The position will see you take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the whole operation, reporting directly to the Chairman. You will be responsible for the strategic direction of the business and you have the opportunity to further develop and grow this great British Brand.
The business has a worldwide presence, in wholesale B2B and e-commerce B2C, together with eight physical retail stores in the UK and a number of international concessions and franchises.
On a day-to-day basis the role will be varied, with a number of senior people and functions reporting directly into this role.
We are looking for someone who ideally has prior experience as a CEO or Managing Director in a premium quality brand (not necessarily in shoes), encompassing the manufacturing supply chain as well as the retail side. The person will have a proven track record of directing, driving and overseeing business growth in the fashion / retail industry. We are looking for someone with great commercial acumen, strong intellect and a good judge of character.
A solid academic background with a graduate level of education or equivalent is important. A Chartered Accountancy qualification is very desirable. Also is the capacity to work collaboratively with the business owners to help them realise their visions for the company.
The successful candidate will be based at the company headquarters in Northamptonshire