Retail Services & Solutions Director

EUR120000 - EUR150000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
28 Jun 2018
28 Jul 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Contract Type
Full Time

Retail Services & Solutions Director

Multinational Industrial Retail Organziation (B2B)

Location - London, Paris or Munich

Salary - £110k-£130k (or € Equivalent) + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,

Following some substantial business acquisitions, this leading European B2B retailer is experiencing tremendous growth and transformation, complete re-shaping it's procurement and category management team from the top down. One of the last remaining vacancies as part of this transformation is the Services & Solutions Director who will be in charge of all business services & solutions and tasked with optimizing the portfolio in alignment with the business' growth strategy.

You will be a cross-functional business director working closely with Managing Directors, Product Managers, Sourcing teams, Sales and more to set-up and deliver new scalable services and solutions for the business and its customers. The ideal profile for this position will have a Management Consulting background with excellent Project Management and Commercial acumen, preferably with experience in Industrial Retail or B2B sectors.

Key responsibilities of the Retail Services & Solutions Director:

  • Map and analyse existing services & solutions portfolio
  • Identify opportunities to optimise existing service portfolio
  • Build new processes and KPIs to track value and performance of services
  • Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to identify new and innovative solutions to further increase market share and business performance
  • Lead projects with a focus on Profitability and Top-Line improvements

Key skills required for the Retail Services & Solutions Director:

  • A career background in management consulting, project management and/or innovation, preferably within the B2B retail indsutry
  • Excellent project management ability; experience in Procurement or Category Management projects is highly desirable
  • First class analytical and commerical acumen with excellent grasp of Excel and BI tools
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional business unit with a vast network of international stakeholders across Europe
  • Able to act as a change catalyst and challenge existing business practices

As the Retail Services & Solutions Director you will be directly reponsible for creating and implementing innovative new ideas that will directly impact business growth and profitability. If you are coming from the Management Consulting sector and looking for the right challenge to move back into a long-term indsutry position that this is a fantastic opportunity to make the change and join a fast-paced, forward thinking organization. To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Rikard at