Commercial Director

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£excellent + benefits
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
14 Nov 2016
Ref
DA/17083
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

This Omni-channel, niche retail brand is keen to attract a high calibre Commercial Director to work closely with the Founder and the rest of the executive team.  This is a newly created opportunity to support the continued growth of the business and the successful candidate will direct and implement the business plan over the next 3 years.  You must already be operating at Board Director Level within an Omni-channel fashion business where you will have broad based experience across a variety of areas.  Key requirements and responsibilities will include:

  • Multi-channel retail fashion background
  • Track record in setting and implementing business strategy and long term plans
  • Ability to manage a variety of areas across international trade, ecommerce and retail with a knowledge of design, B&M, digital commerce and marketing functions
  • Highly analytical with an good understanding of IT and systems
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Lead with a customer focused approach
  • Collaborative approach, used to working within a non-hierarchical structure
  • Dynamic and ambitious with the ability to motivate and collaborate at all levels

The successful candidate will need to have broad based retail experience as well as strong professional qualifications (ideally underpinned with an MBA). You will also need to fit the company culture which values people and the planet alongside profit, running a commercially viable business whilst operating ethically with suppliers and local communities. 

Ref: DA/17083