Job Title: CEO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: STI
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH8776_1554445000
Contact Name: Garry Connell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 17:16

Job Description

You will enjoy working in an environment that is based on collaboration, creativity and values. Established for 40 years, our client has 52 strategically located stores and has a strong reputation for product quality, customer service and in-house culture.

Reporting to the Chair and board your responsibilities will include:

  • To lead the strategic and operational management of the company.
  • Drive sustainable company sales, margin and profit growth and continually improve KPI's to industry standards.
  • Management of all key functional areas including merchandise, retail operations, Planning, Finance and People &Culture.
  • Updating the board on the implementation of agreed strategies, plans and business performance metrics.
  • Ensuring adherence to standards for social, ethical and environmental practises.
  • Providing inspirational leadership with responsibility for continual cultural improvement.
  • Ensure technology resources are maintained and developed
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers and contractors
  • Manage leasing and site selection.
  • Ensuring range development is well managed with the desired focus of private label.

To be successful for this role you will ideally have experience in a similar CEO/MD role within a smaller retail organisation or alternatively held a Head of Product role in a larger organisation. In either case preference will be given to those with a Textiles, homewares, apparel, or fashion background. Other attributes include:

  • Effectively plan workload & prioritise tasks and achieve deadlines
  • Be a clear communicator & negotiator with the ability to influence and work well with a variety of people
  • Have strong leadership, management and coaching skills to develop others
  • Commercial aptitude,stong negotiator, preferably with tertiary qualifications.
  • Ability to balance creativity with retail commercial thinking
  • Strong personal integrity who thrives in a non-hierarchical environment.
  • Ability to direct and manage all key functional areas including merchandise, retail operations, Planning, Finance and People &Culture.

To apply, please use the appropriate link quoting reference #8776.

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