Head of Retail and Trading

Recruiter
Easy Web Recruitment
Location
Kegworth
Salary
10000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Retail and Trading 

Are you looking for your next strategic challenge? This role has the potential to progress to a Deputy Director. Can you take it there? 

As one of the most successful and dynamic charities in the UK, our client operates the national Children’s Air Ambulance and the local air ambulance services for Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland. 

Each of their services works tirelessly to save lives and alleviate sickness, wherever and whenever possible. They are compassionate, courageous and creative in everything they do and they care about their patients, their supporters, their partners and their colleagues. 

Position: Head of Retail and Trading 
Location: Kegworth, Derbyshire, with travel to our Charity Head Office in Rugby as well as shop locations throughout the UK. 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: Negotiable, dependent on experience 

Closing Date: 9:00am Thursday 30th March 
Interview Date: Friday 7th April 

Should you be successful there will be an assessment centre day on Thursday the 13th April 

About the role: 

Over the last six years they have built their retail chain from scratch to 40 shops, including a successful internet trading arm. This is just the beginning of a very exciting journey, they are set to double their portfolio over the next four years. 

Reporting to the Director of Trading, you will lead the strategic development of existing and new retail income for the client, deputising for the Director of Trading. Managing the UK Sales Manager, New Shops Development Manager, Online Trading Manager, New Goods Manager and Property Manager, working alongside the Head of Recycling. Also working with other internal departments including but not limited to Finance, Fundraising and Marketing. 

About you: 

To be successful in this role you will have experience of operating at a similar level, and possess strong influencing and negotiations skills. Strong and proven analytical skills are required, as is experience of forecasting, budgeting, monitoring sales and profits. You will have well-developed interpersonal skills, the ability to think outside the box, and strong leadership skills. 

A full driving licence is also required for this role. 

Previous experience of working with Charity Retail is desirable, as is an understanding of recycling operations. 

You may have experience of the following: Head of Retail and Trading, Head of Retail, Head of Trading, Trading Manager, Retail Manager, Shop Manager, Retail Manager, Forecasting, Budgeting, Monitoring Sales, Sale Manager, head of Sales, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.