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Head of Retail - UK

Job Title: Head of Retail - UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North East England,
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: Q94579_1412966980
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2014 19:49

Job Description

A Head of Retail opportunity has come up fashion retailer on the UK High Street. With over 100 stores this business has a refreshed change of direction they are looking for an individual who can drive the companywide sales, standards & service through by inspirational leadership, showing passion and pride for the business.

This includes -

  • Drive sales growth through effective leadership and management of the retail operations team to exceed Company budgets.
  • Plan and implement a strategy for sales and operations management to meet agreed performance targets within agreed budgets.
  • Monitor, measure and report on Company sales performance, opportunities and development within agreed formats and timescales.
  • Liaise with other functional / departmental heads and directors to understand all necessary aspects of their areas and their impact on retail operations,
  • Establish key behaviours and cascade through the business.
  • Cross functional and business relationships with Brand, VM, central operations and property.
  • Manage relationship with boards, exec & shareholders

You must be able to drive a business at a more strategic yet realistic level due to their on-going focus on delivering on brand standards and looking for a inspirational leadership amongst stores. This company is looking for an-experienced Head of Retail Operations /Regional or Divisional Controller who will rise to the challenge of working in customer focused environment;where your role is to be able to lead & challenge to get results while embracing the visions & values of the business.

You must thrive in working in an autonomous working environment where you can demonstrate working to pace & working to your own initiative and take a fastidious attitude. You can be based anywhere in the UK as this is a field-based role balanced with home based & head office working.

To discuss the role further please, please send your CV quoting the reference Q94579.

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.