Head of Product

Posted by Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment 22/07/2020

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£70,000 - £80,000/annum
Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment

Zachary Daniels are proud to be partnered with a trusted and credible client operating in a market with expected growth of 6% in the next financial year. Based in the East Midlands, we are looking to appoint a Head of Product to join the team.

As Head of Product for our client based in the East Midlands, you will be tasked with leading a team to implement and deliver a well thought out product strategy.

Applying a balanced focus across both the product and commercials, you will be responsible for your own P&L and day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, coach and inspire a high performing product team
  • Create, implement and review a market leading strategy that enables the business to both react to the market, whilst getting ahead of the competition in a well planned manner
  • Review pricing and ranging regularly
  • Keep close to the market to identify trends and create a strategy to deliver highly commercial and desirable ranges
  • Work closely with Retail, Marketing, Digital and Supply Chain to meet deadlines and ensure a collaborative approach
  • Create a true brand identity through well planned and executed ranges
  • Source and negotiate both domestically and from the Far East

About you:

  • You will be a data driven and product person
  • A mix of FMCG and GM experience is desirable
  • Exceptional relationship skills with the ability to quickly build and further maintain strong relationships, both internally and externally
  • Great presentation and negotiation skills
  • Experience leading a high performing buying team
  • A hands on approach balanced with applying a strategic view
  • A visible team player with a strong work ethic
  • A calm head, a curious eye and a love of building credible and commercial ranges
  • A people's person who can bring out the best in others!
  • A minimum of 5 years retail buying experience at a similar level

To find out more or be considered for this, please apply now!

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