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Head of E-commerce

Job Title: Head of E-commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91517
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.12558.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 21, 2013 11:56

Job Description

This rapidly growing luxury retailer in Dubai is looking for an experienced and ambitious Head of E-commerce to take overall strategic responsibility for the development of its multichannel offering. This will includes responsibility for E-commerce P&L as well as the optimisation of the customer journey for the new website. As the Head of E-commerce, your responsibilities will be: * Delivery of ambitious sales and growth targets with an increase in conversion rates and spend per head * To understand the needs of local and ex-pat customers to ensure a quality customer journey and user experience * Embracing the greater picture and delivery of change and innovation to the site and its products * To ensure digital marketing is optimised to its full potential through SEO, PPC and affiliate marketing so profits are maximised * Overseeing the fulfilment operation for the website to improve efficiency and customer service * Leading and supporting a large digital team to develop the growth of its E-commerce offerings Experience required: * Proven experience in implementing change within a multichannel retailer * Experience in site optimisation, user experience, fulfilment and delivery, customer acquisition, retention and conversion * Ability to influence at board level while being an exceptional communicator * Good P&L management experience * Highly commercial and numerate This retailer sees the E-commerce sector as a real growth area and is therefore looking for someone with experience of developing a multichannel retailer into a market leader. The salary and package is dependent on experience but will be circa £70k tax free. Please apply below if you feel you have the necessary skills, using an up to date CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.