Commerical Manager - Wholesale & International

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Location
England,Surrey
Salary
£200 - £350 per day
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
1628649
Contact
Emily Matthews
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Retail
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities:



* Acting as second in command for the Head of International on day-to-day running of the department including preparing strategy packs; scoping new partnerships from a commercial and operational perspective.
* Managing the critical path and on boarding of new UK and international partners (wholesale, concessions and franchise) from a commercial and operational perspective.
* Lead the commercial negotiations, contract signing and preparing a Profit & Loss for every new partner to sing off with the board.
* Support the Head of International on tracking the department performance from a sales and costs perspective.
* Be the key point of contact for internal Legal, Finance, Supply Chain and Buying and Merchandise to drive the wholesale & international department priorities.
* Setting up internal processes and procedures to on-board and maximise the sales and profit opportunities with existing and new wholesale and international partners.
* Build relationships across the Ann Summers business functions and other Brands to ensure best practices are met and maintained
* Meeting of the Company`s Values.



Skills and Experience:

* Possess excellent commercial awareness and ability to drive profit
* Currently working in international retail business
* ideally experience in business development and driving multiple projects simultaneously
* Ideally with a background in Commercial, Finance or Operational Management
* Have proven success at managing international relationships
* Have an established track record of operational excellence
* Be able to demonstrate pro-activity in sourcing new ideas and inspiration
* Demonstrate good analytical skills, excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills
* Display excellent inter-personal and presentation skills
* Have experience of working as part of a fast paced team as well as an ability to work independently
* Can perform under pressure and operate in a fast past environment