Head of E-Commerce

United Arab Emirates
Job Type:

Head of E-Commerce required 
Retail Division 
Monthly to 30000 AED + bonus, flight, medical, visa

You will have 4 years E-com retail experience and a proven ability to develop and deliver strategic growth 

As Head of Ecommerce, you will be reporting directly into the CEO of Retail with responsibility for managing the development and growth of the site, optimising the Customer experience.

With a track record of success of either launching a new website to market or re-launching a website to perform better, you will have commercial acumen and be experienced in managing a P&L for an E-Commerce business. 


Key responsibilities include:

P&L management and cost control

Work closely with the digital agencies to deliver, at pace, profitable customers to the site, monitoring and optimising the performance of marketing campaigns to maximise ROI

Deliver continuous on-site optimisation and

Define objectives and deliverables to improve visitor traffic, promote engagement and increase new customer acquisition growth

Working closely with Purchasing in merchandising the site and setting the pricing and Supply Chain to ensure an efficient delivery model

Review online customer buying behaviour through the use of web analytics tools to identify areas for improvement and recommend the most effective strategies

Conduct competitor reviews to ensure the site's pricing remains market leading

Identify innovation opportunities to support the brand through digital channels

The ideal Head of Ecommerce candidate will have:

Entrepreneurial spirit, with strong commercial acumen and the ability to deliver at pace

Previous experience in launching a fully optimised website is preferred, but not essential

Clear knowledge and understanding of SEO, PPC, affiliate marketing and display advertising

Demonstrable experience of content management systems

Educated to degree level, in marketing or a related subject advantageous but not essential


Excellent communication / interpersonal skills both written and verbal

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