Head of eCommerce - Retail - Online - Marketing - Multi-channel

We're working with a highstreet retailer who recently secured external investment to spike the businesses growth to a new level and firmly establish themselves in the digital world as seriously scary competitor to other eCommerce businesses in their market. Their previous online sales have been consistent but with no digitally savvy brains in-house it's potential has never fully been realised. With money to spend on building bigger online presence, they're looking to hire a seasoned eCommerce guru to take responsibility of where and how budgets are aligned, define project delivery processes and oversee the growth of all eCommerce contributors.

The role reports directly into the board and will have you working with numerous other departments. Strong stakeholder management experience is essential as is an ability to communicate on a variety of levels. Your responsibilities will be broad covering everything within eCommerce from marketing and customer experience to IT and design.

Currently much of their eCommerce operation is managed by an external agency, a large part of the role initially will be to manage the transition of relevant resource to an in-house team.

Some of the key experience points we're looking for include:
- At least 3 years experience managing entire eCommerce teams
- Track record of increasing website traffic, sales and customer retention figures etc...
- Solid stakeholder management skills
- Able to manage technical IT resource
- Previous retail experience
- Confident defining project delivery strategies
- Commercially minded and proven ability managing large budgets
- Good man management and offshore / offsite management

With a senior role such as this we're looking for a certain type of person as much as we're looking for a certain type of experience. The job spec is broad as are the responsibilities, but if you feel you have the experience to lead a small eCommerce operation and play a key role in growing a business then don't hesitate to submit a recent copy of your CV with full contact details for immediate consideration.
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