Head of Merchandising and Products (mat cover)

circa £80,000 per annum
28 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
FMCG, Retail
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract

12 month mat cover.
Looking for an experienced Head of Grocery Merchandising to help drive business forward.

What will you do?
Leading a team of 8, the role is responsible for ensuring the shopper has the best possible shopping experience on apps and web.

  • Bring together business strategy, customer research and behavioural data in order to identify high impact product opportunities for future development
  • Prioritise and maximise business value from product developments by understanding customer shopping behaviours and commercial implications
  • Support product managers to understand and spec out customer and business requirements for improvements through working with Data Science, User Experience, Trading and Marketing teams
  • Ensure all projects are built to customer friendly and commercially savvy spec and launch as planned. Work across the business to ensure that time-smart solutions can be found
  • Support the Merchandising Manager to oversee the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of all onsite product merchandising including product details, images, search experience, navigation and events
  • Drive innovation and provide inspiration for our customers through continually thinking through new ways to shop that drive conversion and sales

What will you have?

  • Experience in e-commerce
  • Analytical and confident to use insight to make decisions
  • Decisive with strong communication skills
  • Customer focused with commercial acumen

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