an ideal role for a top performing manager who is comfortable working with a high level of autonomy and has excellent influencing skills to help develop their own vision of where the business is heading. The company pride themselves on putting the customer at the heart of all decisions and want a Head of Retail who can reflect this ethos.

Head of Retail - Premium High Street Retailer - Role Responsibility

The role oversees all functions including retail, wholesale and training and provides vital leadership across the senior team.

Responsible for defining, achieving and surpasses all internal targets including sales and profit growth
Driving exceptional levels of customer service standards across the wider business, with the customer at the heart of all decisions being made
Vital influencing skills both internally and with external partners to the business
Responsible for the successful launch of new projects including store change and opening programmes
Drives excellent standards for internal communication
Creating and developing an attitude where the customer is at the heart of all decisions made

Head of Retail - Premium High Street Retailer - The Ideal Candidate

This role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to be part of an expanding company who is committed to fulfilling career development to suit the individual needs.

Previous experience in a senior leadership role within the retail industry
Additional previous experience with wholesale / franchise industries is also preferred
Excellent communication and influencing skills
Perceptive leader with a real passion for building a strong team
Financial awareness in order to develop the business using problem solving skills
Forward thinking
Ambition to continually drive the business forward

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