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Managing Director - Homewares

Job Title: Managing Director - Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91464
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2013 18:05

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a talented Director to join a non-fashion retailer based in the North West. This is a pivotal role for the business as you will be taking charge of the business and driving it forward. You will also be responsible for the overall product within the business whilst heading up the buying & merchandise teams as well as additional responsibility for retail operations. Key responsibilities: * To approve range and sales plans and the placing of any merchandise commitment * Develop the product and merchandise strategy to meet agreed corporate objectives * Drive the front end product development strategy * Ensure a thorough knowledge of the stores and competition This role will suit individuals: * With a high level of buying & merchandising experience operating at senior/directorship level from a blue chip retail background * Current or recent background within retail homewares either hardlines or textiles based - this is essential. * Natural business leader with excellent man-management skills * True retail specialist who has exposure to overseeing retail stores and operations This is an excellent senior appointment and a role which will offer the job holder the opportunity to put their mark on a ever-growing retail business 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.