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Head of Retail - UK

Job Title: Head of Retail - UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94579
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2014 18:28

Job Description

A Head of Retail opportunity has come up for a heritage-led fashion retailer on the UK High Street. With c150 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, develop 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 am experienced Head of Retail/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. This position would ideally suit a candidate who currently within a fashion where exceeding sales through customer. 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. Head office is based in the North however requires travel to stores UK wide balanced with home based 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.