Head of Buying / Head of Retail Buying / Head of Gift Category Management – 3 month contract

Head of Buying / Head of Retail Buying / Head of Gift Category Management is needed by a leading eCommerce retailer to take full ownership of their supplemental gifting category.

The Head of Buying / Head of Retail Buying / Head of Gift Category Management will be responsible for:
*Planning new product lines and partnerships for seasonal sale increases to supplement and compliment the current categories
*Creating new partnerships with high-end brands and suppliers
*Negotiation best deals with partnerships
*Managing pricing, cost and margin optimisation

The Head of Buying / Head of Retail Buying / Head of Gift Category Management must:
*Have senior level experience in a buying / category management position
*Ideally come from retail / eCommerce background where physical stock is held
*Be analytically minded and make data-based decisions
*Have an excellent understanding of customer persona and be able to choose products accordingly
*Have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to present strategy cases at board level
*Ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent
*Have excellent communication skills in written & verbal English

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of Buying / Head of Retail Buying / Head of Gift Category Management to become part of a growing, household, eCommerce brand where they can have a real influence on the direction of the business in a short period of time.

Intelligent People is a specialist eCommerce recruitment agency

Salary £ 500 - £ 700 per day
Benefits 3 month contract
Type Contract
Location City of London, London
Discipline eCommerce Trading
Reference ACJO8559_1594908801

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