Job Type: Retail Business Director
Salary/package: Competitive with benefits.
Location: Preston – National Travel
Are you a strong, influential Retail Business Director/Operations Director/Head of Retail within the consumer/retail industry? Are you looking to join a values driven business? If so please read on for this exciting opportunity!
Joining this business will enable you to influence and develop a multi-faceted operation. The business command a lot of respect within their market, due to the high standards of their products – and always strive for further success.
Reporting to the Board, the Retail Director will have a diverse range of responsibilities, overseeing a senior management team of 4 Area Managers.
Oversee all aspects of strategic sales and marketing leadership, customer service, logistics and staff development.
Overall operational responsibility and is expected to spend the majority of their time overseeing the Ops team’s execution of Company Ops strategy.
Direct report of 4 Persons (Area Managers) and circa 50 Branches
Driving increase in Gross/Net Sales and operating profit.
Develop business through expansion of branch network, optimising lean, efficient and profitable branch structures
Facing challenges - ability to lead, inspire and motivate teams
We look for pace of progression, breadth of exposure and tangible results.
You will have a proven track record within FMCG/Retail/Retail Service – Essential
Able to drive change and improvement
Driving sales growth
Providing coaching and support to a diverse team
You will be commercially astute with the ability to deal with all management levels.
Retail management experience
This is a rare and tremendously exciting opportunity with the chance to operate at senior management level for a truly fantastic Retail business. Should you have the relevant experience, please do not hesitate to apply.
Apply now to Ali Jafri at The Advocate Group – on (phone number removed).
Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.
Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business