Our client is a well-known retail multiple, renowned throughout the UK and they are becoming increasingly more visible across other continents. As part of their current growth strategy they are now keen to recruit a Trading Director to take responsibiility for key food categories at an exciting time for the business.
Managing a cross-functional commercial team, the remit will encompass responsibility for overseeing the trading strategy and proposition with full P&L accountability. Working closely with the extensive supply base you will be expected to enhance the existing relationships and identify new, innovative initiatives for the business.
To apply, it is likely you will be at Trading Controller or Director level and possess good commercial experience gained within a major food multiple. You will have a good comprehension of a range of key grocery and ambient food markets and have good man-management skills. Commercial, resilient, with good leadership ability, you will be ready to take on a high profile, senior role offering considerable accountability and the opportunity to really make an immediate impression.
- Analytical Skills
- Supplier Negotiation
- Man Management