Vice President - E-Commerce - Europe


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The VP eCommerce is responsible to build, operate and maximize the performance of the eCommerce business. 

In this position you will Design sales and profitability growth plans for the eCommerce channels and partner with Global and Retail to build a truly integrated Omni channel experience for the consumer.

Continuously improve consumer service and online experience in the view to maintain the highest brand equity. This role ensures a strategic drive for rapid and aggressive growth of the eCommerce business model over multiple years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute strategic direction and expansion planning for Ecommerce  business.
  • Design and build a high-performing Ecommerce organization leveraging eCom expertise and industry best practices
  • Execute the Ecommerce  portion of the operating model
  • Steer the Ecommerce team centrally
  • Input and Execute against the online Visual Merchandising Strategy to ensure seamless selection, ordering, and returning of online merchandise
  • Create definitions and communication of Ecommerce operating standards and policies for all online country sites ; within Global guideline
  • Drive Ecommerce Key Performance indicators (KPI’s): Traffic, Conversion, UPT , ATV, % channel contribution etc.
  • Ensure continuous improvement in brand leveraging real consumer insights
  • Build long-term relationships with our senior leaders of our European Team. 
  • To be capable to lead and deliver cross-functional initiatives both by direct management of people and by influencing at all levels within the company
  • To ensure efficient control of a cost centre
  • Minimum of +10 years multi-country strategic Ecommerce related experience – ideally in Ecommerce and or Digital preferably within Europe or Globally
  • Business acumen and entrepreneurship - in sales and building new organizations and teams
  • Game changer - influencing and changing both business and attitude through challenging leadership skills – challenge the way of working

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Global Retail Recruitment is an established global retail recruiter and executive search agency focusing on delivery of quality recruitment process and extensive knowledge in the retail sector. We assist candidates in their search for a new career with consideration to their personal requirements, key skills, future career path and capability of fulfilling our clients brief.

We have delivered success and continue to deliver quality retail recruitment process for candidates globally to leading brands in Europe, Asia, and MENA. Our recruitment success is based on our commitment to providing ethical, considerate and communicative recruitment service coupled with honest, professional advice.

We have significant experience in Luxury, Food, Fashion, Lifestyle, Variety Retail in operations and all support functions such as HR, Leadership, organisational development marketing, finance, buying, merchandising, VM, Supply, Logistics, Franchise, CRM, Real Estate, E-commerce and more.

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