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Head of Stores Development

Job Title: Head of Stores Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber,
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + BONUS+BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q101535
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 29, 2016 16:13

Job Description

This is a senior level role that will lead the simplification strategy of one of the UK's leading retail businesses, driving one of the biggest enablers for the corporate strategy.

Through listening to both the customer and colleagues, the role will involve building the capability of the team, to develop a long term strategy and succession of projects to embed industry leading systems, processes and ways of working in all aspects of the store operation.

The role will involve:

  • Driving improvements in the customer shopping journey
  • Simplification of colleague roles
  • Creation of a pipeline of activity
  • Delivering productivity profit savings

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Display strong leadership, coaching, development and performance management of teams
  • Be a strong influencer
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills
  • Have experience of step change process improvement and innovation
  • Have experience of wider store support functions (logistics, commercial, manufacturing…)
  • Be knowledgeable of process improvement techniques (Six Sigma or similar)

If you have proven experience of delivering productivity gains and managing key relationships with exec teams and through to retail leadership teams, then this chance to join a company in a period of positive growth and change will suit you perfectly.

In return for you hard work and dedication you will reward with a salary of circa £120k plus an excellent bonus and benefits package.

Apply with your most up to date CV quoting ref. Q101535

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.