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Commercial Business Manager

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Up to £50000.00 per annum Pension Scheme, Bonus/Shares
Sally Criddle

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Sally Criddle

Commercial Business Manager

Our client a leading Retail E-commerce Business based in Leeds are looking for a Commercial Business Manager to support and oversee their growth strategy, lead and develop their £3.5million Retail E-commerce Business including 2 websites, operations and employees, holding full P&L accountability.

You will ensure productivity and efficiency including setting and implementing business strategies, evaluating company performance, and supervising employees. As a competent leader you will provide guidance that enhances performance in a manner which incorporates the company's vision and culture. The goal will be to ensure the profitability of our company's activities to drive sustainable development and long-term success.

The role requires:

  • At least 3 years' experience as a Commercial Manager or relevant managerial role
  • Prior E-commerce experience and up-to-date knowledge of relevant trends
  • Proven experience with business and strategy development processes
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, specifically around listening, questioning, delegating, coaching, and building relationships
  • Previous data analysis experience
  • Proven ability with financial and budgetary processes
  • Good understanding of research methods and data analysis techniques
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

Responsibilities: -

  • Supervise employee productivity and coach toward improved efficiency with internal processes that adhere to legal guidelines
  • Provide appropriate data analytics to appropriate management teams
  • Work with senior team to develop long-term strategic initiatives
  • To forecast and plan accurately, providing an annual business plan, monthly forecasts, weekly figures and statistics
  • Participate in competitive analysis and pricing strategy development
  • Support customer-facing operations, including sales, marketing, and public relations
  • Developing business management goals and objectives that lead to growth and prosperity
  • Designing and implementing business plans and strategies to promote the attainment of goals
  • Ensuring that the company has the adequate and suitable resources to complete its activities

Desirable

  • Bachelor's degree in business, management, or related field
  • Experience trading via marketplaces
  • Strong capabilities with database and information systems software
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, databases and information systems
  • Understanding of GDPR principles and compliance

Salary: £40-50k dependant on experience

Bonus 15% of salary against specific targets around business growth and profit.

For more information about this role apply now or call Sally at Headway Recruitment.

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Headway Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to a policy of diversity, equality and inclusion.

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