April 2018

Retail Director role with complex, multi-site organisation

This position is now closed

If you like the sound of this role our specialist Rob Seery can help you find your next career move.

The Role

The individual reports to the CEO, and has full responsibility for the overall management, control and leadership of our client’s retail business.

Salary: Strong base and wider corporate package. Location: Ireland

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Responsible for the transformation of the portfolio of products and services that are delivered across the entire network.
  • Leading the delivery of the largest ever redesign of this business’ network and proposition, creating a world-class retail organisation.
  • As part of this redesign, deliver a genuine and sustainable step up in terms of customer service, experience and satisfaction.
  • Bring focus to the organisation, establishing clear goals, whilst leveraging the organisation’s personality and culture.
  • Instil best practice across the network, ensuring the ‘basics’ are done every day irrespective of size of store or profile of store.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Have at least 5 years’ senior management or director level experience working in a complex, fast-paced retail environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate deep understanding of convenience retailing, ideally with franchise ownership being a common ingredient.
  • An excellent track record in identifying customer needs, therefore commercial opportunities, and build a sustainable, profitable proposition around this.
  • Be able to demonstrate an aptitude for leading a large colleague population, possessing that knack for communicating at all levels. Experience in a unionised environment would be beneficial.
  • Experienced in implementing profit enhancement strategies of the scale that directly impact on total group performance.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss in more detail

Completed Project