Trading Manager (E-commerce)

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360264

 Job Description

New E-commerce Trading Manager role with a forward thinking, multi site retail business. If you have online Trading experience and want to work for a company which offers autonomy and a flexible work environment, please do not delay in sending your CV via this advert.

Are you an experienced Trading Manager who has online Trading experience?  Do you long for a job that will offer the opportunity to fulfil your potential while maintaining a balance of work and home life through flexible work options?  If the answer is YES, then look no further, I have the job for you!  Grafton Procurement and Supply, Belfast have been retained by a leading retail business to appoint an E-commerce Trading Manager.  With outlets in Northern Ireland and the UK and an established e-commerce platform, you will be joining a successful enterprise who have built a reputation for innovation and excellence in the retail space.

The Trading department a dynamic team whose job it is to maximise sales and profit by delivering effective management of the online trading portfolio.  The department is split into various spend categories.  This is a management level role where you will be expected to coach, mentor and develop the trading team.

As E-Commerce Trading Manager you will be responsible for the day to day management of all online activities across the E-Commerce Trading function.  You will work with Site and Channel Managers to deliver sales, margin and gross profit targets, assessing commercial opportunities to maximise business performance.  As E-Commerce Trading Manager you will research and develop new revenue streams for the Trading channel and ensure that all pricing and promotional activity is in line with margin targets.  You will analyse metrics and competitor activity to ensure the business maintains a competitive advantage.  This is a cross-functional position where you will be liaising with stores, online warehouse teams.  You will be expected to plan seasonal trading activity and keep abreast of market trends within the online trading space.

The successful E-Commerce Trading Manager will be joining an energetic retail environment with a unique culture and outlook.  My client promotes a positive, fun and supportive work environment where people are developed and listened too.  On top of the flexible work and work from home options already mentioned, the successful candidate will enjoy a highly competitive remuneration package and salary will be tailored to your experience.

You should be degree qualified with previous experience in E-Commerce Trading in a similar role to be successful.  Proven track record of delivering results by maximising sales, profitability and budget is required.  In addition, the successful E-Commerce Trading Manager should have previous management experience. You should be IT literate and strong numerical and data analysis skills required.  This position will require travel throughout the UK and Europe and the successful candidate should have a full, clean driving licence and access to a car.

Interested candidates who are meeting the criteria should forward an up to date CV via this advert. Your CV should clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria as no assumptions can be made for shortlisting.

If you would like to discuss this E-Commerce Trading Manager job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings at Grafton, Belfast.

If this Trading Manager is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other buying, purchasing, trading, procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you – I am registering new jobs every day.

You must have a current, valid UK work permit to be considered for this job and only candidate’s whose CV is meeting the criteria will be accepted.